in the presence of God – 896

and day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, [acts 2:46]   when we gather with other believers, the presence of the Lord sustains us, day by day.  for where two or three...

in the presence of God – 895

and they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. [acts 2:45]   money is always a difficult topic, because our wallets and bank accounts do a much better at revealing our hearts most anything...

in the presence of God – 894

and all who believed were together and had all things in common. [acts 2:44]   the Holy Spirit builds unified gospel community just as the Holy Spirit unified people from different regions through giving the gift of tongues at pentecost, he unifies believers of...

in the presence of God – 893

and awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. [acts 2:43]   gospel community fosters Holy Spirit power signs and wonders accompanied Jesus’ ministry and bore witness to his divinity; signs and wonders, then, gave...

in the presence of God – 892

..to the breaking of bread and the prayers. — [acts 2:42b]   devoted to the breaking of bread I always enjoy an opportunity to share a meal with friends from church. there is no question that sharing a meal is a great way to get to know people! many relationships...