Text: Acts 1:14; 2:1-13 Summary: What is the purpose of the Sunday gathering? Why is there such unity in the world, yet so much disunity in God’s Church? Listen as we discuss how true unity can be achieved.
1 Thess 5: Speak Carefully and Love Properly (pt3 of 3)
In 1 Thess 5:14-18, I think Paul lays out some helpful tips when striving to love others properly. 1 Thess 5:14-18 [READ]. How do we love others properly? Three quick things we can learn. When loving others, first of all, the content matters. We saw last week in 1 Thess 4 where Paul seems to […]
1 Thess 5: Speak Carefully and Love Properly (pt2 of 3)
Idle speech is an important theme in this letter. Words have power. What comes out of our mouth, our speech is critical. With words, we are to encourage and build each other up. 1 Thess 5 11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing. How are we to […]
Rom 14-15: Building True Unity – The Nuts and Bolts of Church Life (pt3 of 3)
What about at a church level? What does judgment and gossip, mixed in with anger, do to a church? It divides people into various camps. In the church at Rome, you have Jewish Christians on one side judging the Gentile Christians. Imagine a conversation between two Jewish Christians, if you will. Can you believe sister […]