Read Acts 6:1 . What was the complaint of the Hellenistic believers
Read more at the source: Sunday: The Appointment of the Seven
Further Study: “We are stewards, entrusted by our absent Lord with the care of His household and His interests, which He came to this world to serve.
Read more at the source: Friday: Further Thought – Life in the Early Church
The contrast was striking. Just a short time before, descriptive words such as possessed, wild, untamed were used to describe the Demoniac of the Gadara
Read more at the source: Life in the Early Church – Hit the Mark
If the apostles could be used to bring God’s judgment on sin, as in Ananias and Sapphira’s case, they could also be used to bring God’s grace on sinners. Their powerful healing ministry ( Acts 5:12-16 ) was tangible evidence that God’s Spirit was working through them. That even Peter’s shadow, it was believed, could heal people is striking
Read more at the source: Thursday: The Second Arrest
You can view an in-depth discussion of “Life in the Early Church” in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. Hope Sabbath School You can download the video , the MP3 audio , and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School Site. You might also want to bookmark the HopeSS YouTube Channel. Click Here to Watch.
Read more at the source: HopeSS: Life in the Early Church