2019 Fast – God, Do-you-see any Phari-see in me?

For years, I have focused on the our removal from the kingdom of darkness and our entrance into the kingdom of God’s dear Son at the moment we confess Jesus Christ as the Lord of our lives (Col. 1:13), but Jesus, in the parable of the Tax Collector and the Pharisee,...

2019 Fast – United in Worship

Luke 24:52-53 (KJV) 52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy: 53 And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen. Acts 2:46-47 (KJV) 46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from...

2019 Fast – Day Six – Giving to the Needy

We have seen in Acts 2:42 how the early church devoted their time to the apostles’ teaching, fellowship, breaking of bread together, and prayer. Usually when discussing the five purpose of the Church, we will drop down to verses 46-47 and add worship (which we will...

2019 Fast – Day Five – United in Prayer

The fourth item that the early church continued steadfastly in was prayer. This should not be a surprise, as we have already seen that they were with one accord in prayer when they entered the upper room in Acts 1:14, and again, we see them ten days later, on the day...

2019 Fast – Day Three and Four

Day Three – Fellowship They joined with the other believers in regular attendance at the apostles’ teaching sessions and at the Communion services[f] and prayer meetings. Acts 2:42 TLB They spent their time in learning from the apostles, taking part in the fellowship,...