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October 23, 2022 Pastor: Jared Burke Series: Acts: Forward in the Name of the Risen King

Topic: Faith, Church Life, Church Passage: Acts 2:42–47


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Community Groups:

Read Acts 2:42-47 as a group.

What was the evidence that the people in Jerusalem had genuine faith in Christ?  Where do you see John 13:35 lived out in this passage?

Why is the centrality of God’s Word crucial for the life of a church? What happens to a church that is not devoted to it?

What does it mean to be devoted to the fellowship? Is it possible to do this and not regularly be present with the members of your church? Is it possible to regularly attend church and not participate in fellowship? Explain.

What is communion? Is it an optional part of church? In what way does it help keep the church centered on Christ?

Why is prayer so important to the life of a church? What does a church’s devotion to prayer say about its faith in Christ?

What resulted from the early church’s devotion to God’s Word, fellowship, communion, and prayer? What does this tell us about what it means to be a faithful church? What does this tell us about how the true church grows?

Read Acts 3:1-11 in preparation for next Sunday.


Family Time (For dads, moms and kids):

What is a church?

Does going to church make you a part of a church?

What are the things that God’s people do at church? Why do they do them?

Do you know if you are a member of Jesus’ Church? How do you know?

Read Acts 3:1-11 with your children in preparation for next week.

Pray for each other.

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