Sunday, September 03, 2006

In the Temple with One Accord

"And all that believed were together,
and had all things in common..."
~ Acts 2:44

"And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple,
and breaking bread from house to house,
did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart..."
~ Acts 2:46

"Now Peter and John went up together
into the temple at the hour of prayer,
being the ninth hour."
~ Acts 3:1

"And the multitude of them that believed
were of one heart and of one soul:
neither said any of them that
ought of the things which he possessed
was his own; but they had all things in common."
~ Acts 4:32

"Go, stand and speak in the temple
to the people
all the words of this life."
~ Acts 5:20

"And daily in the temple, and in every house,
they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ."
~ Acts 5:42

"Then Paul took the men,
and the next day purifying himself with them
entered into the temple,
to signify the accomplishment of the days of purification,
until that an offering should be offered for every one of them."
~ Acts 21:26

These verses were running through my mind as I looked at our church today. In Acts we are given an almost poetic picture of the way the early Church gathered. Look at the expressions of worship in these verses.

To God be all glory.


MAC said...

Hey Lisa,

Wow, you sure don't say much without being prepared. One of the many things I admire about you. "Fight me; I can take it." 'eh?

Keep Smiling =)

In Christ,

Lisa of Longbourn said...

I found another verse that goes with the group, but it isn't in Acts:
Luke 24:53 ~ "...And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen. "