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God Has Poured Out His Spirit

November 9, 2017

Counter-Cultural Giving: I have to confess that Acts 2:42-47 challenges my middle-class, Western way of following Jesus. Sell my stuff to give to those who are in need?  Hold everything in common with fellow Christians?  That’s quite a change to my way of life. Let’s assume I could get my mind and heart around the financial aspects of life together in the early church.  But then, could I get behind all the togetherness?   Meet together in the temple courts every day?  (What’s an introvert to do?)  Break bread together with a glad and sincere heart?  (Could we make at least some of it gluten-free?) Finish the read here   Scripture for Sunday, November 12, 2017:  Acts 2:29-47 Heidelberg Catechism Question & Answer 53 Additional Scripture:  Ephesians 2:4-10, John 7:38-39