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Inviting Others to Gospel Community

March 20, 2016 | Acts 2:44-47 | community, evangelism, gospel

In the book of Acts, Luke recorded how the early church was so saturated with the grace, power and love from the gospel of Christ that God continually added new believers to their number. We can be a gospel saturated community that is marked by the grace, power and love of Christ, so that we see God adding believers to our number.

“And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers” (Acts 2:42 NKJV)

June 4, 2015

The first century church “continued steadfastly” in four devotions: 1) the apostle’s doctrine, 2) the fellowship, 3) the breaking of bread and 4) in prayers. And there was a rhythm to their days as they worshiped in the temple and met in one another’s homes (Acts 2:46). Following this pattern, the early church grew miraculously as God added to their number daily “those who were being saved” (Acts 2:47). We would do well to devote ourselves to this same pattern in our churches today.

The Habit of Authentic Fellowship

October 5, 2014 | Acts 2:42-47 | community, discipleship

As we continue our series on the 7 Habits of Growing Christians, Pastor Gary Combs helps us understand how being in a community of people united by a devotion to the apostles teaching, fellowship, breaking of bread, and prayer enable true spiritual growth.

Why Love Wilson?

February 17, 2013 | Acts 2:42; Jeremiah 29:4-7 | evangelism

Pastor Gary Combs begins a new 6-week sermon series entitled “Loving Our Jerusalem” with this message from Jeremiah 29 about why we should begin by loving and being a witness in the place we are now. This is a challenge from God’s Word to be witnesses in the very place you live/work/go to school now.

DNA: A Common Pursuit

September 16, 2012 | Acts 2:42-47 | community, prayer

Pastor Gary Combs concludes the sermon series “The DNA of Real Community” based on Acts 2:42-47. This message focuses on the fourth strand of “DNA,” which is the practice of praying together. This first century practice of the early church was one of its four devotions. When we pray together as the early Christians did, we are able to see the miraculous power of Christ moving in our midst.

DNA: A Common Practice

September 9, 2012 | Acts 2:42-47 | community, food

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “The DNA of Real Community” based on Acts 2:42-47. This message focuses on the third strand of “DNA,” which is the practice of breaking bread together. This first century practice of the early church was one of its four devotions. When we break bread together as the early Christians did, we are able to see the hands of Christ, the grace of Christ and the body of Christ in our gathering.

DNA: A Common Identity

September 2, 2012 | Acts 2:42-47 | community

Pastor Gary Combs continues the series “The DNA of Real Community” with this sermon about the second “devotion” of the early church, “the fellowship.” The Greek word for fellowship is koinonia. This is more than just a get-together. This is about the common identity that believers share as members of Christ’s family.

DNA: A Common Belief

August 26, 2012 | Acts 2:42-47 | community

Pastor Gary Combs begins a new series entitled “The DNA of Real Community” with this message from Acts 2:42-47 about the first century Christians devotion to a “common belief” in the apostle’s teaching. This message teaches the importance of having a commitment and devotion to God’s Word as the foundation for a true Christian community of believers.