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A Shared Food

August 19, 2018 | Acts 2:42-47 | community, community groups, food, Lord's Supper

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There’s something about shared food, a shared meal that leads to real community. The same was true of the first century church. In the book of Acts, Luke described the “authentic community” of the first century church. He said they were marked by four “devotions.” They were a shared faith, a shared family, a shared food, and a shared focus. We can experience this authentic community when we pursue these four devotions. Today, we’re going to focus on the third devotion, “A Shared Food.”

A Shared Food

August 21, 2016 | Acts 2:42-47 | community, food

There’s something about shared food, a shared meal that leads to authentic community. Every culture has its own distinct food. So does the family of God. However, isn’t the physical, but the spiritual food that makes for an authentic Christian community.

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.

Turkey temptations

November 26, 2008 | desires, food, sin, thanksgiving

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak” (Matthew 26:41 NIV). We’re traveling to Virginia to be with family for Thanksgiving. I’m loading up my Ford Expedition with eight adults (otherwise known as the “Combs Clan”). It’ll be fun, but it’ll be exhausting… Read more »