The Power of Communion

Post Views: 1,250 Our communion or breaking of bread together is a practice that our Lord established but in our day the true reason and purpose have almost been forgotten. As Acts records, communion (breaking bread) was one of the four essential practices of the narrow road followers of Jesus. “And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.  Then fear came[…]

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The Power of Fellowship Part 1

Post Views: 766 And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43 Then fear came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles. 44Now all who believed were together, and had all things in common, 45 and sold their possessions and goods, and divided them among all, as anyone had need. 46 So continuing daily[…]

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The Power of Fellowship Part 2

Post Views: 748 Introduction: When a person begins to follow Jesus, our Lord God wants his narrow road followers to take responsibility by making major life changes. No longer can you be a selfish individual, following your dreams and living your life, but instead you are required to enlarge your perspective and live in the counterculture of Jesus. Acts 2 illustrates the immediate change God wants as this historical account[…]

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The Power of Prayer

Post Views: 730 And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43 Then fear came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles. [Acts 2:42-43 NKJV] “Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” [James 5:16] Narrow road followers of Jesus[…]

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The Power of Encouragement: How To Strengthen Believers

Post Views: 847 It is important that every believer actively participates in church gatherings by giving Biblical testimonies, making public confessions or sharing public exhortations reinforcing truth as stated in 1 Corinthians 14:24,25. Also to “…exhort one another daily, while it is called “Today,” lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin” Hebrews 3:13. Remember, exhortation is “encouragement, entreaty to serve and please God” [Strong’s Talking Greek & Hebrew[…]

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WORKS: How Valuable Is Your Church To God? Part 1

Post Views: 672 Did you ever consider that God looks at your city, sees all the Christians who live there and considers them one local church family, then demands that you must take responsibility and join in unity to obey Him and work to reach your local world with His love? I invite you to seriously evaluate your life, your local church, and ministry by Christ’s own words instead of your[…]

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WORKS: How Valuable Is Your Church To God? Part 2

Post Views: 691 As we look at the second city church [Smyrna], it verifies the single important action that is approved by the Lord, “I know your works, tribulation, and poverty (but you are rich);” [Rev 2:9 (NKJV)]. This second church report shows again that consistent Kingdom work to reach the world is the primary purpose of the church, and the Lord checks on it in every church in the world![…]

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