Acts 14

“We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God… Paul and Barnabas taught the disciples and strengthened them with these words.” Acts 14:22-23 This teaching would not encourage church growth in our time! The Apostles told people to expect suffering, persecution, and giving up all they had...

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Acts 10

“While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message. 45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on Gentiles. 46 For they heard them speaking in tongues...

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Acts 4

“When they saw the courage of Peter and John…realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished” Acts 4:13 WOW! The [fishermen, tradesmen] disciples were bold in front of the well-educated Pharisees and accomplished Roman leaders! It’s easy to feel confident when you are “qualified.”  But being “spiritual” is...

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