DAY 15, Sermon: The Bride of Christ: Organization and Growth

Scriptural Texts

Select passages from Acts 1 through Acts 6

Starts With Addition

Acts 2:38 And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. …Acts 2:41 41 So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.

Acts 2:47 And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.

Acts 4:4 4 But many of those who had heard the word believed, and the number of the men came to about five thousand.

Acts 5:14 14 And more than ever believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women,

Multiplication, not Addition

Acts 6:1 Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, … NKJV

Acts 6:7 And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith.

 

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