Preparing for Next Week’s Message
This reading plan will get your heart and mind set for the next message on June 17, 2018:
- SUNDAY: John 16,
- MONDAY: John 18,
- TUESDAY: John 21,
- WEDNESDAY: Acts 1,
- THURSDAY: Acts 2,
- FRIDAY: Acts 3,
- SATURDAY: Acts 4,
Reflecting on the Most Recent Sermon
Sermon Series: The Book of Acts: The Work of the Holy Spirit Sermon Title: People of the Holy Spirit
Delivered On: June 10, 2018
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. ([bible]Acts 2:42[/bible])
As you reflect on Acts 2:42, ask God to show you how you can be more devoted to Biblical teaching, fellowship, the breaking of bread and prayer.
Devotion Based upon your reflection and prayer, take at least one specific step to actively grow in devotion to Biblical teaching, fellowship, the breaking of bread or prayer.
Small Group Discussion
Read: Acts 2:1-4. How do you think the disciples reacted when they suddenly heard “a mighty rushing wind” and “tongues of fire” coming from heaven? How do you think would you have reacted?
What is the significance of the Holy Spirit coming on the day of Pentecost?
How do you explain the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives today? Does your perspective come from personal experience, the Bible or somewhere else?
What does devotion mean to you? What are you devoted to?
Read: Acts 2:42. What would it look like for you to be devoted to teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to prayer?
Read: Acts 2:46-47. We see there was a combination of time in the temple courts and from home to home. How can that apply to the church today?
Discuss why it is or is not important to spend time in corporate worship (temple courts) and more intimate settings (homes)?
What can we learn from the attitudes and actions of the early church?
What step(s) will you take to actively grow in devotion to Biblical teaching, fellowship, the breaking of bread or prayer.