Acts 4:1-31 NIV 4 The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. 2 They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead. 3 They seized Peter and John and, because it was evening, they …

DEFINITION The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. SCRIPTURE READING Malachi 3:8, “Will a mere mortal rob God? Yet you rob me. “But you ask, ‘How are we robbing you? “In tithes and offerings.” MAIN POINTS JEWISH OFFERINGS: God gave the Jewish people many different ways to give offerings for various reasons but they …

Acts 3:1-26 NIV 3 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. 2 Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts. 3 When he saw Peter and John about …

DEFINITION The tithe is 10% of our total income given to God faithfully. SCRIPTURE READING Genesis 28:20-22, “20 Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will watch over me on this journey I am taking and will give me food to eat and clothes to wear 21 so that I …

Acts 2:42-47 NIV 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teachingand to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common.45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. 46 Every day they …

DEFINITION The tithe is 10% of our total income given to God faithfully. SCRIPTURE READING 1 Corinthians 16:2, “On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money in keeping with your income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will have to be made.” …

The Apostolic Message Peter’s explanation of Pentecost is the first of several sermons recorded in the Book of Acts. These sermons capture the theology and message of the apostles. We should hope to find similarities in our modern preaching, especially in how we present the Gospel. There are several themes traced throughout the preaching in …

DEFINITION The tithe is 10% of our total income given to God faithfully. SCRIPTURE READING Matthew 6:24, “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.” MAIN POINTS YOU CANNOT …

Acts 2:1-13 NIV 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them …

DEFINITION The tithe is 10% of our total income given to God faithfully. SCRIPTURE READING Galatians 6:4-7, “4 Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else, 5 for each one should carry their own load. 6 Nevertheless, the one who receives instruction in …