COMMUNITY – Positive & Negative Influencers
June 6, 2021
Sermon Series: Community
Message 2: Positive and Negative Influencers of Christian Community
June 6, 2021
Lombard Bible Church
Scripture: Acts 2:42-47
YOUR OWN SERMON NOTES
INFLUENCERS OF CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY
In Acts 2:41-47, what were the circumstances that influenced the characteristics of the Christian community in Jerusalem.
In the life of LBC, what have been various circumstances that have shaped the community?
How does culture influence Christian community?
At LBC, does culture play a role in shaping the community?Why or why not?
How did the connection of the Holy Spirit influence the Jerusalem community in Acts 4:23-35?
In your life, have you seen the connection of the Spirit enhance Christian community? Discuss.
What does Matthew 18:15-22 teach about how to handle conflict to preserve the unity of community?
What are examples of conflict that have jeopardized communityin contemporary church life?
In Acts 6:1-4, what were the clicks in the early church? How did the leaders overcome them?
Have you witnessed clicks undermining Christian community?
What were the counterfeit attitudes and behavior of Ananias and Sapphira in Acts 5: 1-11? Why was the judgment of God so absolute?
In what ways should we be aware of counterfeit attitudes and behaviors in our lives that could white-ant Christian community?