NOBODY STANDS ALONE // Enlisting In a Little Platoon [Part 2]September 5, 2021
NOBODY STANDS ALONE
Enlisting In a Little Platoon – Part 2 of 3
August 28/29, 2021
“…as Christ’s soldier, do not let yourself become tied up in worldly affairs, for then you cannot satisfy the one who has enlisted you in his army!”
2 Timothy 2:4 (LB)
“(They met) day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house.”
NEW TESTAMENT SMALL GROUPS:
1. Bible .
“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching…” Acts 2:42
“They devoted themselves to…fellowship…” Acts 2:42,44
“They met in small groups in homes for Communion.”
Acts 2:46 (LB)
“They devoted themselves to the…prayer.” Acts 2:42
5. Holy Spirit .
“A deep sense of holy awe swept over everyone, and the apostles performed many miraculous signs and wonders.”
Acts 2:43 (TPT)
“All the believers were together and had everything in common. Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need.”
7. Social .
“They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts.” Acts 2:46
8. Praise and .
“They were… praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people.”
“And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.”
10. Leadership .
“And all that you’ve learned from me, confirmed by the integrity of my life, deposit into faithful leaders…” 2 Timothy 2:2 (TPT)
SELECTING THE RIGHT PLATOON CANDIDATES:
“All the believers were together and had everything in common.”
“Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need.” Acts 2:45 (BSB)
“Stop being mean, bad-tempered, and angry. Quarreling, harsh words, and dislike of others should have no place in your lives. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God has forgiven you because you belong to Christ.”
Ephesians 4:31-32 (LB)
“Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread together in different homes…”
Acts 2:46 (NRSV/CEV)
“And let us not hold aloof from our church meetings, as some do. Let us do all we can to help one another’s faith…” Hebrews 10:25 (Phillips)
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All scripture from New International Version unless otherwise noted