- 7 years ago
The early church – what did they spend their time doing? Who were they hanging around? What did they do when they got together? What was important to them?
42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
Acts 7 – Stephen is stoned.
Acts 8 – Persecution breaks out, the church is scattered.
This young fellowship of believers left Jerusalem and is scattered throughout the region.
Gospel is taken to Samaria and they believe
Acts 10 – the Lord appears to a Gentile, leads Peter there and he shares the Gospel with him – the first Gentile believer.
Acts 13 – the church in Antioch sends out the first missionaries – Saul and Barnabas
5 But other Jews were jealous; so they rounded up some bad characters from the marketplace, formed a mob and started a riot in the city. They rushed to Jason’s house in search of Paul and Silas in order to bring them out to the crowd.[a] 6 But when they did not find them, they dr