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The Birth of the Church

Aug 25, 2019    Pastor Edward C. Lee    2019 Sermon Series The Story of Christ in Your Life
Points of Meditation & Reflection
Sermon Title & Text "The Birth of the Church" Acts 2:36-41 ESV
Sermon Series: Devoted: Key to Personal and Church Growth
Message in a Sentence: The birth of the church outlines God’s plan for my spiritual growth.
• Many debate if church started with Christ or Abraham. In addition to God’s promise to Israel [Joel 2 and Jer. 31], there is also a clear & distinct plan for the church too. They are two distinct but related entities.
• The church in Acts is marked by their devotion, cf 1:14, 2:42 & 6:4
Six Points of Acts 2:4 Beginning of the Church: