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Rev. Clint Smith
Acts 4:32-37; 5:1-11
Truth #1 – The Holy Spirit unified believers’ hearts.
(v 32,34a) Believers in the early Church had great care for their brothers and sisters in Christ.
(v 33) Jesus’ command to love God and was put into action. Matthew 22:34-38
Truth #2 – The Holy Spirit unified believers’ souls.
(v 34b) Believers in the early Church were sacrificial in their giving.
(v 35) Jesus’ commanded to love others as they loved themselves was put into action. Matthew 22:39-40
Truth #3 – The Holy Spirit unified believers purpose
(v 36,37) God showed His blessings on Barnabas who demonstrated generosity in giving. Barnabas understood resources were given by God to fulfill the Great Commission. Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8
(5 v 1-11) God showed his judgment on Ananias and Sapphira who demonstrated lack of respect and fear for God and His purposes.
How’s your heart and soul?
Does your giving demonstrate your understanding of God’s heart and our hands? You have been blessed to be a blessing.