Acts 2: Biblical Practices

  1. Powered By (Acts 2:1-36)
    1. The Spirit’s Outpouring (Acts 2:1-21 | Luke 24:49; Acts 1:4-8)
    2. Gospel Preaching (Acts 2:22-36 | Luke 24:46-47; Heb. 6:1a)
  1. Begin (Acts 2:37-41)
    1. Repent (Acts 2:37-38 | Luke 24:47; Hebrews 6:1a)
    2. Believe the Gospel (Mark 16:15-16; 1 Cor. 15:1-4; Heb. 6:1b)
    3. Be Baptized (Acts 2:38, 41 | Matt. 28:19; Hebrews 6:2)
    4. God’s Spirit (Acts 2:38-39 | Lk 24:49; 1 Cor. 10:2; Eph. 1:13)
      • To sanctify (Rom. 8:13; Gal. 5:22-23)
      • To proclaim gospel (Acts 2:3; 4:31; Heb. 2:3-4)
      • To learn God’s word (1 Cor. 2:6-16)
      • To unify and edify Christ’s body (1 Cor. 12-14)
      • To pray/sing (1 Cor. 14:14-15; Eph. 5:18-19; 6:18)
  1. Continue (Acts 2:42)
    1. Devotion to God’s Word (Acts 2:42a | 2 Tim. 3:16-17)
    2. Devotion to Fellowship (Acts 2:42b | 1 Cor. 5:11)
      • “Breaking of bread” / communion (1 Cor. 11:17-34)
    3. Devotion to Prayer (Acts 2:42c | 1 Tim. 2:1)
  1. Fruit (Acts 2:43-47)
    1. awe/fear (Acts 2:43a)
    2. signs and wonders (Acts 2:43b)
    3. unity, generosity, contentment, gathering (Acts 2:44-46)
    4. praise (Acts 2:47a)
    5. favor (Acts 2:47b)
    6. God-made disciples (Acts 2:47c)

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