A Portrait of the Church

November 25, 2012  —  ,

The early church was filled with the Holy Spirit and empowered toξbe a communityξthat truly loved each other and sacrificed for the sake of one another. They were marked by four pillars, recognized as a learning church, a loving church,ξan evangelizingξchurch, and a church that praised God. These markers are not something that disappeared as the earlyξchurchξgrewξand expanded,ξ but somethingξthat ought to mark all churchξcommunitiesξand unite them under the banner of truly living out the Gospel.

Scripture: Acts 2:42-47