Northwest Bible Church - Sept. 2, 2018 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner
The Unity of the Spirit
A. ONE IN HEART (Acts 4:32a).
B. ONE IN PROPERTY (Acts 4:32b).
C. ONE IN WITNESS (Acts 4:33).
1. Great power.
2. Great grace.
D. ONE IN LOVE (Acts 4:34-37).
1. General principle: Selling possessions to care for the poor (Acts 4:34-35).
2. Not SOCIALISM or COMMUNISM.
3. Specific example: Barnabas sold land and gave money to apostles (Acts 4:36-37).
4. Biblical attitudes towards wealth.
a. The poor are not to disrespect the wealthy.
c. Treasures in heaven are more valuable than treasures on earth.