Verse 5: Hospitality was very much needed in the first century. Consider some reasons: Inn-keepers were notoriously hard to deal with. Josephus records that there were no fixed payments at check-in and disputes almost always ensued at check-out. According to the Mishna the word of an innkeeper could be doubted. Roman laws even acknowledged their […]
Category: New Testament Church
What example do you follow?
The Apostle Paul visited the city of Thessalonica on his 2nd missionary journey. He was there preaching about 3 weeks. The theme of the Epistle is a least fourfold: To confirm the young converts in Thessalonica in the foundational truths To exhort them to a life of personal holiness pleasing to the Lord. To comfort […]
It is Christ’s (Matt. 16:18; Heb. 12:23) It is blood bought (Acts 20:28; Eph. 5:25) It is Spirit formed and filled (Acts 2:1-4; Acts 5:32; Eph. 2:22) It is a witnessing and soul-winning Church. (Acts 2:40-47; Acts 8:4) It is a converted Church. (Acts 2:37-41) It is a well taught Church (Acts 2:42) It is […]