The Gathering of the Church

January 31, 2021 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: The Church

Topic: The Church Passage: Acts 2:22–2:47

The Gathering of the Church
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 1/31/2021
Acts 2:22-47

Sermon Theme: The faithful preaching of the gospel focuses on Christ, includes very specific content, and demands a response. Those who repent and believe in Jesus Christ gather together as saints in order to learn God’s Word, love God’s people, worship God’s name, and share God’s message, to His eternal glory!

I. PREACHING OF THE GOSPEL (Acts 2:22-41)
      A. Content of Peter's Message (Acts 2:22-36)
            1. Jesus' Life and Ministry (Acts 2:22)
            2. Jesus' Death (Acts 2:23)
            3. Jesus' Resurrection (Acts 2:24-32)
            4. Jesus' Exaltation (Acts 2:33-36)
      B. Response to Peter's Message (Acts 2:37-41)
            1. The Gift of God's Salvation
            2. The Glory of God's Community
      C. Thoughts on Peter's Message (Application)

II. GATHERING OF THE SAINTS (Acts 2:42-47)
      A. Description of the Early Church (Acts 2:42-47)
            1. It Was a Learning Church
            2. It Was a Loving Church
            3. It Was a Worshipping Church
            4. It Was an Evangelistic Church
      B. Thoughts for Our Church (Application)
            1. The Lord Saves
            2. The People Gather
            3. The Church Grows

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