Threats from the Inside - Acts 4:32 – 5:16
Notes for Acts 4:32-35
“Friends have one soul between them” (Aristotle).
“Friends consider nothing their own” (Timaeus).
“Friends have everything in common” (Pythagoras, Aristotle, Philo, Plutarch, Lucian, etc.)
John 17:20-21 My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me
1. God’s mission thrives when we are one.
Notes for Acts 4:36-5:4
James 5:9 Don’t grumble against one another, brothers and sisters, or you will be judged. The Judge is standing at the door
2. God’s mission is threatened by callous sin.
Notes for Acts 5:5-11
3. God’s mission is protected by the fear of God.
Notes for Acts 5:12-14