Thursday, January 30, 2014

Healthy Church [....REVISED....]

Has following ingredients based on Acts 2:21, 37-47; Acts 6:1,7; Acts 9:31; Acts 16:5 
1.      Witnessing to the lost with salvation message, “Call on the name of the Lord and you shall be saved” (Acts 2:21).
2.      Conviction is the work of the Holy Spirit, “Our hearts are pricked! What shall we do?” (Acts 2:37). 
3.      Repentance (Acts 2:37,38)
4.      Baptism of 3000 families, (Acts 2:38,41)
5.      Empowerment with H/S for the transformation of the family and friends. (Acts 2:39)
6.      Apostolic teaching “Go make disciples” (Acts 2:37,41, 42)
7.      Purpose driven Fellowship - Koinonia (Acts 2:42)
8.      Kingdom Prayer “That none may perish” (Acts 2:42)
9.      Signs and miracles (Acts 2:43)
10.  Generous giving (Acts 2:44, 45)
11.  Going out fishing lost souls, first at the temple and later on to Judea, Samaria and the ends of the earth. (Acts 2:46)
12.  Breaking bread from house to house (Holy Communion). (Acts 2:46)
13. Multiplication of new believers. “And the Lord added to the church daily. (Acts 2:47)
14. Multiplication of disciples (Acts 6:1,7)
15. Multiplication of churches (Acts 9:31)
16. Churches growing deep and wide"churches grew daily in strength and in numbers "(Acts 16:5)
17. Healthy and reproducing...Sending church (Acts 13:1-3) 

Please check what items are missing in your church and take steps to rectify them..
So you can have a healthy, reproducing Bride!!!

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