5: The Experience of Unity in the Early Church – Teaching Plan

Key Thought: Through the power of the Holy Spirit, the early church was united in its expression of love and generosity as they spent time together and shared their love and devotion to God.
November 3, 2018
1. Have a volunteer read Acts 1:12-14.

Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
What did the disciples do during this ten-day period?
Personal Application: Think of a time when working together with a common goal or motivation brought peopletogether in harmony. Share your thoughts.
Case Study: One of your relatives states: “Are there some things you wish you could do over concerning your faith and actions? What did you learn from the past that can help you make a better future? ” How would you respond to your relative?

2. Have a volunteer read Acts 2:42-47.

 Ask class members to share a short thought on what the most important point is in this passage.
What activities did these early followers do as a community of believers? What created this unity of fellowship
Personal Application: Has your devotion to God lead to changes in your attitude toward other people? Share your thoughts.
Case Study: One of your friends states, “We have a nice church and the fellowship is great, but it seems to end at the door of the church. Do your church members fellowship together, eat together, and do things together outside the church?” How would you reply to your friend?

3. Have a volunteer read 2 Corinthians 9:8-15.

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Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
What does Paul say will be the results of the generosity revealed by the church at Corinth?
Personal Application: In what ways have you and your church experienced the benefits of generosity toward others? Share your thoughts
Case Study: One of your neighbors states, “How can local churches be involved in their communities in order to alleviate poverty and supply other basic needs?” How would you respond to your neighbor?

4. Have a volunteer read Acts 2:5-13.

Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
What underlying motive did the early church have to be devoted to God?
Personal Application: How would you define devotion? What forms does devotion take in this day and age? Are all these forms of devotion healthy? Share your thoughts.
Case Study: Think of one person who needs to hear a message from this week’s lesson. Tell the class what you plan to do this week to share with them.

(Truth that is not lived, that is not imparted, loses its life-giving power, its healing virtue. Its blessings can be retained only as it is shared.”Ministry of Healing, p. 148).
Amen!(2)