THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES – APOSTOLIC ORDER

 
THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES
APOSTOLIC ORDER
Sunday, July 8, 2018

Acts 6:1-7
The expansion of the early church was fantastic, but with expansion came growing pains and the growing pains brought change, which made room for more growth.

v. 1 – Multiplying creates stress on the leadership structure

They needed a structural change from a leadership perspective.

v. 2 – Resetting order

Ephesians 4:11-12

We must strengthen our structure to build a better and bigger influence in this region.

v. 3 – Job qualifications of deacons

Full of the Holy Ghost
Wisdom

v. 4 – Apostle’s job description
We find the apostle’s job description was getting muddy as the church grew.

v. 5 – List of qualified leaders
We must build a structure like the first church, which will then facilitate the growth of the first church.

v. 6 – The commissioning
v. 7 – Results of order

The disciples of Christ multiplied!!!