Acts 20:35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
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Acts 20 videos-
.Troy [my puppy] almost electrocuted [Not on this video- but the story]
.Paul preaches long
.Boy fell asleep and fell out the window
.Paul goes downstairs and raises him from the dead [yes- all true]
.This is the only other recorded resurrection by one of the apostles in Act’s
.The other was Peter raising Tabitha Acts 9:40
.Why was there an interest in some of the Gnostic writings?
.Paul’s message to the elders
.Communion meal celebrated
.Paul also supported himself at Corinth and Thessalonica [1st Thes. 2:9- Acts 18:3]
.His purpose- finish the job
.Warns against false teachers
.The Cross and grace are a universal message
.Avoid personality cult
.Better to give than get- Jesus
PAST POSTS [ Past teaching that relates-verses below]
(739)ACTS 20- Paul travels with some brothers on the journey. This mode of visiting different regions and bringing brothers with him is exciting! They are truly seeing the Kingdom of God becoming established in the earth. Scripture says ‘they broke bread on the first day of the week’ we read later in Paul’s letter to the Corinthians that when they met on the ‘first day of the week’ he asked them to take up a collection before he arrived [so he could take the money and meet the needs of the poor saints at Jerusalem]. Do we see here some type of Sunday Sabbath, that is the ‘church day to pay tithes’ so you don’t get cursed? Of course not. You are seeing the simple practical outworking of a people who are becoming the people of God. It’s fine to meet on a Sunday and to ‘break bread’. Hey, the group needs to know when to meet for the meal! But don’t develop liturgical/sacramental ideas out of this. You say ‘hooray for John [me], he is really giving it to those Catholics’ well, don’t say hooray yet. Now he calls for the Elders at Ephesus to come to Miletus so he can give them some instructions and a farewell.[Some sites see here https://ccoutreach87.webstarts.com/blog/post/acts-20-4 ] This address from Paul is one of the best in the New Testament. He covers the basics for leadership and church growth. Now, he tells