What Happens When one Becomes a Christian?<br />Acts 2:41- 47<br />
What Happens When One Becomes a Christian? Acts 2:41-47<br />Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added [unto them] about three thousand souls. And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles. And all that believed were together, and had all things common; And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all [men], as every man had need. And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved. Acts 2:41-47<br />
What Happens When One Becomes a Christian? Acts 2:41-47<br />What church were they added too?<br /> What were the new saints doing?<br /> What was the Lord doing?<br />Today the church is still being planted around the world and men and women are being added to the church as they obey the gospel.<br />
What Happens When One Becomes a Christian? Acts 2:41-47<br />Mat 10:37-38 NKJV - He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.<br />As a Christian can I allow family to interfere with my relationship to God?<br />
What Happens When One Becomes a Christian? Acts 2:41-47<br />Luke 14:28 NKJV - For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has [enough] to finish [it] lest, after he has laid the foundation, and is not able to finish, all who see [it] begin to mock him, saying, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish.‘Or what king, going to make war against another king, does not sit down first and consider whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?<br />
What Happens When One Becomes a Christian? Acts 2:41-47<br />Count the Cost. Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit [who is] in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's. 1Cr 6:19, 20 NKJV - <br /> not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as [is] the manner of some, but exhorting [one another], and so much the more as you see the Day approaching. Heb 10:25<br />
What Happens When One Becomes a Christian? Acts 2:41-47<br />1Timothy 6:17 NKJV - Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.1Ti 6:18 NKJV - [Let them] do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share,<br />Be Faithful until death = Rev 2:20<br />
What Happens When One Becomes a Christian? Acts 2:41-47<br />Why Obey Now?<br />Because our lives our short. James 4:13,14<br />Because Christ is coming back. I Thess 4:13-18<br />Because the Judgment is sure. <br />For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things [done] in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad. II Cor 5:10<br />
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