His Work Continues: The Church

When we gather together for teaching, prayer, community and remembering Jesus’s death and resurrection, God’s promise is that he will grow his church. How will you see his work continues?

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Acts 1-2 series, Episode 5: meeting with and growing God's people

Luke's description of the first Christian church in Jerusalem is amazing! If your church isn't already like this, would you like it to be?

Remember that the Church is made up of ordinary people, so wanting our church to look like the early church in Acts means recognising that we should be like this. No matter what your church is like, where it meets or how it is organised, the church being the church is how God grows his kingdom.

When we gather together for teaching, prayer, community and remembering Jesus's death and resurrection, God's promise is that he will grow his church.

The rest of Acts tells the story about how the good news about Jesus spread across the whole world. But the story begins in Acts 1-2 with Jesus' instruction: continue my work (Acts 1:8). For last 2,000 years, this is exactly what his people have been doing. How will you see his work continues?

Included in this episode download is the video, a leader's guide to this episode and a leader's introduction to Video Bible Talks.

Related Bible Reference

  • Acts 2:41-47


Produced by Video Bible Talks

Video Bible Talks is an expository Bible ministry designed to equip, resource and support churches with teaching content for a wide variety of contexts, and is available free of charge.

Written and performed by Alan Witchalls

Alan Witchall is the Producer and Director of Video Bible Talks with 15 years of experience in youth ministry after studying Youth / Children ministry at Oak Hill College.

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This video is available for use online or offline in the context of your ministry/ministries (e.g. church service, children’s/youth group, small group, Bible study, school assemblies and lessons). By purchasing this video, you are purchasing a license to use and show it in the context of your specific situation (unless otherwise noted, this excludes uploading it by itself to social media).

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