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A Praying and Generous Church

February 12, 2017 Pastor: Jim Swaney Series: On Fire

Topic: Generosity Scripture: Acts 4:23–4:36

On Fire Series: #6 of 7
“A Praying And Generous Church”
Acts 4:23-36

Peter and John, now out of jail:

How the early church prayed:
1) They praised God
2) They told God their specific problem
3) They asked for God’s help—2 requests:
A. Grant your servants boldness in preaching your Word
B. May miraculous signs & wonders be done in Jesus’ name

Generous Living:

1) They were one in heart and mind = UNITY!
2) They were generous in sharing their resources
A. Giving was voluntary.
B. Giving was not a requirement to be part of the church.
C. Giving did not involve all property.


1) When a problem arises, p______ f_________.

2) When a church has a need and is growing, b____ g_____________.

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