“What do you want for your life?”

1 Corinthians 12:12 NLT – The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ.

1 Corinthians 12:27 NLT – All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it.

2 Corinthians 9:7 NLT – You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.”

The biggest impact we can make is to bring grace into a world that desperately needs it.


Ekklesia = Called Out Ones

Church isn’t a place that you go, it’s a movement you are a part of

Acts 2:42-43 NLT – All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s Supper), and to prayer. A deep sense of awe came over them all, and the apostles performed many miraculous signs and wonders.

Acts 2:44-47a NLT – And all the believers met together in one place and shared everything they had. 45 They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need. 46 They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord’s Supper, and shared their meals with great joy and generosity— 47 all the while praising God and enjoying the goodwill of all the people.

Acts 2:47b NLT – And each day the Lord added to their fellowship those who were being saved.

Matthew 28:18-20 NLT – “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. 19 Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. 20 Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”

Acts 2:47b NLT – And each day the Lord added to their fellowship those who were being saved.

Acts 4:4 NLT – But many of the people who heard their message believed it, so the number of men who believed now totaled about 5,000.

Acts 5:14 NLT – Yet more and more people believed and were brought to the Lord

Acts 6:7 NLT – So God’s message continued to spread. The number of believers greatly increased in Jerusalem

Acts 9:31 NLT – The church then had peace throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria…it also grew in numbers.

Acts 11:21 NLT – The power of the Lord was with them, and a large number of these Gentiles believed and turned to the Lord.

Acts 16:5 NLT – So the churches were strengthened in their faith and grew larger every day.

Acts 17:12 NLT – As a result, many Jews believed, as did many of the prominent Greek women and men.