Acts on Prayer: Prayer First, Then the Work

In Acts 6 we see the first instance of strife within the body of believers. It very well could have led to divisions. Churches have split over less. But the apostles answered according to wisdom because they kept things in the right order.

The problem: Acts 6:1 “And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.”

At this point in the church’s history all the believers were sharing things in common and what the Grecians were noticing was a problem with the administration of goods. Continue reading