The resurrected Christ directed the spread of the kingdom from His small group.
When we gather, the Lord freshly enlivens our spirit unto reaching the world with the message of the forgiveness of sins.
Love sends ripples throughout the membership of a small church (1 John 3:14-16, 4:20; 1 Thessalonians 4:9-10).
Anxiety and worry distract us from our main pursuit, the kingdom of God (Luke 12:22-32).
Jesus uses the word among us to enliven our passion toward Him (Luke. 24).
When we gather, we bring our spiritual experiences to one another (Luke 24:13-16).
Though Christ has ascended to heaven, He is with us today.
As a proto-church, the house in Bethany shows us fellowship in the church to come.
Jesus warns the religious audience that big changes have come and are are going to come (Matthew 9).