Following Approved Examples In The Book Of Acts

A lot of believers say we don’t have to emulate approved New Testament examples, but aren’t they being a little disingenuous – don’t all believers think the following examples should be followed (Phil 4:9, I Cor 11:1)?:

Acts 17:11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Acts 8:4 Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word.

Acts 8:38 … and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.

Acts 2:42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Acts 12:5 … prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God …

Acts 28:31 Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence

Acts 16:40 … when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them …

Acts 20:20 … I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house …

Acts 20:27 For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.

Acts 28:8 … Paul … prayed (for) … the … sick …

Acts 14:23 when they had ordained them elders in every church … (if men are qualified I Tim 3:1ff, Tit 1:5ff)

Acts 10:25-26 And as Peter was coming in, Cornelius met him, and fell down at his feet, and worshipped him. But Peter took him up, saying, Stand up; I myself also am a man

Acts 19:8 disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Acts 2:41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized …

Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized …

Acts 5:42 … they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.

Acts 13:5 … they preached the word of God …

Acts 14:7 And there they preached the gospel.

Acts 9:26 … Saul … assayed to join himself to the disciples …

Acts 17:17 Therefore disputed he (Paul) … with the Jews, and with the devout persons …

What does that say then about following the example of eating the Lord’s Supper every first day of the week? – Acts 20:7: And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.

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