Patterns of Worship in the Book of Acts

Introduction

As we read the Book of Acts, we see patterns in how, where and when the early church worship the Lord. The early church primarily met at homes for prayer and edification. However, they also met in the temple. The size of the congregation was limited to how many would fit in the homes (45 to 60 people). Due to this closely knit gathering, the social systems of patron/client and honor/shame were reconstituted in the church.

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Bibliography

Mark E. Moore, PhD, Worship in the Gospels, Acts, and Revelation
https://markmoore.org/index_htm_files/Worship%20in%20the%20Gospels%20Acts%20Rev.pdf

Terry Johnson, A Biblical Theology of Worship: Acts
https://fpcjackson.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Terry_20Johnson_20-_202004_20-_20A_20Biblical_20Theology_20of_20Worship-_20Acts_20-_20Terry_20Johnson_s_20manuscript-1.pdf

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