Thursday evening at 7pm we will gather and pray at Craig & Kathy’s house (map). The book of Acts is full of examples of God’s people gathering to pray together…
- “All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer” (Acts 1:14; also Acts 2:42).
- “They lifted their voices together to God” (Acts 4:24), and the filling of the Holy Spirit fell after they prayed together (Acts 4:31).
- The church chose the Seven, and “they prayed and laid their hands on them” (Acts 6:6).
- While Peter was in prison, “earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church” (Acts 12:5), and when he escaped miraculously, he found “many were gathered together and were praying” (Acts 12:12).
- It was “after fasting and praying” that the church in Antioch sent Paul and Barnabas out on the first missionary journey (Acts 13:3), and “when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord” (Acts 14:23).
- Even in jail, “Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God” (Acts 16:25).
- And in an emotional goodbye to the Ephesian elders, Paul “knelt down and prayed with them all” (Acts 20:36; also Acts 21:5).