Tag Archives: Deacons


Main article: Office Related: House of God; Elders   Ministers or Deacons. Those who occupy the office of a deacon are merely "ministers" or "servants". Overseers care for the spiritual needs of the assembly, but deacons care for the material needs. We get the appointment of deacons in Acts 6:1-6, where the assembly would "look […]
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Related: Spiritual Gifts; House of God   Three Spheres of Christian Activity. What God has asked the believer to do (i.e. Christian activity) can be largely divided into three spheres: office, gift, and priesthood. When all of these spheres are maintained in their proper order, the result is the God is glorified and His people […]

Acts 4 – 6

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Trials and Triumphs of the Early Church Acts 4 – 6   Acts 4 – 6. In the next three chapters of Acts we find that Satan quickly began to assault the young church with one attack after another. These trials could have smothered the testimony, divided the saints, and corrupted the […]