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And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,
All these continued together in prayer with one mind, together with the women, along with Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time for prayer, at three o'clock in the afternoon.
And every day both in the temple courts and from house to house, they did not stop teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus was the Christ.
and were continually in the temple courts blessing God.
They were devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
On the first day of the week, when we met to break bread, Paul began to speak to the people, and because he intended to leave the next day, he extended his message until midnight.
From house to house
When they had entered Jerusalem, they went to the upstairs room where they were staying. Peter and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James were there.
1 Corinthians 11:20
Now when you come together at the same place, you are not really eating the Lord's Supper.
The jailer brought them into his house and set food before them, and he rejoiced greatly that he had come to believe in God, together with his entire household.
Both you and your families must feast there before the Lord your God and rejoice in all the output of your labor with which he has blessed you.
You shall rejoice before him -- you, your son, your daughter, your male and female slaves, the Levites in your villages, the resident foreigners, the orphans, and the widows among you -- in the place where the Lord chooses to locate his name.
He said to them, "Go and eat delicacies and drink sweet drinks and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared. For this day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength."
Go, eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart, because God has already approved your works.
But give from your heart to those in need, and then everything will be clean for you.
1 Corinthians 10:30
If I partake with thankfulness, why am I blamed for the food that I give thanks for?
O Lord, teach me how you want me to live! Then I will obey your commands. Make me wholeheartedly committed to you!
"The eye is the lamp of the body. If then your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light.
if it is exhortation, he must exhort; if it is contributing, he must do so with sincerity; if it is leadership, he must do so with diligence; if it is showing mercy, he must do so with cheerfulness.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our reason for confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that with pure motives and sincerity which are from God -- not by human wisdom but by the grace of God -- we conducted ourselves in the world, and all the more toward you.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by his treachery, your minds may be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.
Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ,
Slaves, obey your earthly masters in every respect, not only when they are watching -- like those who are strictly people-pleasers -- but with a sincere heart, fearing the Lord.