From: joie (Original Message)Sent: 8/29/2001 9:59 PMActs 5:42—And DAILY in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.
Now, there is the New Testament day to worship and keep holy; all of them.
Now how many of you desire to follow the apostles and their example? There it is; do it every day. This is not any gobble-de-gook trying to explain this ‘word’ and that ‘word’; explain away how the Scripture was translated: this is letting the Word say what is the true answer.
This said they CEASED NOT TO TEACH AND PREACH EVERY DAY.
When the new testament Christians looked into the truth and saw that God had changed everything from the 10% thing in the Old Testament, to 100% in the New Covenant, most of them backed out and decided to stay with the Old Covenant—to the lose of their own soul.
Acts 4:32—And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart (all in agreement)—and of one soul: neither said any of them that aught of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
v34—Neither was there any among them that lacked: FOR AS MANY AS WERE POSSESSORS OF LANDS OR HOUSES SOLD THEM, AND BROUGHT THE PRICES OF THE THINGS THAT WERE SOLD, AND LAID THEM DOWN AT THE APOSTLES’ FEET: AND DISTRIBUTION WAS MADE UNTO EVERY MAN ACCORDING AS HE HAD NEED.
(sorry, didn’t realize I was on caps).
Now, this is the New Testament way of giving: all; 100%. Who wants to follow the apostles? Who wants to go worship every day? Who wants to hear preaching every day? Where are you?
Why do you cling to the O.T. Sabbath? Because you do not want New Testament ways.
Neither Saturday nor Sunday satisfies God today: it is all or nothing.
Now, for another Witness of this: Heb.3:13—But exhort one another DAILY, while it is called Today; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
Now, that is what happens to those of you who only want to do this one day a week: you become hardened through decietfulness of sin.
Another witness: 11Cor.11:28–Beside those things that are without, that which cometh upon me DAILY, the care of all the churches.
Now, this shows Paul was into church work every day.
Acts 19:9—But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he (Paul)–departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing DAILY in the school of one Tyrannun.
v10—And this continued by the space of two years; so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks.
Now, this shows that Paul taught every day for two whole years.
Acts 17:17–Therefore disputed he (Paul) in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market dailywith them that met with him.
Now, here we find that Paul taught DAILY in the SYNAGOGUES, and then outside in the market DAILY. When he left the synagogues, he didn’t stop; he kept teaching outside in the market place, DAILY. Now where are you?
Acts 16:5—And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number DAILY.
For it to increase in number daily, they would have had to getting together daily.
Acts 2:47–Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church DAILY such as should be saved.
v46–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.
See they went to that temple daily.
Luke 19:47—And he (Jesus) taught DAILY in the temple….
Where do you get this one day a week stuff from? Better come up to the New Testament. Study my new message on Grace. It explains this more fully.
The reason Jesus told Mary not to ‘touch’ him yet; he was telling her he had not yet been established by God to be one with God; to recieve worship; this happened when he ascended.