Trouble in Paradise
Bible Text: Acts 6:1-15
Theologians believe that the same author penned the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts–Acts being a sort of sequel to Luke’s Gospel. Luke’s Gospel spanned the time, between Jesus’ birth and his ascension into heaven; and Acts covers around 30 years of the early church.
Christians tend to focus on the faithfulness, courage, and rapid growth of the early Church. They hold up those early believers and their churches as ideals, reading Acts as an account of a sort of Golden Age…