Tell the group about something you have built. (A house? A gingerbread house? A lego structure?) How did building something make you aware of the importance of each piece of the finished structure?
1. Their hearts were “pierced,” and they immediately repented.
2. See Matthew 18:15-17.
3. The Holy Spirit had just come and filled the apostles. See Acts 2:1-13.
4. They were devoted to the apostles’ teaching (Bible study), fellowship (regular meeting with other believers), the breaking of bread (the Lord’s Supper), and prayer.
8. In verse 16 we are told to live so that others see our good works and how they bring glory to God. See also 1 Peter 3:15.