Acts 2:42-47 (The
41-42 That day about three thousand took him at his word,
were baptized and were signed up. They committed themselves to the
teaching of the apostles, the life together, the common meal, and
around was in awe -- all those wonders and signs done through the
apostles! And all the believers lived in a wonderful harmony, holding
everything in common. They sold whatever they owned and pooled their
resources so that each person’s need was met.
46-47 They followed
a daily discipline of worship in the Temple followed by meals at
home, every meal a celebration, exuberant and joyful, as they praised
God. People in general liked what they saw. Every day their number
grew as God added those who were saved.