Jesus as Foundation of Community

- Acts 1:12-14 NIV -
"Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem . . . When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying . . . They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers"

How does mutual honor and submission to Christ affect our Christian gatherings?
What would happen if we loved people even if we didn't like them or have commonalities with them?

Is Jesus love for us enough to bind us together in unity?

- Philippians 2:2 NIV -
"then make my [Paul] joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind."
How often do people go to church, put on a smile, and no one knows what is going on inside?

- James 5:16 NIV -
"Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective."

 " . . . I carry burdens on my own and I don't want to tell people, but the house environment . . . I can share with my fellow Christians. . . they hold my burdens and pray. . ." - Paul