Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added to them about three thousand souls.…
I. THE KIND FATHER OF THE FAMILY: recognised in filial love and proved in daily blessings.
II. THE LOVING MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY: the old ones of Pentecost and the new ones added to it.
III. THE BEAUTIFUL ORDER OF THE FAMILY: doctrine and prayer, breaking of bread and care for the poor.
IV. THE HOLY PEACE OF THE FAMILY.
1. Within among themselves.
2. Without in relation to the world.
Parallel VersesKJV: Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.