Love Lessons from an Ancient Civilization

Love Lessons from an Ancient Civilization

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.” – Philippians 4:3,4 We talked yesterday about showing radical mercy and what that looks like in our modern world. Today, I want to invite you to journey with me into how it played out in the First Century Church, amid the injustice of the Roman Empire.  In the ancient world, patricians, senators, and the wealthy were at the top of the heap. Everyone else fell into a class beneath them, with slaves being at the very bottom. Because there was so much inequality in that day, the Spirit of Jesus working through the Church took the culture by storm. Though their castes were different in the eyes of society, when they came together as brothers and sisters in

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