What can we learn from the story of the first council of Jerusalem found in Acts 15?

Unfortunately, national and cultural barriers don't automatically fall away when you join the body of Christ. The issue of circumcision was a cause of contention in the early Christian church. A need to resolve this issue brought about the First Council of Jerusalem. What influence did Peter's experience with Cornelius have at this Council? What was the outcome?

What lessons can we take from this story? Learn the importance of Christian unity, how God wants His church to operate, and how the Holy Spirit works on willing hearts. Discover what it will cost to experience Christian unity.
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