In an early chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, Luke states that the followers of Christ continued to gather in Jerusalem and that they shared their belongings with one another. "They would sell their possessions and goods and distribute the proceeds to all, as any had need." (Acts 2:45) During the earliest days of the church Christians must not have stood out that much from other Jews who followed a particular teacher. They went to the synagogue and dressed like the other Jews. They celebrated the Sabbath and religious feasts, even though they were beginning to give them new Christian meanings or interpretations.
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