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What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
What Is The Church? Part #2
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What Is The Church? Part #2

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The previous lesson on "What is the Church?" was a beginning to our series on "Stop DOING Church." …

The previous lesson on "What is the Church?" was a beginning to our series on "Stop DOING Church."

Take a moment and look as we expand our series.

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  • 1. Getting Plugged In – In 2010!
  • 2. Stop “Doing” Church
    (It might destroy you!)
  • 3. Why Study the Church?
  • 4. The Ephesians Reasons
    Christ is "head over all things to the church" - Ephesians 1:22
    The church "is His body" - Ephesians 1:23
    The church is "the fullness of Him who fills all in all" - Ephesians 1:23
  • 5. The Ephesians Reasons
    The church is part of God's "eternal purpose" - Ephesians 3:10-11
    To God be "glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages" - Ephesians 3:21
    "Christ is the head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body" - Ephesians 5:23
  • 6. The Ephesians Reasons
    Christ "loved the church and gave Himself for it" - Ephesians 5:25
    Jesus' design is to present it as "a glorious church" - Ephesians 5: 26-27
    Jesus nourishes and cherishes the church - Ephesians 5:29-30
  • 7. The Ephesians Reasons
    The church was purchased with the blood of Christ - Acts 20:28
    The church is His body - Colossians 1:18,24
    The church is the family of God, the pillar and ground of the truth - 1 Timothy 3:15
  • 8. What is the Church?
  • 9. What is the Church
    The called out –1 Peter 2:9
    We are sanctified by the truth—John 17:17
  • 10. What is the Church
    The Church Is "The Body Of Christ"--Ephesians 1:22-23
    We are members of the body, and of one another.
    1 Corinthians 12:27
    Romans 12:5
  • 11. What is the Church
    The Church is the “Household of God”...(the family of God) - 1 Timothy 3:15
    We are in Jesus' "family" - Matthew 12:48-50
    We have many brothers and sisters - Mark 10:28-30
    We are to treat each other accordingly - 1 Timothy 5:1-2
  • 12. What is the Church
    The Church is the “Temple of God” (a holy habitation or dwelling of God) Ephesians 2:19-22; 1 Peter 2:5
    We have a responsibility to maintain purity - 1 Corinthians 3:16-17; 2 Corinthians 6:16-7:1
  • 13. What is the Church
    The Church is the “Kingdom of Christ”
    As Paul wrote to the Colossians, they had been "translated into the kingdom of the Son of His love" - Colossians 1:13; Revelation 1:9
    This emphasizes the authority-making power in the church; Christ is King, He has all authority! - Matthew 28:18,20
  • 14. What is the Church
    The Church is the “Bride of Christ”
    We are betrothed to Christ - cf. 2 Corinthians 11:2
    This figure portends of an even greater relationship with Christ is the future! - Revelation 19:6-9; 21:2
  • 15. Why is the Church?

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