Sermons from April 2013

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The Church Preaches (Part 1)

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Scripture used: 2 Corinthians 3:12-18 Matthew 5 Nehemiah 8 When the scripture is preached today, the hope is that the description of 2 Corinthians 3:12-18 happens; that we would behold the glory of the Lord and be transformed from one degree of glory to another. As an example of what a sermon should look like, […]

The Church Scattered

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What does it look like to be scattered and witnesses for Christ? It is who we are, what we do, and where we’re at. Recap: God, is and always has been, forming a people to make himself known. (Week 1: The Church is History) That ‘people’ is the ekklesia (church), which exists universally and invisibly […]

The Church Gathered

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What are the irreducible elements that make a local church? Is there ever a time to leave a local church, and what are the criteria? Recap: God, is and always has been, forming a people to make himself known. (Week 1: The Church is History) That ‘people’ is the ekklesia (church), which exists universally and […]

What’s a Church Member?

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Scripture for this message: Ephesians 1:3-2:22 1 Peter 2:9-12 Acts 2:41-42 Romans 12 Christians are part of a local church to grow in and live out their faith, and to be cared for. • A church is a family, not a group of consumers. • A church is an embassy, not a business. Ambassadors live […]