Timothy C Glover • Sermon • • 782 views
Gifts in Diversity: The Body of Christ 1Corinthians 12 May 25, 2003 Scripture Reading: Ephesians 4:1-16 Introduction: As if the Corinthians couldn’t think of enough things to be divisive about, Paul now addresses the issue of spiritual gifts. In the last chapter we discussed solutions for the differences…
Dr. Hugo E. Garcia • Sermon • • 612 views
La unidad del cuerpo es básicamente una unanimidad interna más que una uniformidad externa basada en aspectos institucionales u organizacionales. Pablo habla de este espíritu unificador en Filipenses 2:1–11 y en 1 Corintios 1:12–13. Dicha unidad significa ser miembros los unos de los otros, como se ve…
Simeon • Illustration • • 465 views
'You are the Body of Christ. In you and through you the work of the incarnation must go forward. You are to be taken. You are to be blessed, broken and distributed, that you may be the means of grace and vehicles of eternal love.' Source: St Augustine, Mark Stibbe in BreakOut p77
SteveF • Illustration • • 215 views
A Three-starnd Cord Matthew 18:15-20 A cord of three strands is not quickly broken (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12). That makes sense, doesn’t it? We have probably all at one time braided three strands of something together and then been amazed at the strength that it took to separate them. It is the principle…
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Compassionate self-giving and suffering of the innocent often go hand in hand. Our hearts are especially tugged when we witness the unmerited suffering of innocent people. We have recently seen such suffering with cyclones in Myanmar, earthquakes in China, and fires, floods, and tornadoes here in the…
Rev Shawn Lund • Kingdom Way Church • Sermon • • 130 views • 44:35
Do I really need to be a member of the Church? It seems in life everyone wants you to become a member of their group or club or company. whether it be for Costco, the library a political party, or a gym, it seems like everyone wants your membership so what to we normally do? for most of us we weigh the…
Body of Christ
For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. For the body does not consist of one member…
What are the different names given to God's Church in the Bible and what are the implications of those names? This lessons looks at "The Called Out," "The Kingdom of God," and "The Body of Christ."
Aaron Sturgill • Sermon • • 69 views
Introduction Introduction Introduction Nearly 2,500 years ago, a slave and storyteller by the name of Aesop wrote the following: One fine day it occurred to the Members of the Body that they were doing all the work and the Belly was having all the food. So they held a meeting, and after a long discussion,…
Turn with me to Romans 12:1-2 I challenged you to take time and start reading Romans 12-15 over the next several weeks and let God start working on your thinking. I sure hope you have taken up that challenge! If you haven’t yet, it’s not too late. This week, dive in and take time to ask the Holy Spirit…
The Unhindered Gospel
The Gospel creates a community of people who love the local church and her means of grace, a humility in us that aids us in faithfully serving the Lord during times of trial & sorrow, a people who not only love its message but seek to use it for their mutual edification.
Jeremy Robinson • Sermon • • 45 views
God uses weak and unqualified people for His Kingdom purposes. The Powerful, Presence of a Personal God empowers us as believers for the purposes God has for us. Your gifts are not for you comfort, they are for Christ. Your gifts are not for your name, they are for the name of Jesus spreading. The Church needs you!
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When Christ was on earth, he did things through his natural body; that is, he taught with his lips, healed with his hands, and gave supernatural life with his breath. Now that he has left the earth, He no longer works in his natural body, but in his mystical body, the Church. This really hit home with…
Matthew - The Gospel of the King
During the Passover meal, Jesus takes the bread and the 3rd cup of wine and changes the symbolism, showing the real meaning behing the Passover. He illustrates His impending death with the broken bread and the cup of wine. He says that His coming death brings about the forgiveness of sins. The disciples are told to celebrate this Supper often. After their celebration, they travel to the Mount of Olives, while singing a hymn.
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Our Position - “We Shall Be Like Him” (1John 3:1-3) Chosen by the Father (Eph.1:5) 1. God predestined us to adoption as sons (Eph.1:5). a) The elements of forming the body of Christ. (1) The method - election (v.4): "Chose" - This word means to pick out or select for oneself (2) The time - before the…
Following the footsteps of Christ
Jason Klebes • Sermon • • 38 views
The Lion and the Lamb The family reunion- Robbie- two children have a degenerate disease that slowly takes their vision, speech, their muscles will stop working and then eventually they will die I got to talk to him and i saw his heart i saw the brokenness the hurt He even said “ I go for walks in the…
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Jesus made a powerful statement in the Temple action. Israel generally regarded the Temple’s ruler the true Davidic king. This Temple action was a claim to such royal status by Jesus. Also, in this Temple action, Jesus enacts a symbol. This symbol said that the present system is corrupt. The Temple had…
When the world looks at Christianity, all that can be seen is division. But Christ's body is not broken!
Building a Healthy Community
Verses 11-16 is one long sentence in the Greek. Maturity is necessary but not guaranteed. Remember your calling ! We are all called. This is the truth we spoke about two weeks ago. The book of Ephesians makes this point over and over. We are not needed but we are wanted. Yet, this does not mean we just…