Giving Christ His Rightful Place In The Church
Sermon in a Sentence: God will bless our church if we give Christ His rightful place.
First use of the word church
Illus.- Prayer- "Bless my Church"
Illus.- Final Exams
I. We Must Confess Christ as the Owner of the Church.
"my church" (Acts 20.28;1 Cor. 6.19,20)
II. We Must Cooperate with Christ as the Builder of the Church.
"I will build" Illus- "Building Plans"
- A. We Must Lay a Strong Foundation (1 Cor. 3.11;Eph. 2.20;1 Pet. 2.4-8)
- B. We Must Erect a Strong Frame.
III. We Must Confide in Christ as the Guaranteer of the Church.
"the gates of hell shall not prevail against it" (Heb. 2.14;Col. 2.15)
Illus.- Giving the Lord All the Keys