Jesus is the sum total of everything, from creation to redemption to the fulfillment of prophecy. He is the common denominator to all that we are. He is the source of our unity in the church.
How can we practically live out the word of God? The Bible is practical and more up-to-date than we can ever imagine.
There is a God and we are not Him. So trust not your heart but in the heart of God so that His intention becomes clear to us.
Angelic beings were created to understand and fellowship with God. Even the angels worship twice as much as they work.
Despite this, we know more about God than they do. We know about redemption because we are being redeemed. The angels do not need redemption so they know nothing of it.
The angels understand God by the way the church here on earth operates. This is how they figure out the wisdom of God. And the gospel is the wisdom of God. The angels watch what a healthy church is supposed to do.
The church must therefore be the most important thing on earth right now. If we are the pillar and ground of truth, then we had better figure out the context of the church.
You will not find a churchless Christian in the entire New Testament.
Jesus died for the church, so it’s a big deal to Him. If it’s that important to Him, it ought to be important to us.
Second only to gospel, the local church is the major emphasis of the New Testament. Every single book in the Bible after the gospels was written to a church.
We are commanded by God to be in church. We ought to live as though Jesus will return at any moment, because He could.
Church is the very place God ordained to utilize your spiritual gifts. We each have individual gifts and ought not compare to others’ gifts.
Church is a place designed for a corporate understanding of the Bible. One of us is set apart to feed the sheep.
You were created with a deep need for community. God separated man from the animal kingdom. He gave man a helper. We are not made to be alone.
Your kids see your haphazard approach to church and will certainly follow your lead. They can see what’s important to us and what isn’t.
The very idea and implantation of the Church is God’s doing.
The church is the pillar and ground of the truth. Without the church society would experience total collapse.
You need to be part of something that is way bigger and than you.
There’s somebody at church who needs what you have to offer. This is a family and not a one-man show.
Church requires spiritual discipline. The devil will try to derail you and your family from going. God will honor your discipline.
Church is what saved people do.
It’s exciting to get involved in a place that’s making a difference and changing the world.
When operating Biblically, it will provide more power and stability than any organization on earth. In the New Testament, the church was the hospital and the nursing home and the rescue mission.
Let’s don’t just go to church but be the church.