Today, we will be talking about Paul's vision of the church. We equip the saints to go out into the world and serve. God gives us appointed leaders - Apostles, Prophets, evangelists, pastors and teacher, and while two of them (Apostles and prophets) don't exist today, the others do.
All authority has been given to me; therefore go and make disciples…
The Gospel: Four Vital Facts for Your Consideration
You are reading this as a result of God’s grace and providential care. We here in the United States are highly blessed by God. Perhaps the greatest of these blessings is our access to the Holy Scriptures. Let us not, however, be as ancient Israel who ignored and despised God’s goodness. The goodness of God is for a purpose…
This is a beautiful and often misquoted Psalm. Some people look at it and think they can avoid pain...have health, wealth and prosperity. Context is important...it is part of a trilogy of psalm. Psalm 23 goes along with Psalm 22....which is about the Cross. The pastoral care we see in Psalm 23 is only for the people that the Messiah purchased with with own blood in Psalm 22.
We have arrived at the great doxology. The book of Ephesians is broken down into two major sections Chapters 1-3 are
Paul's great exhortations and high doctrines and 4-6 cover the imperative and its application. This doxology is really a deep breath of grace.
PRAYER & BIBLE STUDY
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No Christian can avoid theology. Every Christian is a theologian. Perhaps not theologian in the technical or professional sense, but a theologian nevertheless. The issue for Christians is not whether we are going to be theologians but whether we are going to be good theologians or bad ones.
The beauty of the gospel is that when the church is absolutely different from the world, she invariably attracts it.
God’s grace does not find men fit for salvation, but makes them so.
Who knows the extent to which we would give in to sin, were we to be given a guarantee of immunity from discovery and exposure?