Sermons on The Church

Sermons on The Church


ANOTHERING: Playing Unfair

Handout 31 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. 32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Ephesians 4:31-32

ANOTHERING: Bear Necessities

Handout 6 Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.2 Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:1-2

ANOTHERING: Start With Love

Handout 34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. 35 By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35


Handout It is very common for businesses and organizations to have a written mission statement. The purpose of such statements is to reveal the purpose of that particular entity. A purpose statement gives direction. A purpose statement establishes objectives. A purpose statement indicates a reason for existence. God has revealed His purpose for His people in His proclaimed will. This series of lessons will explore God’s stated purposes for His people so that our lives will be lived on purpose.…

What Is The Church

handout During this time of “social isolation,” when we as a body of believers are unable to assemble in person at a specific physical location, it is important for us to understand what the “church” is and is not. So, in today’s lesson, we are going to examine what Jesus was referring to when He said, “I will build My church” in Matthew 16:18. Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do…


Handout Do you ever feel out of place? Do you ever feel like you are different? Do you ever feel like you are a stranger? As Christians, we are supposed to feel this way because, according to 1 Peter 2:11, we are “aliens and strangers” in this world. But what does such an identity entail? The book of 1 Peter is a “how to” guide for strangeness, and, so, we turn to it to discover how we are to be…