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Understanding the Church – Part 2

Understanding the Church – Part 2

Deuteronomy 6:1-25; Matthew 16:13-28

October 6, 2019

The church is in ___________________.  The observations, _________________, and experiences of many offer conclusions about what the church is and how it should be _______________ or repaired.  Is the church like a ___________________ building that has _________________ its time and needs to be torn down to make way for ____________________?

A.  Concerns Regarding the Church

     1.  _________________________

          a.  _________________________ to God

          b.  _________________________ about God

          c.  Continued _____________________ of God 

               (1).  ______________________ God

               (2).  ______________________ God 

               (3).  _________________ God

     2.  ____________________________

          a.  From _________________

          b.  From _________________

     3.  Complacency (_________________________)

          a.  Jesus is not the ____________________.

          b.  I am so _________________.

     4.  _____________________________

          a.  Seeing life from an _________________ perspective

          b.  _____________________ in the lives of others

B.  The _______________________ of the Church 

     1.  An exalted ______________ of God

          a.  The __________________

          b.  The __________________

     2.  The absolute __________________ of Scripture

          a.  ______________________ God’s Word

          b.  ______________________ God’s Word

     3.  Sound __________________

          a.  _____________________

          b.  _____________________

     4.  ________________________ holiness

          a.  In an unholy __________________

          b.  Holding one another _______________________

     5.  ___________________________ authority  

          a.  ___________________ of spiritual leaders

          b.  ___________________ of spiritual leaders

          c.  ___________________ to spiritual leaders