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Understanding the Church – Its Function Continued

Understanding the Church – Its Function Continued

James 3:1; Hebrews 13:17; 1 Corinthians 4:1-5; Matthew 28:18-20

November 17, 2019

A biblical church is more than a ___________________ or social assembly. In order for it conform to God’s _________________, it must have a proper ___________________ foundation, healthy ___________________, and outward _____________________. Active __________________________ brings it all together.

A. _______________________ (Ephesians 4:11-12)

1. Its _____________________ (Matt. 28:19-20)
2. Its _____________________ (Acts 1:1; 2 Timothy 2:2)

3. Its _____________________ (Luke 6:40; 1 John 2:6)

B. __________________________ (John 21:15-17)

1. ____________________ and leading the flock
2. Should be _________________________ and kind

3. Needs to be ______________________

C. _____________________ Up Families (Ephesians 5:18-6:4)

1. It is under increasingly intense ________________ attack.

2. It can only be ___________________ by the Holy Spirit.

3. There should be __________________ in practical areas.

D. ________________________ (2 Corinthians 8:1-5)

1. It is a matter of where your ______________ is, not how ________________ you have.

2. The things you have don’t really _________________ to you. We are only _____________________.

3. Principle of ______________ and __________________ (2 Corinthians 9:6; 1 Corinthians 16:2)

E. __________________________ (Hebrews 10:19-25)

1. Definition: “companionship or ____________________ and communion with others on the basis of something held in common; a common life ___________________”

2. _____________________ to one another

3. _____________________ spiritual unity