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Understanding the Church – Its Function

Understanding the Church – Its Function
1 Thessalonians 4:9-10; 1 Timothy 1:3-7; 18-20
November 10, 2019 

God has given principles in His Word that when ____________, bring peace, direction, and ____________________________ to individuals, families, churches, and countries.  The proper foundation (____________________) of the church is important.  Godly attitudes (_________________ systems) are necessary for life.  Today we will see the __________________ that cause the church to function.

A.  Preaching and _____________________

1.  The ________________________  (1 Timothy 3:15-16)

a.  The ______________ – proclaim the ______________
b.  The ___________________ – 1 Timothy 4:6
c.  It is ___________________ – teach with authority
d.  Follow through with the ________________________. (1 Tim. 6:20)

2.  The __________________  (2 Timothy 4:1-2)  Preach and teach with:

a.  ______________________
b.  ______________________
c.  ______________________  (reprove, rebuke, exhort)

B.  _________________________ the Gospel

1.  _________________________ – personal

a.  Through our _______________
b.  Through our _______________

 

2.  Missions – ____________________ scope of outreach

a.  _________________
b.  _________________

C.  ______________________  (John 4:23; Philippians 3:3; Romans 12:1)

1.  Personal

a.  _______________________
b.  _______________________

2.  Corporate

a.  _______________________
b.  _______________________

 

D.  _____________________  (Matthew 6:5-15)

1.  It is to be done ___________________.

2.  It is to be done ___________________.  (“__________ will be done.”)

3.  It is to be done _____________________.  (1 Thessalonians 5:17)