The Way of the Congregation.


144 views
Uploaded on:
Description
The Way of the Congregation Way of the Congregation We will comprehend the way of our calling just when we have comprehended the way of the congregation of Jesus Christ. Nature of the Congregation The congregation of Christ includes people who make up God's natural group ,
Transcripts
Slide 1

The Church\'s Nature

Slide 2

Nature of the Church We will comprehend the way of our calling just when we have comprehended the congregation\'s way of Jesus Christ.

Slide 4

Nature of the Church The congregation of Christ contains people who make up God’s natural group , and includes a presence that propels the continuous routine of virtuous living.

Slide 6

Nature of the Church The act of collective life is foundational to the church’s self-seeing, yet it is not determinative of its temperament. What\'s more, the Christian ekklesia basically declines to be lessened to either simple presence or an arrangement of practices – it “exists” keeping in mind the end goal to “practice”!

Slide 8

Nature of the Church What is the congregation\'s way?

Slide 9

Nature of the Church “Blessed are you, Simon child of Jonah, for this was not uncovered to you by man, but rather by my Father in paradise. Also, I let you know that you are Peter, and on this stone I will construct my congregation, and the doors of Hades won\'t overcome it.” Matt 16v17-18

Slide 10

Nature of the Church Mystical – rising above time Universal – rising above space Local – characterized by space and time

Slide 12

Nature of the Church Essential nature of the congregation God’s individuals The country of God The collection of Christ The Spirit\'s sanctuary .

Slide 14

Nature of the Church Ekklesia (church) not a “Christian” word when Jesus initially utilized it.

Slide 15

Nature of the Church What made the congregation uncommon? MY congregation MY get together MY get-together another type of individuals

Slide 17

Nature of the Church Other scriptural words used to allude to the congregation – e.g. the holy people, purified, adherents, reliable, slaves, workers, family, family, the new mass migration, vineyard, herd and new mankind tended to indicate the relationship between the congregation and God , not among its individuals.

Slide 18

Nature of the Church So, it is just inside of this comprehension of the congregation\'s way, as the general population of God, that we would rightly include that Christians are a majority and must normally exist in a soul of group. This is our imprint!

Slide 19

Nature of the Church God is fundamental to our inclination as the congregation

Slide 20

Nature of the Church The congregation does not turn into the congregation when we get together.

Slide 22

Nature of the Church The area, work and family are, for the Christian, all settings in which we hone the truth of our being the congregation of God.

Slide 23

Nature of the Church We go to the house of prayer on the grounds that we are the congregation; we don\'t turn into the congregation when we go to the sanctuary.

Slide 24

Nature of the Church The actuality of our being the congregation is simply a demonstration of beauty given to us by God. It is currently in our temperament to be the congregation, on the grounds that that is the hugeness of the change that God has realized in us.

Slide 25

Nature of the Church You are called to be God’s individuals. Period. Everything else is an expression that exudes from a comprehension of what this call is about.

Slide 26

Nature of the Church Three Implications

Slide 27

Nature of the Church Implication #1 We ought to don\'t hesitate to utilize, reciprocally, the words Christian and church.

Slide 28

Nature of the Church Implication #2 We ought to hope to work out the reasons, practices and signs of the congregation wherever we are.

Slide 30

Nature of the Church Implication #3 We ought to view sorted out places of worship, for example, First Baptist Church or Cheras Gospel Center, as colossally critical measurements of the act of our Christianity in the area, however a long way from being far reaching for experienced our call.

Slide 32

Nature of the Church We are all full-time specialists for the Lord. There is no low maintenance choice.

Slide 33

Nature of the Church The Puritan legacy

Slide 34

Nature of the Church The Puritan legacy Work – Wealth-building versus industry

Slide 35

Nature of the Church The Puritan legacy Work – Wealth-building versus industry Sex – Self-delight versus devotion

Slide 36

Nature of the Church The Puritan legacy Work – Wealth-building versus industry Sex – Self-satisfaction versus reliability Authority – Power versus stewardship

Slide 38

Nature of the Church\'s The church exercises can be repeated by anybody. However, the congregation\'s nature can\'t. What you and I are called to do is to be aware of

Recommended
View more...