Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

1 Thessalonians

The New Testament Church: Relationships Fostered – Part 4

A local church is a community of believers committed to one another in genuine spiritual relationships produced by the Gospel and alive through faithfulness to one another in the Word, prayer, fellowship and breaking of bread. As the Apostle Paul closes out his first letter to the Thessalonian church, he does so emphasizing these relationships. This Lord’s Day, we focus on how we are to see, treat, and serve another as the sheep of the Lord’s pasture.

The New Testament Church: Relationships Fostered – Part 3

13 and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves. 14 And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all. 15 See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.  1 Thessalonians…

The New Testament Church: Relationships Fostered – Part 2

A local church is a community of believers committed to one another in genuine spiritual relationships produced by the Gospel and alive through faithfulness to one another in the Word, prayer, fellowship and breaking of bread. As the Apostle Paul closes out his first letter to the Thessalonian church, he does so emphasizing these relationships as evidence of being a Biblical church. This Lord’s Day, we focus on the leader and sheep relationship in the church with emphasis on the sheep’s responsibility to leadership.

The New Testament Church: Relationships Fostered – Part 1

A local church is a community of believers committed to one another in genuine spiritual relationships produced by the Gospel and alive through faithfulness to one another in the Word, prayer, fellowship and breaking of bread. As the Apostle Paul closes out his first letter to the Thessalonian church, he does so emphasizing these relationships as evidence of being a Biblical church.

Our Responsibilities and Privileges: The Ministry of Edification

God has gifted all of His children with at least one spiritual gift that is to be active in the lives of other Christians for their spiritual growth. That is the church alive. Is He using you in the spiritual development of other believers? This Lord’s Day, we look at four ways God may use us in the exercise of our spiritual gifts for the good of His people.

What Motivated Child-Like Confidence In Prayer?

PSALM 86:5 – For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.” Why pray? Ever think about that question? Well, here are four reasons; we are commanded to pray–Pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17); we are exhorted by the Lord Jesus to pray – And Jesus told them a parable to the effect…