Contributed on Jun 3, 2014
This sermon unpacks the phrase "the body of Christ" with a look at how God intends to great things through His people.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN THAT WE ARE "THE BODY OF CHRIST"? Think of all that Jesus did and consider that we are now “His body.” - 1 Corinthians 12:27. - Picture in your mind’s eye Jesus walking around Palestine. See Him reaching out with a compassionate hand. See Him walking ...read more
Contributed on Jun 6, 2014
A basic explanation of what spiritual gifts are and how to find your's.
A NAGGING DOUBT: “What do I have to offer in serving God?” - Many believers feel that they have nothing to offer. - Others are just lazy. WHAT IS A SPIRITUAL GIFT? A divinely-chosen ability for divinely-empowered service. - 1 Corinthians 12:1, 5-7. a. The phrase ...read more
Contributed on Jun 11, 2014
A look at how "member" is never used in the Bible to mean "a name on a roll," but rather "a part of the body."
[Drama: The drama: "The Orchestra." There's a band director and three musicians. Director talks to each member one at a time and each says that they're ready, but then says they have one little problem. First one. At the piano. "Ready, but my right hand isn't working right." Director asks ...read more
Contributed on Jun 17, 2014
A look at 21 of the spiritual gifts that the Bible talks about believers having.
Do I Have A Spiritual Gift? Every Christian has a spiritual gift. - 1 Corinthians 12:4-7. Church Leadership: 1. Preaching (a.k.a. prophecy). - Romans 12:6; 1 Corinthians 12:10, 28; Ephesians 4:11; 1 Peter 4:11. - The ability to publicly proclaim God’s Word. 2. ...read more