Contributed on Dec 19, 2017
As a fellowship of Believers, mission is tied up with vision; your vision is tied up with being, or becoming, the Church that the Lord wants. Here we touch that vision, which is one of ‘Bringing a Sick World to Christ’, with emphasis on your location.
A CALL TO FELLOWSHIP - PART 1 OF 5 As a fellowship of Believers, our Mission is tied up with our Vision; our vision is tied up with being, or becoming, the Church that the Lord wants. This series touches that vision, which is one of ‘Bringing a Sick World to Christ’, with our particular ...read more
Contributed on Dec 25, 2017
Does today's church practise the type of fellowship we see in the NT? Do we show concern for one another, or are we simply groups of anonymous worshippers. We'll look at factors in society tempting us to be self-centred, so foreign to Christ’s teachings.
AN INTIMATE HOUSEHOLD - PART 2 OF 5 1. INTRODUCTION A. IN THE FIRST MESSAGE IN THIS SERIES: 1) We looked at whether churches today practise the type of fellowship we see in the Church of the NT 2) We asked questions as to whether today’s churches: * Are communities of believers ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2017
The Lord intends us to enjoy fellowship together that has the intimacy of a family, the interdependence of a body and an acceptance of one another, despite our differences. Such fellowship may really grow, if we understand crucial Biblical principles.
FREEDOM IN OUR FELLOWSHIP - PART 3 OF 5 1. INTRODUCTION A. ENJOY FELLOWSHIP We have seen that the Lord intends for us to enjoy fellowship together in His church, which has: 1) The intimacy of a family 2) The interdependence of a body 3) An acceptance of one another despite our ...read more
Contributed on Jan 6, 2018
What can we do to strengthen our life together, enhance the fellowship we enjoy in Christ? We will take a look at various acts of worship that we do in our public assemblies, which are designed to build and improve our fellowship in Christ.
ENHANCING OUR FELLOWSHIP - PART 4 OF 5 1. INTRODUCTION 1. So far we have looked at the doctrinal basis of Our Life Together by: a. Noticing the intimacy and interdependency of our fellowship in the local church b. Examining acceptance and freedom in Christ c. Reviewing what is said ...read more
Contributed on Jan 11, 2018
Christians living in our mobile society need fellowship because other channels of association - family, friends, etc, may be lacking. What can we do to enrich our lives together and what should we avoid that can disrupt fellowship?
ENRICHING OUR LIFE TOGETHER - PART 5 OF 5 1. INTRODUCTION 1) Last week we started looking at the application of our previous studies to ‘Our Life Together’. In this week’s message, we’ll look at what can we do to enrich our lives together, and what sort of things we should avoid, which have ...read more