Sermon Series
  • 1. Introduction To The Marks Of The Church

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2021
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    Five sermons introducing the universally held theological truth that the church of Jesus Christ is one, holy, catholic and apostolic, with application for a church at the end of the twentieth century.

    INTRODUCTION Christian is a church word. A Christian is a person who wants to follow Jesus. "Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out." (John 6:37) A Christian is a person who has LIFE in God (II Corinthians 5:17. "If any (one) is in Christ (they) are a new creation; old ...read more

  • 2. The Church Is One

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2021
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    We have begun to look at what theologians and church fathers across the centuries have called the "marks" or the "notes" of the Church. Perhaps we can get a fresh look at God's words about the Church.

    Ephesians 4:1-6 We have begun to look at what theologians and church fathers across the centuries have called the "marks" or the "notes" of the church. Coming without apology from an evangelical and scriptural perspective, still we are seeking to avoid the unproductive tension ...read more

  • 3. The Church Is Catholic

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2021
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    When we speak of Catholicity, we speak of that which the One church [Where the WORD is preached, and where the sacraments are administered] has in common

    Romans 11:33 - 12:8 Introduction We have said that every orthodox church regards the marks of the church to be four: The church is One, Holy, Apostolic, Catholic. When we speak of Catholicity, we speak of that which the One church [Where the WORD is preached, and where the sacraments are ...read more

  • 4. The Church Is Apostolic

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2021
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    The entire Christian church agrees that the church is, or is supposed to be "apostolic" in nature. And yet as you might expect, there are several different explanations of just what it means to be a part of the apostolic church.

    Ephesians 2:14-22 The entire Christian church agrees that the church is, or is supposed to be "apostolic" in nature. And yet as you might expect, there are several different explanations of just what it means to be a part of the apostolic church. THE APOSTOLIC POSITION Some people say ...read more

  • 5. The Church Is Holy

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2021
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    If a letter came to your house addressed to "the saints" at your residence, how would you respond? Or, when you read the challenge anywhere in the Bible: "Be ye holy for I the Lord your God Am Holy!" how do you receive it?

    Ephesians 5:25 "... Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for it, that he might make it holy with His own blood, and present it to Himself pure and radiant, without any spot or wrinkle, holy and blameless." In the Bible account of Gideon you may recall that Israel was being menaced ...read more