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  • "Purpose 1: A Church That Loves" Series

    Contributed by Erik Estep on Nov 13, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 10,074 views

    One of the great purposes of the church is to love God and to love people.

    “Purpose #1: A Church That Loves” Matt. 22: 34-40 September 7, 2003 Intro: When Charles Schwab was 70 years old, he made the following statement. These words were spoken for the record in a court of law after he’d just won a nuisance suit. He said, “I’d like to say here in a court of law, ...read more

  • What Is The Purpose For Our Church?

    Contributed by Dennis Cocks on Nov 25, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,068 views

    This sermon was preached as our charter service and I have preched it every year since to remind us why we’re a church. It can easily be preached to any church as a sermon on the purpose of the church.

    NEW HOPE’S CHARTER MEMBERSHIP SERVICE JUNE 4, 2000 TEXT: Matthew 16:13-19 INTRODUCTION: This morning we are here to charter our church’s membership. We have been called to build a church in this community upon the Solid Rock, Jesus Christ! God has called us to do a great work. We are ...read more

  • The Purpose Of The Local Church Series

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Jul 13, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,615 views

    God has established the theocratic pattern of government for His people. In every case where man allowed God to govern as He saw fit, there was peace, prosperity, and stability among the people of God.

    The Purpose of the Local Church Hebrews 10:24-25 - And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching. God has ...read more

  • The State Of The Church-- What's The Purpose Of Bethany Church?

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Mar 19, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,585 views

    The message encourages members to think about what is the purpose of the church.

    THE STATE OF THE CHURCH --WHAT’S THE PURPOSE OF BETHANY CHURCH? Acts 2:42-47 (TMNT) They committed themselves to the teaching of the apostles, the life together, the common meal, and the prayers. Everyone around was in awe¡Xall those wonders and signs done through the apostles! And all the ...read more

  • The Cap (Or The Roof) The Purposeful Action Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Rev. Richard Norman on Jan 10, 2012
     | 1,970 views

    The Staff, The Foundation, The Walls, and now we cap our series with our Third and very important purpose of the Church, The Evangelization of the lost. In this series we will call this part, or this action “The Purposeful Action of the Church”.

    The Cap (or The Roof) The Purposeful Action of the Church John 1:29-31 (NIV) Part 4 THE PURPOSE OF THE CHURCH Introduction The Staff, The Foundation, The Walls, and now we cap our series with our Third and very important purpose of the Church, The Evangelization of the lost. In this series ...read more

  • The Purpose Of The Church

    Contributed by David Taylor on Nov 30, 2004
    based on 78 ratings
     | 5,866 views

    The five purposes of every church

  • The Practical Purpose Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Stephen Owenby on Jan 12, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,966 views

    This sermon is about the 5 practical purposes of the local church.

    „« One day while studying the passage we are looking at this morning, I was praying for help me to come up with a simple way to help people remember the purpose of the church. It was soon after that I was reading in Matt 5:16 where Jesus said ...let your light shine before men, that they may see ...read more

  • How Important Is Church Attendance? Series

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Dec 28, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,426 views

    A motivational message describing the importance and purpose of attending church.

    The Junior Bible Quiz Sermon Series How important is church attendance? And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day ...read more

  • The Reach

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
     | 1,821 views

    Continuing in a series about the purposes of our church. This is about outreach.

    Matthew 9:9-13 – The Reach Today I want to tell you a story. It’s a good story, too. It has conflict and underhanded dealings. It has redemption and the promise of a bright future ahead. Plus, it’s true. Today’s story comes to you from Matthew 9:9-13. The same story is ...read more

  • Our Purpose: To Reach The Lost Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,479 views

    A 5 part series to cast vision and clarity about the purpose of our church.

    PRACTICING OUR PURPOSE OUR PURPOSE IS... TO REACH THE LOST LUKE 15:1-10 INTRODUCTION TO SERIES: For the next several weeks I want to talk with you about the purpose of Montrose Christian Church. These will not be doctrinal "What we believe" messages. But these messages will be about why we ...read more

  • Our Purpose: To Teach The Saved Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,779 views

    A 5-part series casting vision and clarity about the purpose of our church.

    PRACTICING OUR PURPOSE OUR PURPOSE: TO TEACH THE SAVED MARK 4:3-10, 13-20 INTRODUCTION: A minister friend of mine tells this true story of his next door neighbors who had wanted a baby for the longest time. For 6 years this couple prayed that God would bless them with a child. Finally they ...read more

  • An Achan Heart

    Contributed by Tommy Estes on Dec 28, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,630 views

    The sins that linger in our congregations hold us back from carring our Gods purpose for the Lords Churches

    The subject that I chose to talk about t is something that NONE of us as church members is immune to. Every one of us is subject to this, and God wants us to recognize it and follow the examples that He has laid out for us in the Bible. What I’m talking about is the accursed thing as we will study ...read more

  • Our Purpose: To Magnify God In Worship Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,243 views

    5th in 5-part series of casting vision and clarity for the purpose of our church.

    OUR PURPOSE: TO MAGNIFY GOD IN WORSHIP PSALM 100; 33:1-4, ACTS 2:42,43; 46-47 INTRODUCTION: In his book, Exit Interviews: Revealing Stories Why People Are Leaving the Church, William Hendricks took a survey asking folks why they no longer attended church. Surprisingly, the most common ...read more

  • Saying Grace

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,712 views

    What is grace? What do we do with it? As well, this is an introduction to the purposes of our church, which spell GRACE.

    John 1:1-5, 10-18 – Saying Grace I read a story this week by a fellow named Ray Raycroft, who I think is a pastor in Michigan. He says the story is true. Apparently, two pastors were on their way to Atlanta, Ga. for a large Christian men’s gathering. One of them had never been in the ...read more

  • Improving Your Serve

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,656 views

    An attempt to speak about serving God in the church in a guilt-free way. Part of my series on the purposes of our church

    Mark 10:35-45 – Improving Your Serve Today we are continuing our journey through the purposes of the church, the 5 God-given directions for what He wants His church to look like. We have seen that this church exists to Glorify God, to praise Him, to lift Him up, to worship Him, to point to ...read more