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  • Coming Together

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Apr 8, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,669 views

    Special sermon for a combined bilingual service at the University Church of Christ in Abilene, TX

  • Are All Believers In "The Church?"

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Apr 7, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 906 views

    Three reasons believers must reject the universal church teaching.

    God’s Glorious Church Are All Believers in “The Church”? Ephesians 3:21 Woodlawn Baptist Church April 3, 2005 Introduction “Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.” Today I want to resume the series of messages I have been preaching ...read more

  • I Will Build My Church Series

    Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 18, 2014
     | 2,252 views

    This lesson introduces this series by examining Matthew 16:13-19, showing that Jesus is the builder, architect, and owner of His church.

    Whenever we look at the religious landscape today that is known by the word “Christianity,” it seems clear that what we see is so different than what we see in the Bible. We see multiple denominations that teach different, and at times, contradictory things. Of course, when teachings ...read more

  • The Communion Of The Saints Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 2, 2004
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,492 views

    The catholic/universal church is the fellowship of all believers gathered, set apart, united in faith, who belong to Christ.

    “I Believe” Sermon Series on the Apostles Creed “The Communion of the Saints” I Corinthians 12:12-27 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts “I believe in the holy catholic church, the communion of saints.” Right upfront, let’s define “the church”: It is ...read more

  • Telling It Like It Really Is...

    Contributed by Byron Perrine on Sep 8, 2016
     | 2,165 views

    Here is my adaptation of a sermon contributed by Tim Zingale, Sept. 2007, "The Rabbit". The focus of my adaptation is the declining vitality of the universal church resulting from having lost sight of Christ, the cornerstone of God's redemptive church.

    This sermon is my reworking of “The Rabbit” by Tim Zingale, Sermon Central, Sept. 2007. The sermon is Tim’s with my editing for my congregation. One day, a young disciple of Christ who wanted to become all that God had in mind for him visited the home of an elderly Christian ...read more

  • I Will Build My Church

    Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 13, 2013
     | 1,875 views

    There are many misconceptions about what Jesus' universal church is. Is it a denomination? Is it all churches combined into one? Is it the clergy? This sermon deals with many of these misconceptions and shows what God reveals about His church.

    In the context of Matthew 16, we see what many people think about Jesus. It is interesting that so many people saw His miracles and signs, and had such contrasting responses. This seems to be the main point of this section we will look at today. Many saw the miracles and signs (the Sadducees and ...read more

  • Definition And Biblical Basis Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,273 views

    3 of 18 messages on moving toward greater health as a church.

    Definition and Biblical Basis of the Church (NTC4T-3) I. The Church Defined A. What it is not 1. A denomination 2. To be confused with Israel 3. The same as the kingdom of God B. What it is 1. Universal Church 2. Local body II. The Biblical Basis of the Church A. A covenant ...read more

  • You And The Church Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Nov 9, 2017
     | 1,777 views

    What is the church and how do YOU fit in?

    You and the Church Series: Acts Chuck Sligh November 5, 2017 TEXT: Acts 20:28 – “Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.” INTRODUCTION I want ...read more

  • The Body Of Christ – Part I Series

    Contributed by Chuck Brooks on Mar 14, 2016
     | 2,117 views

    When the word “church” or concept of the church is presented in the Bible, what does it mean?

    The Body of Christ – Part I What does the Bible teach concerning the church? When the word “church” or concept of the church is presented in the Bible, what does it mean? Many people really don’t know what the word “church” means. Just like the word ...read more

  • The Organization Jesus Built Series

    Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 18, 2014
     | 1,924 views

    This is the second sermon in our "Jesus Built" Series. It examines the pattern that we have in scripture of the organization of Jesus church, universal and local,and talks about how changes in the organization lead to apostasy

    INTRODUCTION The New Testament provides a pattern that was followed by the early church. They followed what the Apostles gave them in their teaching and writings. The Jerusalem church gives us an example of this. We are told in Acts 2:42 that these Christians “continued steadfastly in the ...read more

  • Believing, Belonging, And Contributing Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Feb 7, 2014
     | 1,411 views

    Foreigners in a Foreign Land Believing, Belonging, and Contributing

    Foreigners in a Foreign Land Believing, Belonging, and Contributing 1 Peter 2:4-10 David Taylor We are finishing our first mini series in 1 Peter, “Foreigners in a Foreign Land” (1.1-2.10) with todays message, Believing, Belonging, and Contributing. We have had a significant ...read more

  • Partner Through Membership

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jan 7, 2013
     | 1,678 views

    Message #1 of a series including this, #2: Support through StewardSHIP; #3: Participate through OwnerSHIP (serving in ministry); #4 Grow Deep through fellowSHIP (homegroups and small groups).

    Partner Through Membership Series: Get on the Ship Chuck Sligh January 6, 2013 (A PowerPoint presentation for this message is available by emailing me at chucksligh@hotmail.com.) TEXT: Acts 9:26 – “And when Saul was come to Jerusalem, he assayed [attempted] to join himself to ...read more

  • God Is Able

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,242 views

    GOD IS ABLE TO BUILD A UNIVERSAL AND STABLE CHURCH THROUGH MAKING KNOWN THE GOOD NEWS OF JESUS CHRIST 1. God is ABLE 2. to Build a STABLE Church 3. to Build a UNIVERSAL Church 4. THROUGH MAKING KNOWN THE GOOD NEWS OF JESUS CHRIST ...read more

  • A Wedding Story Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,883 views

    This is the 25th sermon in the series "The End". This sermon looks at the marriage and marriage feast of the Lamb.

    Sunday Morning October 20, 2002 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: “The End” [#25] SLIDE 31 A WEDDING STORY Revelation 19:7-11 Introduction: 1. This morning we are going to look at a “Wedding Story”. 2. I want us to start at the beginning of this relationship and follow it ...read more

  • The Church That Jesus Built

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,490 views

    The definition, preparation and application of the church that Jesus built.

    The Church That Jesus Built Matt. 16:18 October 3, 1999 Mt. Bethel MBC Introduction Up to this pint we’ve looked at why we should study the Lord’s church, Satan’s agenda for the church and the reasons for the church. It’s been said before, that when a person goes wrong on the church, ...read more