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The Church: A Glorious Bride

What do you and I see when we look at the church? Do we see the warts, the wounds, the sin (especially when we look in the mirror)? That kind of honest self-appraisal is important—it keeps us humble. But it … Continue reading

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“The Church: A People Who Build up One Another”

Have you ever been told to grow up? Paul, and the Holy Spirit, tell us that in Ephesians 4:14–16 Grow up! Don’t be babies. Infancy is normal–for a time. \Don’t forget that at the beginning of our Christian walk we … Continue reading

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The Church: A Body of Witnesses

Was last Thursday important? Look at Acts 1 and at the command Jesus gives in verse 8. Your King has ascended, and you, his church, his body, have been given the responsibility of making the good news known to the … Continue reading

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Who Are We? The Church Baptized in the Spirit

Where does the church as a body get the energy to serve God? Where do you as part of that body find the power you need to resist temptation and grow in obedience? Are you empty . . . or … Continue reading

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Who Are We? The Church of Christ

Who are we? What is the church? Nothing is more basic than that it is the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. As Matthew 16:13-20 points out, he is the one who makes or builds his church, and he rules … Continue reading

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