Tonight, we are joined by guest speaker Michael Rahn, one of our missionaries we support who does ministry through Greater Europe Mission. He is teaching about The Church and what it truly means. Firstly, the word for church is the greek "ekklesia:"
We are called as a collective body known as the church to make disciples of Christ, or a "mathétés:"
So what does it mean to belong to a church? What should we do as a believer?
Devotion to the teachings of the Apostles (Romans 12:4-9, 1 Peter 4:10-11)
Devotion to fellowship (1 Thessalonians 5:11-18)
Devotion to breaking bread (Acts 2:46)
Devotion to prayer (Colossians 4:12)
Devotion to community/Great Grace (John 13:34-35, Acts 4:32-35, Corinthians 8:1-5, Matthew 22:35-40)
- Matthew 20:28 (TLV)
- Luke 19:10 (TLV)
- Matthew 28:18-20 (TLV)
- Ephesians 4:20-24 (TLV)
- Acts 2:37-41 (TLV)
- Romans 12:4-9 (TLV)
- 1 Peter 4:10-11 (TLV)
- 1 Thessalonians 5:11-18 (TLV)
- Acts 2:46 (TLV)
- Colossians 4:2 (TLV)
- John 13:34-35 (TLV)
- Acts 4:32-35 (TLV)
- 2 Corinthians 8:1-5 (TLV)
- Matthew 22:35-40 (TLV)
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