B - Biblical Authority A - Autonomy of the Church P - Priesthood of the Believer T - Two Offices (Pastor and Deacon) I - Individual Soul Liberty S - Saved and Baptized Church Membership T - Two Church Ordinances (Baptism and Communion) S - Seperation P-Priesthood of The Believer Ye also, as lively stones,…
Hebrews 8:1–6 (ESV) — 1 Now the point in what we are saying is this: we have such a high priest, one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, 2 a minister in the holy places, in the true tent that the Lord set up, not man. 3 For every high priest is appointed to offer gifts…
9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; 6 And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying out, “Abba, Father!”…
Welcome/Opening Prayer We are gathered here today on this seventh Sunday after Easter A day we celebrate as Pentecost This is the day that the Holy Spirit came into the church This is the actual beginning of the church as we know it The whole story is in Acts 2:2-4 2 And suddenly there came from heaven…
Bible Boot Camp
Last week we embarked on a journey through scripture. We are taking a bird’s eye view of the Bible to see the thread of redemption woven through the tapestry of history. It is a challenge to read large portions of scripture at a time. The benefit of doing so is we can begin to see how these stories weave…
Jesus is Superior (Book of Hebrews)
Introduction We are concluding a very important portion of the book of Hebrews. We opened up the book with a series of comparisons. Jesus compared to the angels Jesus compared to Moses Jesus compared to us as human beings Conclusion: Jesus is superior to any and everything in creation This Jesus became…
Using many OT quotations and allusions, Peter continues to encourage his readers in their Christian conduct. Christians should respond to God’s saving act in Jesus with behavior that honors Him—they should act like they are indeed His people and representatives. 1 So put away all malice and all deceit…
…the Order of Melchizedek What does a priest do? Who the heck is Melchizedek? Why is Jesus in the “order of Melchizedek”? What does that mean for us? Jesus our great high priest drummed into me - don’t need a priest, because we have Jesus, we have direct access to God, don’t need a go-between. It’s true,…
At the moment I have my study in my house. My office is in the basement of the parsonage. My children are most of the time at home and they know that daddy needs his time alone to get his work done. In order to keep out the noise of a house full of six boys I usually study with my door closed. Every…
For what purpose did God make us his people. In one sense Peter challenges us to personally live out the Gospel as foreigners in this world. In another sense, he challenges us to live an evangelistic life.
The Idle Church
The honor of God rests on the proper worship of the Lord by His priests who are called to His service. If we are called a nation of priests how much more should we teach the proper worship of the Lord? The command of the Lord is to guard yourself in your Spirit and to not be faithless
Central Park Christian Church (Derek Slack) • Central Park Christian Church Topeka • Sermon • • 18 views • 36:22
10 For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the founder of their salvation perfect through suffering. 11 For he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one source. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brothers, 12…
Stand firm: Grace-filled living in a difficult world (1 Peter)
Ben Tay • Grace Christian Church Buderim • Sermon • • 17 views • 30:14
Part of recognising who we are in Christ is recognising the shape of God's dwelling with his people through the whole story of Scripture.
Spiritual Gifts & Spiritual People
Part 4 of the Spiritual Gifts & Spritual People series. Spiritual Gifts are for the building of God's church and the Spirit of God, working through His Spiritual People can accomplish awesome things!
Introduction You arrive at the airport and learn that you get to choose which plane you want to fly on. Both say they are heading to the same place. One plane has been in service for awhile, you have travelled on it before. You know how it works, it is comfortable, and most of the people you know are…