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Why I love the church

Gordon C. Hunter

Why I love the church

by Gordon C. Hunter

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Asbury and West United Church in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Church of Canada -- Sermons.,
  • Sermons, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Gordon C. Hunter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19259910M

      1. Jesus Sets the Example – If I have an example of how to love, it makes it much more tangible and Jesus died on the cross for the church, what does that mean for my own commitment and tenacity towards her. He was crucified to set the example for us of how the people of God, the church, is valuable. The article is about why attending church no longer makes sense. Way to be the typical dismissive Christian. This is the main problem with Christianity as a community. When a person is being abused emotionally or physically they pry this information of why you are upset out of you.

    Read Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore and discover a book for ministry leaders that tells the church practices that are driving people away and thwarting spiritual growth. In these church leadership resources, you can also learn how to transform your ministry into something truly irresistible. Find the best Christian leadership resources at Group Publishing. At Blackhawk, we believe the Bible and the story within its pages has the power to transform. The wisdom it contains is a love letter from God to each of us and provides profound wisdom for the world He created.

    The authors use quotes from Church leaders, informative real-life stories, and colorful graphics to engage the minds of teenagers. Most important, this invaluable book gives readers, including leaders and parents, the doctrinal “whys” to back up the standards found in the For the Strength of Youth pamphlet.5/5(13).   Answer: A love feast or agape feast was a fellowship meal eaten by Christians in the early church. There is biblical evidence for the practice of these communal meals, during which Christians gathered not just for the sake of sustenance and socializing, but for the sake of fellowship (Acts –47; 1 Corinthians –34).


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Jesus loves the church. Yes, the church is imperfect, and we have made mistakes. But if we Why I love the church book Jesus, then we will love what Jesus loves.

This book moves us to a thrilling portrait and future of what the church that Jesus loves and builds can look like and the hope we can bring to the world/5(68).

Yet all of that pales to the four main reasons I love the church. Jesus Loves the Church. If you do a Bible Study on religion, you’ll find a lot of bad news.

But if you do a Bible Study on the church it’s almost entirely good news. Religion gets a bad rap in the bible. But the church doesn’t. Jesus loves the church. Yes, the church Why I love the church book imperfect, and we have made mistakes.

But if we love Jesus, then we will love what Jesus loves. This book moves us to a thrilling portrait and future of what the church that Jesus loves and builds can look like and the hope we can bring to the world/5(69). I do want to talk to you about why I love the church briefly. It is not difficult to – to give your life to the church if you love it and it’s not at all difficult to love it if you understand it.

Bu Unleashing God’s Truth, One Verse at a Time Since   Second, our Book of Church Order is the fruit of the wisdom of generations of Presbyterian reflection and experience.

The PCA’s BCO traces its ancestry to the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America (), which is indebted to earlier Scottish Presbyterian reflection on the church’s government. 10 Reasons Why You Should Love Your Church!!.

Posted on Janu By Jeremy Freeman. It glorifies God!-1 Corinthians says, “Whatever, then, you eat or drink or whatever your do, do all to the glory of God.” It is clear that God loves His Church and when we love the things that He loves, it brings honor and glory to Him.

The Church Is Being Built by the Lord Himself. The church is the New Testament counterpart of the Old Testament Temple. I’m not referring to a church building, but the body of all true believers. It is a spiritual building (1 Peter ), the dwelling-place of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians ; 2 Cor.

), the place where God’s glory is most clearly manifest on earth, and the proper. And how many today reject Jesus’s offer “Come to me!” because the church looks so offensive. We, the church, are “full of sinners and hypocrites!” Indeed. And those who say, “God, yes; Christians, no!” have a point, but God makes another: You do not understand the gospel call.

To come to Christ exalted, one cannot bypass the. Whether you're committed, disgruntled, hesitant, or disconnected from the body of Christ, this passionate resource will help you renew your love for the church in all its real-life guts, gaffes, and glory.

DeYoung and Kluck's valuable resource provides a solid reminder of the biblical mandate to participate in our local congregations. Relevant and encouraging. pages, softcover from Moody/5(6).

Authors Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck present the case for loving the local church. Their newest book paints a picture of the local church in all its biblical and real life guts, gaffes, and glory in an effort to edify local congregations and entice the disaffected back to the fold.

It provides a solid biblical mandate to love and be part of the body of Christ and counteract the "leave church. Why We Love the Church Quotes Showing of 3 “I sometimes find, especially among my peers, that authenticity is not a means of growing in holiness, but a convenient cover for endless introspection, doubt, uncertainty, anger, and : Kevin DeYoung.

3 Reasons to Love (and Read) the Book of James We can be thankful that we have the book of James in the New Testament. It provides a wonderful balance to our understanding of law, grace, justification, sanctification, and more. The Church in the Bible: The Book of Acts.

Acts tells the story of the church, from its inception on the day of Pentecost in Acts 2, to ch. 28 with Paul at Rome. In between, the church experiences tragedies and triumphs, sorrows and joys. The book of Acts tells the story of the young church, persecuted but bold.

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Tony Reinke is senior writer for Desiring God and author of Competing Spectacles (), 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You (), John Newton on the Christian Life (), and Lit. A Christian Guide to Reading Books (). He hosts the Ask Pastor John podcast and lives in the Phoenix with his wife and three children.

Why I Love the Church First Church of Christ. 7, Encouragement for the local congregation - the gates of hell will not be able to stand against Christ's church.

Category People & Blogs. Why Study the Book of Song of Solomon. Jay Harvey. J Although it is rarely taught, preached, or studied, the Song of Solomon is God's gift to the church. Why Study the Book of Joshua.

Trent Hunter. Aug The best answers to that question will come when we understand why God gave us this book. Why Study the Book of Ezekiel. Paul gives great attention to ecclesiology, the doctrine of the church, in his letter to the Ephesians.

In fact, we could say Ephesians answers this question: What is the church. In Ephesians –22, the chief metaphor Paul uses is that of a building—the household of God. Christians are part of the household in the sense that they have been adopted into the family of God, which is another. WHY I LOVE THE LOCAL CHURCH By Michael D.

O'Neal Pastor, Gospel Light Baptist Church Albany, Georgia although that is reason enough. I go to the local church because I LOVE IT.

I love church for, among other reasons, the things I found there. I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan. This book presents the case for loving the local church. It paints a picture of the local church in all its biblical and real life guts, gaffes, and glory in an effort to edify local congregations and entice the disaffected back to the fold.

It also provides a solid biblical mandate to love and be part of the body of Christ and counteract the "leave church" books that trumpet rebellion and 4/5(8).

Local churches do local evangelism.” The church is God’s plan, it is God’s mission. The local church should matter to us because it matters to God.

The church is Jesus’ body on earth (see Ephesians ) and it is made up of all kinds of people from all walks of life.Why do we believe that he inspired a holy book and founded an infallible Church to teach us the one true way to live?

Ever since he became Catholic, Trent Horn has spent a lot of time answering these questions, trying to explain to friends, family, and total strangers the reasons for his faith5/5(7).