12 26 2004The Church That Jesus Builds

Views:
 
     
 

Presentation Description

No description available.

Comments

By: angel_heaven (135 month(s) ago)

I was hoping that you can share this presentation (Jesus Builds the Church) to us.. but then when i clicked on the presentation it was not available anymore.. too bad! why put this presentation here if you cant share it with others. its useless!!!

Presentation Transcript

The Church That Jesus Builds: 

The Church That Jesus Builds Understanding the Basic Purpose and Nature of the Church. Matthew 16:18

Church Basics: 

Church Basics Matthew 16:18 Jesus builds His church Jesus uses people as his 'building blocks' Jesus’ church is an 'attacking' church Jesus’ church is a victorious church

Jesus Builds His Church: 

Jesus Builds His Church 'I will build …' = Jesus is the 'builder' 'I will build …' = Jesus is going to succeed 'I will build …' = It is a process and it takes time '… My church' = Jesus is the 'owner' of the church

Jesus Uses People to Build With: 

Jesus Uses People to Build With ' … upon this rock, I will build …' Peter = 'Petros' = 'rock or stone' 'Petra' = large projecting rock, cliff, worthy of a foundation C.f. Matthew 7:24f.; 27:51, 60 'living stones' … 1 Peter 2:4-5 Ephesians 2:19-22  4:16 Buildings and structures must never become more important than people

Jesus’ Leads Us into Warfare: 

Jesus’ Leads Us into Warfare Jesus is not building a 'retirement center' but a highly trained war machine … Who are they attacking, invading, or defending themselves from? 'the gates of hades' … Ephesians 6:10f. 2 Corinthians 10:3f. They are 'superior in strength' … Luke 23:23

Jesus’ Builds a Victorious Church: 

Jesus’ Builds a Victorious Church '… shall not prevail against it' (NKJV) ' … will not overpower it' (NASB) Foundation for confidence … Romans 12:13-21 Guaranteed victory … with guaranteed results  Acts 2:41, 47; 4:4; 5:14, 28

Our Response?: 

Our Response? Let Jesus build you into His body … Accept Jesus … Assemble together (house church) Pray, worship, learn together Wait for the Holy Spirit’s power Evangelize – move out and attack with love Take risks and expect victory …

authorStream Live Help