You are…1 Cor 12:27-31 Together the body of Christ Individually members of the same body Appointed gifts to benefit the same body Without love, the church is…1 Cor 13 Without purpose Without value Without hope Position Attributes Responsibilities Time It’s time to discover your appointed PART, for the sake of the new soul Jesus is leading our way.
Entering the Body – vs. 12-13 Romans 12:4-8 John 3:3,5 1 Corinthians 6:19 Galatians 5:22,23 Various Functions – vs. 14-20 Interdependence of the Parts – vs. 21-24 “I don’t need you” Jesus washes the disciple’s feet – Jn. 13:12-17; Phil. 2:3-8 God put parts together In This Body Together -vs. 25-26 Acts 12:1-5 Participant or Spectator?
The church… Has a platform built of a solid declaration – Matthew 16:13-19 Is continually being fine tuned by Jesus – Ephesians 5:22-30 Provides a vision of what others may obtain – Acts 2:42-47; 2 Corinthians 3:2-3 Functions on the engine of remembrance – Revelation 2:1-7 A Christ Inspired church is a gathering of raw materials to build on the platform that Jesus is the Christ, and when fully functioning, will turn heads as a lost and dying world observes…