Sunday, August 11, 2019

Why Join A Church?

Romans 6 & 1 Corinthians 12 by Dr. Cory Gonyo
Series:Church, What's The Point?
Why Join a church? Purpose: to rediscover and recommit to Jesus Christ’s covenant community 1. Baptism: The Sign of Knowing Christ and His People Romans 6 2. Biblical Body Language How the Bible describes individual Christians as being part of a local body or church Romans 12:4-5 Members of One Another 1 Corinthians 12 3. Why Join? Biblical reasons for joining a church From Don Whitney’s Spiritual Disciplines Within The Church (Moody Publishers, 1996) 1. You prove that you’re not ashamed to identify with Christ or His people. 2. You stop being an independent Christian. 3. You participate in a stronger, more unified effort of God’s people. 4. You have a greater opportunity to use your spiritual gift. 5. You openly demonstrate the reality of the body of Christ. 6. You participate in a more balanced ministry. 7. You demonstrate your commitment “to the proper working of each individual part.” 8. You encourage new believers in commitment to the local body of Christ. 9. You encourage a ministry when you consider it faithful and join it. In order to Glorify Christ in Worship, Discipleship, and Mission!
Duration:58 mins 37 secs