“THE MIRACULOUS CHURCH”
“And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.” Hebrews 10:24-25 NKJV
1. THE CHURCH IS A ONE-STOP SHOP FOR ALL YOUR NEEDS!!
“All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s Supper), and to prayer.” Acts 2:42 NLT
“And all the believers met together in one place and shared everything they had.” Acts 2:44 NLT
2. THE CHURCH IS COMPELLED BY JESUS!!
“They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need.”
Acts 2:45 NLT
“They worshiped together at the Temple each day, met in homes for the Lord’s Supper, and shared their meals with great joy and generosity…” Acts 2:46 NLT
3. THE CHURCH PROVIDES ROOTS TO KEEP YOU GROUNDED!!
“…all the while praising God and enjoying the goodwill of all the people. And each day the Lord added to their fellowship those who were being saved.” Acts 2:47 NLT
“They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they never stop producing fruit.” Jeremiah 17:8 NLT
Life Group Questions:
Why do you attend Church?? How much of a role does the Church play in your Faith?? Explain.
What are some of the other things (not mentioned in sermon) that can be found at your Church?? What is something that you bring to the table?? (Stone Soup)
Do you believe Life Groups are important to a young Christian growing in their faith?? Why or Why not??
Why is it important to grow deep ROOTS at your local Church?? Is Church Hopping bad??