All Resources on The Nature of the Church
In episode 312, Pastor John shares thoughts on how Reformed churches should relate to other churches.
In Episode 186, Pastor John talks about the confession of sin in the life of the church.
Gregg Allison helps us think about the doctrine of the church.
Christ did not simply die for an unworthy woman or for a reluctant woman, but for a woman who found him repulsive.
John Piper explains why isolating yourself from others is not a good idea.
John Piper says that having different denominations doesn't have to mean disunity.
John Piper says that real-life interaction is vital for personal and corporate church health.
We must seek to experience supernatural power daily in order to be the church.
What does it mean to be the “church of God”?
The truth that there is one Lord, one faith, one baptism, is a truth for inside the church and outside the church.
Even if we don't have the same heart for a particular issue facing us, let us have the same heart for each other.
If we say we are useless, we not only say no to the idea of the body, but worse, we say no to God. We don't trust him.
Gifts are for the glory of God and the good of the church.
Why doesn't God give everyone the same faith and gifts?
Love abounding in knowledge and discernment is what builds Christ's body.
The aim of your ministry as a Christian is to build up the body as a whole.
Jesus is the point in redemptive history where the true Israel becomes the church of Christ and the church emerges as the true Israel.
No matter what the issue is, it exists for Christ, or for nothing. Because CHRIST IS ALL.
There are at least seven qualifications if a group wants to be a church in the NT sense.
Our true individuality is found only in relationship to the body of Christ.
Christianity has to do with everything your body has to do with—food and sex and sleep and talking and playing and working.