13 Sermons: The Church: Living Together When Christ is All in All
No matter what the issue is, it exists for Christ, or for nothing. Because CHRIST IS ALL.
God means to fill the universe with the glory of his Son by putting the church on display as the embodiment of his Son.
Jesus is the point in redemptive history where the true Israel becomes the church of Christ and the church emerges as the true Israel.
The Lord's Supper exists to deepen and strengthen our participation in the benefits of the cross and to nourish our fellowship with Christ.
Christ did not simply die for an unworthy woman or for a reluctant woman, but for a woman who found him repulsive.
The aim of your ministry as a Christian is to build up the body as a whole.
Love abounding in knowledge and discernment is what builds Christ's body.
The truth that there is one Lord, one faith, one baptism, is a truth for inside the church and outside the church.
Why doesn't God give everyone the same faith and gifts?
Christianity has to do with everything your body has to do with—food and sex and sleep and talking and playing and working.
Gifts are for the glory of God and the good of the church.
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.
Even if we don't have the same heart for a particular issue facing us, let us have the same heart for each other.