Church Membership, part 2

September 24, 2017 Speaker: Pastors Gary Smith and Greg Goostree Series: Church Membership

Church membership part 2 – outline

What are some commitments of church members?

How does Philippians 1:27 speak to the value of church members having clear commitments?

1)    Church members commit to regularly gathering for worship, prayer, teaching and fellowship.

How does Acts 2:42 set the priorities for the church’s gatherings?

What does Colossians 3:16 say about the importance of our coming together with our church family?

What does Hebrews 10:24-25 say are reasons we should not neglect meeting together?

2)    Church members commit to serving and caring for one another.

How does Paul say in Galatians 5:13 we should use our freedom in Christ?

How does Paul describe the way we should care for one another in 1 Corinthians 12:26?

How does Peter say we are to be good stewards of God’s varied grace? 1 Peter 4:10–11.

What is our heart to be toward others in the church? Philippians 2:3–4.

3)    Church members commit to assisting one another’s growth in Christ. Ephesians 4:11–16.

What is to be the result of leaders equipping the saints? Ephesians 4:11-13.

Why is it important that we help one another grow into maturity in Christ? Eph.4:14.

How do we help one another grow into maturity in Christ? Eph.4:15-16.

4)    Church members commit to helping each other overcome their sins.

What does Hebrews 3:12-14 say about the importance of exhorting one another? Why do we need to exhort one another so frequently?

How are we to help one another overcome our sins? Galatians 6:1-2.

Why is it important that we follow Jesus’ instructions for dealing with sin in the church? (What can be the consequences of not doing it Jesus’s way?) Matthew 18:15-20.

More in Church Membership

October 1, 2017

Church Membership, part 3

September 17, 2017

Church membership