Church Membership, part 2
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.