"Church" Tagged Sermons
Rugged individualism—it’s the ideal that this country was built on. Along with the two year old we proclaim: “I can do it myself!” I don’t need anybody. But the gospel is all about God coming alongside us and fulfilling our need. We need each other. We were created to live together in community, with strengths that bless another’s weakness. The gospel compels us and empowers us to live in community. Sermon Text: Hebrews 10:19-24
This week we’ll begin our series with an introduction to 1 Corinthians. It’s amazing how similar the culture of the first century church is to ours. Not only that, the same struggles and obstacles to advancing the gospel still exist. There is nothing new under the sun! Likewise the world thinks that what we in the church have isn’t worth anything. In the eyes of many, in fact, we’re nothing but a bunch of nobodies. But the truth is, we have this awesome…
Many people were attracted to the early church because they saw the “love” that these people had for each other and the tangible ways they put this love in practice. What if the church still looked like that today?