The Church

Jul 10, 2022    Pastor Andrew Smith
What do you believe? It’s important to know because everyone believes something. And as followers of Jesus, what we believe is at the core of who we are and what we do. That’s why what you believe matters. So, what do you believe?

Message slides:
- "You yourselves, as living stones, a spiritual house, are being built to be a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ." - 1 Peter 2:5
- "But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his possession, so that you may proclaim the praises of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy." - 1 Peter 2:9,10
- "For the time will come when people will not tolerate sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, will multiply teachers for themselves because they have an itch to hear what they want to hear." - 2 Timothy 4:3
- The Church is "A" people
- The Church is historical, global, and local
- The Church is those professing Jesus, following Jesus, and fulfilling the mission of Jesus