The Wanderer

As I walked through the wilderness of this world …

The local church

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The local church is the hope of the world. Unless we are physically unable, every Christian should be a part of a church. The church is where Christ gets glory (Eph. 3:21) and where we (not just I) shine as lights in the world (Phil. 2:15). The New Testament assumes that believers belong, not just to the church universal, but to a specific community of Christians. That’s why Paul wrote nine of his thirteen letters to churches and why each church in Revelation is represented by an individual lampstand. God’s plan has always been to establish a people, not simply a loose assortment of individuals.

Amen.

via Kevin DeYoung.

Written by Jeremy Walker

Friday 19 August 2011 at 12:42

Posted in Ecclesiology

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