What does the Bible say about the church? What a topic, especially in a day in age by which the label “church” is applied in so many wrong ways. For many American’s they hear “church” and think about those money-hungry prosperity preachers that they saw on the Television screen as they scrolled through the channels. Many hear “the church” and think of a building with a steeple on the roof. The following resources seek to show what the Bible’s teaching is on a Biblical church.
Movements often have prophetic tones. I do not mean they necessarily teach future events, but there is a part of them which is compelled to...
The Character Required to Build Lasting Community
How will you and I build a lasting community? How will you survive and thrive as a long-term member of your local church?
Greatest Threat To The Church In Our Generation?
Paul Washer shares what he believes might be the greatest threat to the church in our generation. "I am astounded at the fear..."
Pray With Confidence Because God Hears You
What a glorious reality that when we as Christians come to pray that we're not just filling the air with words and wasting our breath. But rather, we have on the authority of God's Word...
“I Love the Church” No, You Idolize Your Ministry
Any Christian can say that they love the church, but we need to remember that there's a difference between loving your church and loving your ministry in the church.
Four Notable Characteristics of the Early Church
Here we have a very revealing verse as to the life of the early church. Acts 2:42, devoted to 1. Word of God, 2. Fellowship, 3. Lord’s Supper, 4. Praying
One For All, All For One
The Church is not complete without Christ; in the same way a body is incomplete without a head and a branch is incomplete without branches.
The Definition of The Church
Although Christ and the Church are distinct and not the same, the Bible describes them as inseparable. You can't have Christ without also having His Church. You can't be united to Christ without also being united to His Church.
Do I Need a Church to Grow?
How important is belonging to a church for growth in the Christian life? Can a Christian grow without meeting with other believers in the church?
Has the Church Replaced Israel?
Are the Church and Israel two different peoples of God? Has the Church replaced Israel?
Is the Regulative Principle Biblical?
Is the regulative principle Biblical when it comes to worship in the corporate church gathering? Many people dogmatically assert this teaching, but what exactly does this mean? And most important, is it clearly found ...
At What Point Should You Leave a Church?
The time to leave a church is when you realize this church and her leadership has no commitment whatsoever to Christ or the Gospel; it is not a true church.
The False Cistern of A Choreographed Church Service
I see the preparation these people make for Sunday. I'm not talking about several hours of prayer. I'm talking about lights, music... everything is choreographed...
Church, The Reigning Christ is For You
Paul says that Jesus Christ has put everything under His feet and been appointed as head over all for the church. Christian, do you realize what is being said?
Keep On Sounding Forth the Word of the Lord
If the Word of the Lord is sounding forth from your church, then remember Satan has his sights on you. Therefore, strive to walk with God...
Fellowship Conference New England | Trailer
I don't have the strength, or the wisdom, or the perspective in myself to make it through this waste howling wilderness of sin without the brethren strengthening me in God.
Who is True Israel? (Part 3)
The Bible teaches us that every single promise in the Old Testament that applied to a Jew also applies to us who are in Jesus Christ.
The Church: A World of Love
When the Bible talks about the church, it is not referring to the building, but to the assembly of the redeemed.
Men Who Turned the World Upside Down
As the disciples spoke, God came in power, and they were called by the crowds as those who turned the world upside down.
Love’s True Light is Already Shining
One of the great tests of true Christianity is that God put's in His people a special love for other true Christians.
The Christian’s Love for the Blood Bought Ones
If anyone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother...
How You Help Me Be Holy
Having fellowship with like-minded believers is a vital part in our sanctification and being made more holy.
Strong Families Function in a Local Church
Strong families are those that are functioning in the local church...
Grace Church Austin | A Church Plant in Austin, TX
Pastor Tim Conway talks about a church plant that Grace Community Church has started in Austin, Texas.
Errors of the Modern House Church Movement
Let it be understood from the start, we have nothing against house church. Immediately after conversion in 1971, I attended a house church. After 40 years as a Christian...
Being Part of A Local Church is Vital
It is vitally important to be part of a local church.
How Christians Save Christians
Hebrews 3:13 - But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called "today," that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
How to Awaken a Dead and Unregenerate Church?
Steve Lawson encourages pastors to preach from the book of 1 John in order to awaken a dead church.