In v. 7, Paul calls this church the model church. This is the only time in any of his writings he uses the word “model” in reference to a church. A model is an example, a pattern to be imitated or replicated. What was so special about this church?
In this wonderful sermon, Pastor Chuck goes through the five "solas" of the Protestant Reformation. He ends with the question: "What can we do today to reach people with the gospel?"
We believe Prayer is authentic communication with God. Therefore, we will practice listening to His thoughts and honestly expressing ours.
We believe Worship is expressing reverence and devotion to God by the way we live. Therefore, we will align every aspect of our lives to His standards.
We believe the Church, the body of Christ, exists to glorify God and develop Christ-followers. Therefore, we will equip and encourage each other for loving, mutual service.
We believe the Bible is God’s only written communication of Himself and His plans and purposes for mankind. Therefore, we will believe its promises, obey its commands, and apply its principles.
We believe the Holy Spirit is God, living in Christ-followers and convincing people of their need for the Savior. Therefore, we will cooperate with Him in reproducing Jesus’ life in us.
We believe Jesus, the eternal God, became man, died and rose again for sinful mankind. Therefore, we will trust Him and take this good news to the world.
We believe God the Father is the one living Creator, forever loving, faithful, and just. Therefore, we will delight in His goodness and surrender to His will.
In today's sermon, Pastor David Kaufmann from Nashville shares how our worship of God fuels our witness for Him. We have been blessed to be a blessing.
The sermons from Faith Bible Church are here in blog format. You can search based on year [drop down menu], month, series, book of the Bible, or preacher. Some include video, notes, and even the bulletin. Enjoy!