Church 101

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Stewardship

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Titus 3:12-15 Be stewards of God’s grace by investing in… Pastoral ministry (Titus 3:12-13) To develop leaders To promote the Word Kingdom ministry (Titus 3:14) To develop every member To promote learning Gospel ministry (Titus 3:15) To develop affection To promote the faith

Workmanship: Yes, He Insists

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Titus 3:8-11 Have you made a decision about Christ, or are you devoted to Christ (Titus 3:8-11)? The need of salvation (Titus 3:3). The source of salvation (3:4). The grounds of salvation (3:5). The means of salvation (3:5). The evidence of salvation (3:8). Are you engaged in what’s profitable, or what’s pitiful (Titus 3:9-11)? Do […]

Citizenship: Approaching This Election as God’s Elect

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Titus 3:1-7 Our earthly citizenship must never transcend our heavenly citizenship. Inward character (3:1) Outward conduct (3:2) Regardless  of our earthly citizenship, God’s saving work transcends culture and politics. Remember where you were (3:3) Relish in what God accomplished in you (4-7) He saved you in Christ He poured out His Spirit He adopted us. […]

Discipleship: Putting God’s Grace into Effect

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CHURCH 101 – Part 6 Titus 2:11-15 When the grace of God appears… …it brings salvation for all people. …it trains us in the evil and the good. …it provides a perseverance. Fighter Verse: …he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of […]

The Gravity and Gladness of Giving

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2 Corinthians 9:6-7 God has called His people to have a serious cheerfulness when it comes to giving to Kingdom work. The gravity of giving (9:6). … in response to God’s grace in the gospel (8:1-7). … in a serious genuineness (8:8-15). The gladness of giving (9:7). … in all goodwill (9:1-5). … in all gratification (9:6-15).

Fellowship – Completing Our Joy: More than Just Hangin’ Out

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Part 4: Church 101 Titus 1:10-16 Fellowship – Completing Our Joy: More than Just Hangin’ Out! Fellowship begins with union with Christ (Titus 1:9; John 1:3-7) We are saved to a fellowship with Christ… …leading to communion with brothers and sisters in Christ …resulting with a separation with divisive deceivers We identify them by their insubordination […]

Leadership: Putting Christ’s Church Into Order

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Part 3 – Church 101 Titus 1:5-9 God gives pastors to put the church into order (1:5) To steward to the household of God (1:7) …through the teaching of the trustworthy Word (1:9; 1 Timothy 1:18-20; Ephesians 4:11-19) …which is how pastors shepherd the church (1:9; Ephesians 20:26-28; 1 Peter 5:1-4) God give His Spirit […]

Scholarship: Specialists in the Sciptures

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Part 2 – Church 101 The primary way we learn about the mysteries of the faith is through the… …preaching of God’s Word. We preach and teach God’s Word because God never lies. We preach and teach God’s Word because we need to know His promises & plan.

Worship – A Life of Service and Surrender

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Part 1 – Church 101 Titus 1:1 Have you surrendered to the call of salvation? Have you surrendered to the call of service? Have you surrendered to the to the servants of God — that is, the church? Have you surrendered to the Scriptures? Fighter Verse: He saved us, not because of works done by us […]