January, 2012 (6)
Faced with the challenge of God's law, a lawyer wanted to whittle away its demands. "But who is my neighbour?" he asked. Jesus's reply was devastating!
If you join a family you commit yourself to loving all its members. We survey six New Testament passages which show us what that love involves.
The local church is the pillar and foundation of the truth. So what is the first duty of church members? It is to uphold the truth - to defend it and to proclaim it. We're committed to doing that together.
Jesus's messengers returned from their mission and reported on its success. Jesus and messengers rejoiced together. Why did they rejoice? And why did Jesus rejoice?
In this series we will be examining the covenant which all our church-members have signed. But first we ask, "what is church membership?" and "why do we need a covenant?"