We’re excited to bring you another thought-provoking episode from the church of Christ Sermons channel. In this week’s video, Glenn Colley shares his heartfelt reasons for loving the church of Christ.
Here are 5 key takeaways from the episode that you don’t want to miss:
2️⃣ Parables and Lessons from Jesus: Dive into Jesus’ parable of seeds falling on different types of soil, and learn the crucial lesson it teaches about receiving and nurturing his message.
3️⃣ The Birthplace of the Church: Explore the impactful event of Pentecost, where thousands responded to the Gospel and were baptized for the forgiveness of their sins.
4️⃣ The Sphere of the Saved: The Church is the sphere of the saved, where all saved individuals are part of it.
5️⃣ The Seed and the Crop: Take a journey through the analogy of seeds, exploring why the same seed always produces the same crop, even after 2000 years.
Topics covered in this audio session:
- Church organization and personal preferences
- Acceptance of any name or title for the church
- Illustration of someone wanting to go to heaven
- Parable of the seeds falling on different types of soil
- Comparison of the speaker’s heart to thorny ground
- The event of Pentecost and the birthplace of the church
- Response to the message of repentance and baptism
- The concept of Jesus taking people out of darkness and into his kingdom
- Neglecting a garden and weeds choking out the good
- The seed representing the word of God
- The belief in one body, the Church, derived from the New Testament
- The sphere of the saved being the Church
- Acknowledgment of nice people in other religions
- Preference for the New Testament as a guide for being a member of the Church of Christ
- Questions about personal membership in the church Jesus spoke about
- Disciples identifying Jesus as the Christ
- Preaching of the Gospel in Jerusalem in the first century
- The Gospel producing the same result anywhere
- The seed representing the Gospel and producing Christians
- Questions about seed production after being kept for different periods of time
- The membership in the church not affecting objective truth
- Importance of being in the church Jesus died for
- Forgiveness of sins through blood found in that particular church
- God moving believers out of the power of darkness according to Colossians 1:13