May 19, 2013

The Church as a Community

By Ptr. Joselito Chua

Hebrews 10:24-25

24. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, 25. Not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

1. The Enemies of Authentic Community 正宗群體的敵人

A. Individualism 個人主義

B. Isolationism 孤立主義

C. Indifference 漠不關心

2. The Elements of Authentic Community 正宗群體的元素

A. Exhorting one another 彼此勸勉 v.24
Let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works

B. Engaging with one another 彼此合作 v.25
Not neglecting to meet together

C. Encouraging each other 互相鼓勵 v.25
but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near

Our role in church is not just to show up. Our role is to have an impact on one another.