April 7, 2019

Spiritual Gymnasium (9): Body: Church Life

Message by Rev. Jeremiah Cheung. Audio and video of this message are now available.

Scripture Passage
Ephesians 4:1-16

Message Outline
00:33 Scripture Reading: 1 Tim 4:8
02:07 Series Recap: Godliness in Spirit, Soul, Body
07:30 Church Life
08:40 1. What is Church?
13:08 2. What is Church Life?
20:52 3. The practice of Church life
21:36 3a. Let Christ be the Head
29:56 3b. Keep the unity of the Spirit
39:26 3c. Serve as priests
45:12 3d. Let love be the bond
47:17 Fellowship is more important than Friendship
53:27 Closing Prayer

Discussion Questions

1. What is the greatest insight or reminder you received from this message? Please share.

2. What is the church? How is this definition different from your concept of church?

3. How does spiritual living differ from religious obligation? Are you simply performing religious obligations or doing church life?

4. There are four practices of church life: (1) Let Christ be the head, (2) Keep the unity of the Spirit, (3) Serve as priests, and (4) Let love be the bond. Can you briefly explain the key point of each practice? Among the four, which one do you feel you need to practice more? Which one do you have more experience with?