Fellowship with God and Men (4) – Fellowship with the Church, Part 1

By Rev. Jeremiah Cheung See also Part 3 of the Fellowship series After we come to faith, we are baptized in the name of The Lord Jesus Christ, we belong then to Christ and the Church. “Belonging” is the core value of fellowship with the Church. The Church is the Body of Christ, there are six principles we must understand. 1. Identify with the Body (1 Cor 12:14-16) 2. Recognize the Body Parts (1 Cor 12:17-20) 3. Each Part has its Own Function and Role (1 Cor 12:17-18) 4. The Different Parts Need and Complement One Another (1 Cor 12:21) 5. The Different Parts Need to Complete and Care for One Another (1 Cor 12:22-25) 6. The Different Parts Rejoice […]

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Fellowship with God and Men (3) — Fellowship with Family Members (1 John 1:3 and 1 Cor 1:9)

By Rev. Jeremiah Cheung See also Part 2 of this series | Part 4 of this series What is the most essential aspect of the family? It is love, but what is love? We can hear the word ‘love’ uttered constantly on the television, in the movies, in pop music, between men and women. Because of love, many marriages and families are formed, but many marriages are torn apart by love too. Many drive love out from their families. We all need love, but we don’t know how to love. 1. But have no love 2. Love is … 3. Love is not … Small Group Discussions 1. Why is the family the best place to practice love? 2. How […]

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Fellowship with God and Men, Part 2

Rev. Jeremiah Cheung Scripture Passage: 1 John 1:3 and 1 Corinthians 1:9 See also: Part 1 of this series | Part 3 of this series There are six forms of fellowshipping with men: 1. Fellowship with oneself 2. Fellowship with family members 3. Fellowship with the church 4. Fellowship with a small group 5. Fellowship with co-workers 6. Fellowship with friends Today, let us reflect on one important point: how do we fellowship with ourselves? The core element for fellowshipping with oneself is Acceptance. 1. Accept that you are chosen by God (Eph 1:4-5) 2. Accept that you are a new creation, with a new identity The world evaluates and judges us according to its own standard: what does he […]

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