Posts with the tag “the-church”
Valuing Your Connection to the Local Church
by Matthew Allen on October 16th, 2023
A good connection to the church matters little if I am not where I need to be in my relationship with Christ. A strong relationship with Christ equals a strong relationship with the church as the two things go hand in hand. Likewise, a poor relationship with Christ equals a detached reality with the church. The claim so many are making today that I can have Christ without the church is blatantly false and leads to utter spiritual ruin. You cannot have Christ and not be a part of the church.
We Are One
by Cain Atkinson on July 24th, 2020
In John 17, our King prayed that “we may be one.” Jesus wanted for the body of Christ to be bound and knit together by love. While others are bound together by work relationships, convenience, proximity and other factors—God himself is to be our binding agent. He is the rock on which our faith is built. Still, these are divisive times. Many of us have been made to struggle in news ways, we’ve bee...
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