The Church - Christ's Teaching About the Church

© 2006 Steve Lewis - contact@SpiritAndTruth.org

COURSE

Introduction

Examining Christ's words

Christ's prophecy of the church

Jesus' first use of the word "church"

Christ hinted about this future fellowship

The illustration of the flock of sheep

Christ instituted specific practices

Conflict Resolution

The Lord's Supper

Water Baptism

Why so little teaching, Lord?

What had to happen before the church could come into existence?

The death and resurrection of Christ

The ascension of Christ into heaven

The coming of the Holy Spirit

God instituted a new way of working with mankind

The Book of Acts records this transition

The "mystery" of God's new plan

The "mystery" of the church

Christ's teaching was brief because of the "mystery" of the church

God's revelation is progressive and given in history