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Messages with tag - Elder

Thu, Oct 25, 2018
Passage: 1 Peter 5:2-3
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 59 secs
How many church leaders are necessary for a church to be administered wisely? Listen to this this lesson to learn that as the early church began to increase in number, men were selected to meet the needs of each congregation. Learn about the role of elder and deacon and see which is always described individually and which is part of a group. See the qualifications and responsibilities for these leaders with an emphasis on teaching for the elder. Recognize that all of us in the body of Christ are gifted and these gifts are to be used to serve others.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013
Passage: Acts 20:7-26
Series: Acts (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 14 secs
How do you pick a church? Inspiring music? Friendly folks? Lots of things to do? How about good Bible study? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Apostle Paul puts the emphasis on teaching the Word of God as the purpose of a church. Find out the eight communication words and how they relate to church organization. See how Paul chooses the next steps on his journey without regard for his safety and how our life should be directed at doing what serves God best as we make God's Word our first priority.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013
Passage: Acts 20:7-19
Series: Acts (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 7 secs
Ever wonder what's the worst thing that can happen to you if you fall asleep in church? Listen to this message to learn about a young man who not only fell asleep but sailed out of a third floor window with disastrous results. Brush up on your knowledge of the history of denominations. Discover the different words used to describe local church leadership and about some of the troubles the Apostle Paul faced as he traveled around with others ministering to the churches.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013
Passage: Acts 15:6-31
Series: Acts (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 7 secs
Knockdown, drag-out fights make rousing TV shows but don't do much to change opinions. When the early church began to have verbal brawls over the role of Jewish rituals, they decided to convene a council in Jerusalem to resolve the issue. The Pharisees had forgotten to check their rules at the door when they became believers and they wanted to impose them on new converts. Listen to this lesson to learn the different approaches Peter and James used to arrive at the conclusion that salvation is by faith alone in Christ alone. Find out about the four rules decided upon to bring goodwill between Jewish and Christian believers.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013
Passage: Acts 14:21-15:4
Series: Acts (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 24 secs
Paul's first missionary journey ignites an explosion of new believers in Jesus Christ across Asia Minor. Not willing to leave these converts in their "diapers", he and Barnabas face extreme danger as they go back and teach doctrine to start these "baby" believers on the road to maturity. Meanwhile, some Pharisee believers insist that the Gentile believers must be circumcised. Listen to this lesson to see how Paul demonstrates the role of a pastor and how circumcision was not just a religious ritual but was an act of patriotism to the Jews. Find out what the political landscape was like in the 1st century and follow the dynamic timeline of the early church.