Sermon Notes-10/11/15

Grace and Truth Community Church: Who We Are

John 1:14

Church

“ekklesia” – Gathering or assembly

Two uses:
Church – The universal body of all believers

Church – Local bodies of believers

Hebrews 10:24-25

We are committed to gathering together weekly to worship God

Community

Acts 2:42-47

We are committed to being involved in each other’s lives throughout the week

Truth
Through the Bible God has revealed right and wrong to us

Psalm 119:160a (NASB) “The sum of Your word is truth”

Romans 6:23a-“For the wages of sin is death”

We are committed to teaching the entire Word of God

Grace
God’s undeserved favor towards us

Romans 6:23-“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Ephesians 2:8-9

We are committed to showing God’s grace to everyone

Truth vs Grace

Truth w/o Grace: Emphasizes God’s holiness and hatred of sin at the expense of His mercy and forgiveness

Grace w/o Truth: Emphasizes God’s mercy and forgiveness at the expense of His holiness and hatred of sin

John 8:2-11

We are committed to showing God’s grace and His truth to everyone in equal measure

We are Grace and Truth Community Church

We are committed to gathering together weekly to worship God

We are committed to being involved in each other’s lives throughout the week

We are committed to teaching the entire Word of God

We are committed to showing God’s grace to everyone

We are committed to showing God’s grace and His truth to everyone in equal measure

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