Built Right - "CHURCH"
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I Will Build My Church
Matthew 16:18-19 (KJV) And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
WHAT THE CHURCH IS NOT:
The church is not a material _______________________.
The church is not a _______________________.
The church is not “________________” in the mind of God.
WHAT THE CHURCH IS:
The church is the _______________ of the kingdom of God.
The church is the only thing God ever had to ___________.
The church is the only thing that cannot be _____________.
Matthew 16:18-19 (AMP) And I tell you, you are Peter [Petros, masculine, a large piece of rock], and on this rock [petra, feminine, a huge rock like Gibraltar] I will build My church, and the gates of Hades (the powers of the infernal region) shall not overpower it – or be strong to its detriment, or hold out against it. I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind – that is, declare to be improper and unlawful – on earth must be already bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth – declare lawful – must be what is already loosed in heaven.
The church is built on a _____________, not a ________.
We must be sure to build the church according to God’s _____________ if we want to have His _____________.
PRINCIPLE # 1:
Acts 1:1 (KJV) The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,
It is wrong to have “spirit” without “truth” because that leads to ____________________.
It is wrong to have “truth” without “spirit” because that leads to ____________________.
PRINCIPLE # 2:
Acts 1:7-8 (KJV) And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
CHRONOS means “______________________________”
KAIROS means “________________________________”
Ephesians 5:15-16 (NKJV) See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Galatians 6:9 (NKJV) And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.
The key to revival is for the church to exercise its _____________ until God exercises His _____________.
PRINCIPLE # 3:
Acts 1:25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.
God never wastes a _________________!
Micah 7:8 (KJV) Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.