Why Church Matters

The Good News is simple and powerful—Jesus Christ died to save us from our sins, and there is no other way of salvation (see John 14:6; Romans 5:8). To receive the free gift of salvation Jesus offers, we must turn from our sin in genuine repentance and trust in Him and His sacrificial death on our behalf (see 1 John 1:8–9; Romans 10:9; Ephesians 2:8–9)…

Now I want you to see how the church and the Good News connect: The church is the vehicle that Jesus chose to take the message of the gospel to every generation and
people.

Are you seeing the bigger picture? The church matters because Jesus chose it to tell and show the world the message of His love. And this message, carried forward through history and lived out for all to see, is the world’s only hope.
~ Excerpted from Why Church Matters by Joshua Harris

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with your church family this weekend!

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Filed under Christianity, Grace, involvement with the church, Love of God

2 responses to “Why Church Matters

  1. I like the word “community.” You see in the book of Acts how the new believers joined in a community of believers to help one another and to encourage one another (spurring one another on to good works in Christ).

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