What’s Right With the Church

ChurchLeaders | 1/16/2019 | Staff
joyy (Posted by) Level 3
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It’s way too easy to find blogs, articles and books on “what’s wrong with the church.” Ways that she has fallen short of what God has called her to do and be, how she has strayed from the path to chase idols and what changes she needs to make if she wants to keep and attract the next generation.

And, you know what? I’ve written several of them myself. Because, as the church, we should always strive to be better with our witness and to be more effective at reaching our neighbors and the nations with the gospel of Jesus Christ. So, it’s easy to point out the faults, inconsistencies and hypocrisies.

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However, what about what’s right with the church? Sadly you have to be a highly skilled Sherlock Holmes to find much written on what’s good and right with the church. Thankfully, the Word of God is effective at pointing out clearly what is beautiful about the church.

Let us step back, take a deep breath and be reminded about what’s right with the church.

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The church is your forever family. If you have been bought by the blood of Jesus, and the Holy Spirit of God lives inside of you, you are the church. We can all be guilty of mentally removing ourselves from the church universal or the church local, and throw criticisms toward her. We’ve all done it, and we’ll probably do it again. However, you can’t forget. You’re the church. You will always be a part of it, even when you try to run from the local expression of it. It’s still you. It’s your forever family. When God saved you, He saved you into a family. In fact, some people are closer to their spiritual family than they are their physical family. The church is God’s answer to...
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