Presentation on theme: "I Will Build My Church Matthew 16:13-17 NASV - session one -"— Presentation transcript:
I Will Build My Church Matthew 16:13-17 NASV - session one -
The most radical statement ever uttered – –You are the Christ! –This statement changes everything about the way we live.
1.Upon this Rock the Firm Foundation …for no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Christ Jesus. I Cor 3:11
1.Upon this Rock the Firm Foundation Pauls warning concerning our building! –Now if any man builds upon the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each mans work will become evident… I Cor 3:12, 13a
2. I Will Build Supernatural Empowering What are you doing for the King that requires supernatural empowering? …and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might… Eph 1:19
3. My Church Intimate Identification ecclesia = church called out community The intimacy is found in the pronoun My -- We belong to the King.
4. The Keys of the Kingdom Royal Responsibility Keys –Represent honor, authority and responsibility –Provide or prevent access –Are the Good News of the King
4. The Keys of the Kingdom Royal Responsibility There is no message more critical and no responsibility more awesome. If we fail to go and tell, we can shut people out of the kingdom by our apathy.
The Gates of Hell Will Not Overpower It The Kings Promise The image is that of the Church plucking lost humanity from Hells grasp. The Churchs mission and message is too vital for us to play games!
And His voice shook the earth then, but now He has promised, saying, Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the heaven. Hebrews 12:26