social gospel Why will a church change your oil for free?
social gospel Why will a church change your oil for free? Believe it will attract people to Christ Don’t believe teaching is enough Given up on the gospel, Rom. 1:16 Some churches of Christ mimic this
We must maintain faith in God’s way & word The gospel has power, 1 Cor. 1:18 Honest hearts will respond The Kingdom will grow social gospel
Plays tell the Bible story in a dramatic way Dramas in the 1 st century, but not the Bible Women teaching men, 1 Tim. 2:11, 12 1 st century churches taught the gospel, 1 Thes. 1:7-9 social gospel
Jesus used food, so can we…kitchen, Jn. 6 Confirmation of the message, Mt. 14:14; Acts 2:22 Refused to provide more, Jn. 6:22-27 Jesus was not the church, Mt. 16:18 social gospel
Jesus used food, so can we…kitchen, Jn. 6 If Jesus use of food authorizes a church kitchen, then… Healing authorize hospitals, Jn. 5:5-9 Relaxing authorize resort, Lk. 7:12-15 Transportation authorize car rental, Lk. 19:28-35 social gospel
What’s wrong with it? What’s right with it, 1 Thes. 5:21; Col. 3:17 What’s wrong with baptizing babies? What’s wrong with giving away money for attending? social gospel
Food & entertainment turn attention away from God and toward man Worship God, Mt. 4:10; Rev. 22:9 Stand out from the world, Phil. 2:15, 16 What happens when pizza is not enough? social gospel