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Summer Bible Study - August 12, 2013 ()

Dennis R. Wiles, August 12, 2013
Part of the Church Meets Culture, 2.0 series, preached at a Midweek Meeting service

Dennis R. Wiles
FBC Arlington
August 12, 2013

SUMMER BIBLE STUDY
Church Meets Culture, 2.0
A New Kind of Community

ECCLESIOLOGY – the doctrine of the Church

Matthew 16:13-20

Ephesians 1:22-23

Ephesians 2:19-22

Ephesians 3:10-11

Revelation 1:9-19

Images/Metaphors for the Church
Bride of Christ – Ephesians 5:22-33
Body of Christ – Colossians 1:18
Family of God – 1 Timothy 3:14-15
Army of God – Matthew 16:18
Building of God – 1 Peter 2:4-5

Ekklesia – “called out”

Covenantal Community – Acts 2:14-36

Commissioned with a Mission – Acts 1:8

Centered on a core Message – Acts 2:36; 4:12

Comprehensive in Community – Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-37; 11:19-30; 13:1-3

Guided and empowered by the Holy Spirit – Acts 1:8; 2:1-47

Successful in the Culture – Acts 2:41, 47; 5:14; 6:7

The Church is God’s primary instrument today in establishing His Kingdom.