Know Your Need for the Body of Christ

July 1, 2018 Speaker: Justin Schroeder Series: Life in the Body

Topic: Life in the Body Passage: Ephesians 4:11–4:16

There is much confusion around the purpose of the Church and what the Christian life is.  We need a Biblical understanding of Life in the Body and to truly embrace our desperate need for one another.


You Need to be Equipped | Ephesians 4:11-12a

  A. Equipped through the Teaching of the Word - v. 11-12a
  B. Equipped for the Work of the Ministry - v. 12b

 You need to be Matured | Ephesians 4:12b-14

  A. Maturity begins when the Body is Equipped - v. 12b
  B. Maturity looks like Christ-Centered Unity - v. 13a
  C. Maturity looks like a Christ-Saturated Life - v. 13b
  D. Maturity is not Childishness - v. 14a
  E. Maturity looks like Doctrinal Stability - v. 14b
  F. Maturity looks like Moral Clarity - v. 14c

You need the Body | Ephesians 4:15-16

  A. Speak the Truth in Love - v. 15a
  B. Being Radically like Jesus demands Others in your Life - v. 15b
  C. A Healthy Body has No Delinquent Parts - v. 16a
  D. Organic Growth with Genuine Christian love - v. 16b