Sermon Series: Church (early svc)

A Glorious Church

Date: January 17th, 1965  |  Scripture: Ephesians 5:27  |  Topics: Church, Ministry, Missionaries, Pastors, Prayer, Stewardship, Teaching, Unity

That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

The Church of the Living God

Date: January 24th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 16:13-18  |  Topics: Assembly, Calling, Church, Foundation, Peter, Rock

When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, butContinue Reading

The Awakened Church

Date: January 31st, 1965  |  Scripture: Acts 2:42  |  Topics: Apostles, Church, Fellowship, Pentecost, Spirit

And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Colonies of Heaven

Date: February 21st, 1965  |  Scripture: Philippians 3:20  |  Topics: Citizenship, Heaven, Martyrdom, Peace, Religion, Rome

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Thus Close is God to Man

Date: February 28th, 1965  |  Scripture: Luke 24:28-31  |  Topics: Abiding, Church, Communion, Fellowship, Relationship, breaking bread

And they drew nigh unto the village, whither they went: and he made as though he would have gone further. But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us: for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them. And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them. And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.

My Life and My Church

Date: March 7th, 1965  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Judgment, Ordinances, Secular, Shepherd, Stewardship, Worldliness

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

The Great Mystery

Date: April 4th, 1965  |  Scripture: Ephesians 5:29-32  |  Topics: Adam, Church, Dispensations, Eve, Mystery

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

The True Seven-fold Unity of the Church

Date: April 11th, 1965  |  Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-6  |  Topics: Book of redemption, Dry Bones, Ecumenism, Hope, Maccabees, Polytheism, Resurrection, Seals, Tolerance

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; One Lord, one faith, one baptism, One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.