What are some reasons we know God is orderly and structured?
Structure either _________________ or ________________ the mission of the church.
What 4 major structures are historically seen functioning in the church?
What is the form of Government at FBC?
Who was to choose the men to solve the problem in Acts 6?
What are two problems with congregationalism?
What are two problems with Presbyterianism?
How does elder-led congregational-rule honor Christ as head of the church?
This Week’s Prayer
Father, thank You for the church. Thank You for causing us to be used for your glory and for expanding your kingdom. Jesus, thank You for being the head of the church. Forgive us when we act like you are not the head. Holy Spirit, transform our thinking so we can be thankful for each part of the body of Christ and be able to function efficiently and in ways that glorify God.
This Week’s Verse
Colossians 1:18 (ESV)
And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.