THE PERFECT CHURCH
The New Testament refers mainly to the ________ church.
1. CHURCH IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
They had to meet in a special _____.
They had to be represented by special ______.
They had to perform a special ______.
2. CHURCH IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
Jesus is the _____ where people meet God.
Jesus is the ______ who represents the people.
Jesus fulfilled the ______ by becoming the sacrifice.
The whole way of meeting is ___________ in Jesus.
The purpose of church is to __________ each other.
You need church for your spiritual ________.
3. WHAT OUR CHURCH SERVICES SHOULD LOOK LIKE
We don’t need _______ buildings, priests or rituals.
The New Testament says our entire ____ is now worship.
We sacrifice to God when we ______ his name.
The only altar that now matters is the _____.
4. WHAT WE SHOULD DO IN OUR CHURCH SERVICES
They were devoted to God’s ____.
They had a ______ mission.
__________ was at the heart of their gatherings.
_______ was a core activity.
The Lord _____ to their number daily.
OUR CHURCH IS PRETTY SPECIAL
We participate in a real way in the ________ gathering.
Our church is _______.
We must understand how ___ builds his church.
1. Jesus is building his church by giving us ____ ministers.
Jesus is giving _____ to his church.
God has selected some people for a special ____.
God is giving gifts of ______.
The apostles and prophets brought us God’s ____.
Evangelists proclaim the ______.
Pastors pastor by ________ their flocks.
2. Jesus is building his church by his ____.
God’s word is his most ________ thing.
God’s word is his _____.
God’s Spirit and word go ________.
We must not rely on _______ techniques.
3. Jesus is building his church through the word ministry of all _________.
Word speakers _____ God’s people.
Ministry just means _______.
All Christians are ministers who _____.
God’s word trains all Christians for ________.
4. Jesus is building his church through our _______.
Prayers _______ us from the Devil.
Pray for ________ for preachers.
God is _______ our church.
Our building _________ must be eternal.
Let the ____ do the work.
Relationships are _________.
God is a living ____________.
The ________ church is the focus.
God is building his church to _____ about his wisdom.
It’s OK for God to ____ off.
God has been _______.
God is ___ weak, evil, or pretend.
God used the Exile to ______ his people.
God saved his people to _____ his name.
God is building his church to show his power over ____.
God is active in the _________ realm.
God is building his church to ______ his plans.
God demonstrates his ___________.
God is building his church to show Christ’s _________.
The cross must be at our _____.
God’s hunger for his glory brings ________.
The church is shouting out _____!