Celebrating the Local Church

Celebrating the Local Church

Pastor Dennis Whitter speaking.

1.Quhal-The Assembly – Various OT texts

2.Ekklesia - The “called-out” ones Ac 19:32,39,41

3.Church Universal - The entire assembly of all who are saved Ep 1:22-23; He 12:22-23

4.Church Local - A company of Christians in one area working together Ro 16:16; 1Co 1:2

5.Church Service - An assembly of Christians gathered for worship 1Co 14:19, 28-35

6.Church Building – A Christian place of worship

Why should we celebrate the church?

What words did the Lord use when speaking of the church?

Why is the church to be so highly appreciated, and even celebrated?