The Church - Part 5 - The Core

Mar 10, 2019

Passage:Ephesians 2:17-22

Preacher: Pat Schultz

Series: The Core

Category: Sermon


The Church

The Core - Part 5


22 And he subjected everything under his feet and appointed him as head over everything for the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of the one who fills all things in every way.”                Ephesians 1:22-23 (CSB)


1.)     The Church is _________________________________________.



 17 He came and proclaimed the good news of peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near. 18 For through Him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.” Ephesians 2:17-18 (CSB)


2.) The church is _________________________________________.


  • Acts 20:17-20 – Paul sent to Ephesus and summoned the elders of the church. 



19 So then you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with the saints, and members of God’s household20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone. Ephesians 2:19-20 (CSB)


3.) The church is _________________________________________.

  • 1 John 3:16 - This is how we have come to know love: He laid down his life for us. We should also lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.




21 In him the whole building, being put together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord. 22 In him you are also being built together for God’s dwelling in the Spirit.”

Ephesians 2:21-22 (CSB)


4.) The church is _________________________________________.

  • 1 Timothy 3:15 - God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.



Jesus values and relates to the church as His Bride.

How is God calling you to value and relate to the church?