Posts from October 2016

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How ON EARTH Can I Live The Christian Life? – Part 22

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Part 22 – What Happened To The First Christian Habitat? About 300 years after Pentecost, we got pushed out of our habitat. And now, we are just about the only species on earth, whose almost entire population was cut off from their natural habitat. What happened? 30 AD to 380 AD – Churches met primarily […]

How ON EARTH Can I Live The Christian Life? – Part 21

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Part 21 – The First Century Christian Habitat If we are going to live the highest life, by the life of God Himself, we are going to have to return to the original habitat in which we were intended to live. Unfortunately, what they had in the first three centuries is so foreign to us, […]

How ON EARTH Can I Live The Christian Life? – Part 20

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Part 20 – The Bible Was Written To Communities The focus on community so prevailed in the early Church, that every last book in the New Testament written by Paul, was written to the ecclesia, to a community or communities, not to individuals. They were all addressed to the habitat, not to a single member […]

Meeting 01 – The Lord’s Table # 1

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House Church Meeting 01 – Purpose: The Lord’s Table # 1 The purpose of a House Church is to live life together, not just have meetings. The only agenda for each house church is to have Jesus in its midst. Take these ideas as a starting point and do what you need to do to […]

How ON EARTH Can I Live The Christian Life? – Part 19

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Part 19 – How Can We Live In Christian Community? God designed it so that learning to live by the highest life (God’s Life), was to be a community experience, a “together” experience. So this new species learned how to live by an indwelling Lord, in community. They all joined together constantly in prayer … […]

How ON EARTH Can I Live The Christian Life? – Part 18

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Part 18 – A Look At Our New Habitat – Pt 2 Why Is It So Important To Understand Our New Habitat? If you take away the natural habitat of any species, you will doom that species to extinction. So our survival as new creations in Christ, is dependent on our having a proper habitat. […]

House Church Formation – Part 8

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House Church Formation – Part 8 – Seven Guidelines for House Church Meetings – B. Guideline Six – Men And Woman Can Both Freely And Equally Contribute 1 Corinthians 14:33b-38, NIV – (33) … As in all the congregations of the saints, (34) women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to […]

How ON EARTH Can I Live The Christian Life? – Part 17

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Part 17 – A Look At Our New Habitation – Pt 1 Every time God creates a new creature, He creates a new habitat for it. And every time, the habitat and the creature match each other. Angels are spiritual, invisible, and everlasting. Their habitat is the other realm, which is spiritual, invisible, and everlasting. […]

House Church Formation – Part 7

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House Church Formation – Part 7 – Seven Guidelines for House Church Meetings – A. It may come as quite a surprise to most people, but there is only one passage in the whole New Testament that gives us guidance on how to meet as the church. Yes, there are passages that tell us some […]

How ON EARTH Can I Live The Christian Life? – Part 16

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Part 16 – Comparing The Various States Of Man  Before we go on, let’s look again at the various states or conditions of man. Unfallen Adam Body: Innocent Soul: Perfectly innocent Spirit: Originating in the spiritual realm, but empty Habitation: The Garden of Eden Condition: Fellowship with God, but incomplete, never intended to became a […]