The Church

Making Jesus Known

Mission That Makes Jesus Known

September 29, 2019 • Drake Osborn

Matthew 28:16-20 // The church and of of God's people are redeemed for a specific mission. Jesus clarifies this mission is one of obedience, a mission of commission. He makes it clear in his last word the purpose of our mission, the method of our mission, and the fuel of our mission.

Belonging That Makes Jesus Known

September 22, 2019 • Drake Osborn

Ephesians 2:11-22 // We have a unifying problem, that before Christ none of us belong, and we love to let each other know it. But we also have a unifying solution, that as we belong to Jesus we also belong to one another. possessing a unifying purpose: we can only get to glory together.

Ordinances That Make Jesus Known

September 15, 2019 • Drake Osborn

Romans 6:1-11 // The Church of God is organized around two ordinances: Baptism and the Lord's Supper. As we protect and participate in these two ordinances, they act as signs of the New Covenant and our union with Christ, pointing to the seal of the Holy Spirit which grants us assurance of faith and hope together.

Worship That Makes Jesus Known

September 8, 2019 • Drake Osborn

Exodus 24:1-11 || When we gather to worship God, we take part in a specific set of rhythms and structure, called liturgy, that is meant to make Jesus known and model to us the importance of worshiping and celebrating God's faithfulness through a covenant meal.

Preaching That Makes Jesus Known

September 1, 2019 • Drake Osborn

2 Timothy 4:1-5 || God ordained preaching as the way by which his people regularly hear his Word and the gospel of Jesus is rightly revealed. When the word is preached, both saving grace and sanctifying power come with it.