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Colossians 1:13-18

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  1. Colossians 1:13-18

  2. “Church” mentioned only twice in the gospels • Both times the word is used by Jesus Himself • 1st time used, He speaks as an architect: “…on this rock I will build Mychurch” [Mt 16:18] • Both times, He hands the “keys” to the apostles: “…I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” [Mt 16:19] “Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” [Mt 18:18; cp. v. 17]

  3. “Church” mentioned only twice in the gospels • Both times the word is used by Jesus Himself • 1st time used, He speaks as an architect: “…on this rock I will build Mychurch” [Mt 16:18] • Both times, He hands the “keys” to the apostles: “…I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” [Mt 16:19] • These “keys” only work in accordance with God’s will cp. 2 Thess 2:13-14; Gal 1:6-9 • The architect entrusted His master work to men’s hands! cp. Mt 28:18-20; Mk 16:14-15, 20 • It is only the architect’s work if it follows HIS plan… cp. Mt 7:21-23 [Lk 6:46]; 1 Pet 4:11 [1 Cor 4:6]

  4. “Church” mentioned only twice in the gospels • Both times the word is used by Jesus Himself Jesus is both “Son of David” & “Son of God” • 1st time used, He speaks as an architect: See Romans 1:1-4 “…on this rock I will build Mychurch” [Mt 16:18] • Both times, He hands the “keys” to the apostles: Building His church, “the house of God” [1 Tm 3:15], Jesus fulfills the desire of God and of David “…I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” [Mt 16:19] See 2 Sam 7:1-2, 8-16; 2 Cor 6:16-18 The Son of David was not building an institution for: feeding/housing, marrying, teaching, entertaining, physical curing, employing, etc. [a DEEPER need!] • These “keys” only work in accordance with God’s will cp. 2 Thess 2:13-14; Gal 1:6-9 • The architect entrusted His master work to men’s hands! cp. Mt 28:18-20; Mk 16:14-15, 20 • It is only the architect’s work if it follows HIS plan… cp. Mt 7:21-23 [Lk 6:46]; 1 Pet 4:11 [1 Cor 4:6]

  5. “I will build My church” • “Church” = Gk. ekklesia • “ek” = out + “kalein” = to call • In its most natural sense,“ekklēsia was the designation • of the regular assembly of the whole body of citizens in • a free city-state, “called out” by the herald for the • discussion and decision of public business.” [ISBE] See Acts 19:23-41 (32, 39, 41 – “assembly”) Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  6. “I will build My church” • “Church” = Gk. ekklesia • “ek” = out + “kalein” = to call • In its most natural sense,a public assembly [Acts 19] • By extension, LXX used for “congregation” of Israel See Neh 8:2; Stephen’s use in Acts 7:38 Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  7. “I will build My church” • “Church” = Gk. ekklesia • “ek” = out + “kalein” = to call • In its most natural sense,a public assembly [Acts 19] • By extension, LXX used for “congregation” of Israel • By further extension, used of Christians in N.T. See Heb 12:22-24; 1 Pet 2:9-10 [“called out”] Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  8. “I will build My church” • “Church” = Gk. ekklesia • “ek” = out + “kalein” = to call • In its most natural sense,a public assembly [Acts 19] • By extension, LXX used for “congregation” of Israel • By further extension, used of Christians in N.T. • In reference to the church Jesus built: Translated “church” 88 times [NKJV] Translated “assembly” once [Heb 2:10-12, NKJV] Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  9. “I will build My church” • “Church” = Gk. ekklesia • “ek” = out + “kalein” = to call • In its most natural sense,a public assembly [Acts 19] • By extension, LXX used for “congregation” of Israel • By further extension, used of Christians in N.T. • In reference to the church Jesus built: “church” 88 times • Always refers to a meeting of people, nothing else: Used in a local sense: 60 times [NKJV; cp. 1 Cor 1:2] Used in a universal sense: 28 times [cp. Eph 1:22-23] Consider: John 10:14-16 – a flock of sheep Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  10. “I will build My church” I have a FLOCK  John 10:1-2 I have a SHEEPFOLD Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  11. “I will build My church”  I have a FLOCK (local)  John 10:16 I also have OTHER SHEEP (universal) Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  12. “I will build My church” Jesus did not build a sheepfold, then look for sheep to put into it If there were nosheep, there would be nochurch! The sheep (the people!) ARE the church! See Ephesians 2:19-22; 1 Peter 2:5; Acts 2:40-47 Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  13. “I will build My church” I see a CHURCH  I see a (church) BUILDING Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  14. “I will build My church”  I see a CHURCH Acts 11:19-26 The CHURCH is an assembly of God’s people in one place (local) The CHURCH is the sum total of all of God’s people regardless of place or time (universal) [Heb 12:22-23] Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  15. “I will build My church” Misunderstanding of this basic concept that the Lord’s church is people is the fundamental error that leads to INSTITUTIONALISM Lord willing, the next studies will examine the history and errantconceptsof the institutional movement Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18

  16. “I will build My church” The Lord’s desire for you is that you should be saved from your sins 1 Timothy 2:1-4 He has made this possible through His Son John 3:16 But you must repent and be converted to Him Acts 17:30-31; 2:37-41 [Colossians 1:13-14] Following the Master’s Blueprint Matthew 16:18