Talk
Speaking the truth
Maturity: signs of a healthy church
Sermon Notes

Sunday 22nd September 2019 - 10:30am

Bible Passage

Ephesians 4:11–15 (Listen)

11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds1 and teachers,2 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood,3 to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, 14 so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. 15 Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,

Footnotes

[1] 4:11 Or pastors
[2] 4:11 Or the shepherd-teachers
[3] 4:13 Greek to a full-grown man

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