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The Whole Point of the Church Is The Gospel

Church Is The Gospel

As the Gospel community, living within the kingdom of God, the Church should seek to prioritise the kingdom purposes. These kingdom purposes are the Invitation to join the Kingdom (Evangelism), the Participating in the Kingdom (Edification), Sharing the Kingdom (Social Concern), and Celebrating the King (Worship). These four purposes are the primary priorities of the Church.

Worship & Pastoral Care

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Five steps to pastoral care

1. Uncover the Enslaving Idol

Traditional counselling starts and stops at the level of behaviour. It’s behaviour modification instead of transformation. In fact 2 Peter 2:19 says “They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved.” Underneath all sin is idolatry. There is no freedom in sin. Sin is simply choosing your master, but it’s not freedom. Addiction is the secular language for the biblical language of slavery.

Idolatry

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Why is this important?

Idolatry is one of the most discussed problems in the whole bible. It is the opposite of the worship of God, and it involves a lie, from the father of lies (John 8:44)

Romans 1:18–32 “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them.