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Why I Love The Church - Oakwood Christian Church

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Why I Love The Church
Matthew 16:13-20
I. I Love The Church because
I love its founder
• Ephesians 5:25 “Christ loved the church and
gave himself up for her.”
Why I Love The Church
• Three Biblical symbols depicting Jesus’
inseparable relationship to the church
1. Building on a foundation.
(1 Pet 2:5-6) "you also, like living stones, are
being built into a spiritual house to be a holy
priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices
acceptable to God through Jesus Christ…Who
is the chosen and precious cornerstone.”
Why I Love The Church
2. The head and the body. (Ephesians 5:23).
3. A groom who loves his bride.
Why I Love The Church
• (Eph 5:25-27) "Husbands, love your wives, just as
Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to
make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water
through the word, and to present her to himself as a
radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other
blemish, but holy and blameless.“
• (John 3:29) "The bride belongs to the bridegroom. The
friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens
for him, and is full of joy when he hears the
bridegroom's voice. That joy is mine, and it is now
complete."
Why I Love The Church
II. I Love The Church because I love
the people in the church.
Simon Peter was imperfect yet:
- He was given the keys to the kingdom
- He was promised whatever he bound on earth
would be bound in heaven.
Why I Love The Church
III. I Love The Church because of its
positive influence.
“. . .the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.”
Matthew 16:18
Why I Love The Church
“. . .the general principles on which the fathers
achieved Independence were the general
principles of Christianity. “ President John
Adams
Why I Love The Church
Influence of church in America
• Church started 106 of first 108 colleges, most
of the hospitals
• Inner city missions
• Orphanages and homes for the elderly
• Crisis pregnancy centers
• Teaches moral values for ethical businesses
• Improved race relations
• Hurricane Katrina, disaster relief
Why I Love The Church
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