Tag: prophets

  • What the Old Testament Teaches Us about Shepherds

    We are in the midst of a study of the various roles GOD has placed within the church and we’re currently thinking about elders. As we progress, it’s important to keep in mind what we have already established: the overall purpose of the church is to help transform individuals be into the image of Jesus,…

  • The Purpose of Miraculous Gifts of the Holy Spirit within the Church

    With this series of posts, we’re reexamining the roles GOD placed within Jesus’ church, their purpose, and how they apply to us today. This study is within the context of looking at GOD’s overall purpose for individual Christians and for the church. In this post, we’ll study the purpose of the supernatural gifts of the…

  • The Role of Prophets in the Church (Why GOD Put Prophets in the Church)

    We’re reexamining the roles that GOD placed within His church. You can catch up on the previous posts starting here. In this post we look at what the Bible says about prophets in the church. The apostle Paul wrote to the Corinthians: 27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is…

  • The Purpose of the Various Roles in the Church (And Why GOD Gave These Roles)

    What roles exist within Jesus’ church? Why did GOD create these specific roles? Before diving into these questions, let me provide some context… This post is a continuation of thoughts regarding the big picture of Christian life and Jesus’ church. If you’re joining in the middle of this journey, I’d encourage you to start here:…