Welcome to CBD’s first devotional blog! We hope you will be encouraged by this to grow in your love for the LORD.
A well Church ……
So are you healthy? What is your blood pressure? Are you exercising enough? Have you seen the doctor for a check up lately? But just importantly, I want to ask, what is the health of your local church? Are you helping to lead a healthy church?
W – They were a worshipful church. As a group, they praised and were awe in the awesomeness of God, enjoyed the company of others, broke bread, and fellowshipped!
E– They were an evangelizing church, as a work of God saw people being saved daily!
L– They were a loving church as they gave to others sacrificially!
L – They were a learning church being devoted to the teaching of the apostles!
How are you doing health wise spiritually?
1- What is the climate of your worship? And that of your church?
2- With whom are you sharing the Gospel? Are people being saved daily in your church?
3- Who is God asking you to love sacrificially?
4- Are you part of a church that challenges and encourages you from the Word of God?
If this topic interests you, Mark Dever with 9 Marks has written a great resource from Lifeway Books called Church Essentials. This combination DVD and workbook is great for church groups. The purpose of the book is to:
Get healthy! Stay healthy! Consider purchasing this Dever resource.
Other resources to consider:
We have 1 free copy of Mark Dever’s title “The Church: The Gospel Made Visible ” to give to the first person who replies giving the Publisher of the Church Essentials resource. This can be collected from any of our stores countrywide.