The Church Planter’s Promise

Scripture Reference

  1. Matthew 16:13–20 Related

Big Idea: The advancement of God’s kingdom is catalyzed through the all-in
commitment of God’s people, the church.

God’s kingdom advances through us by:
I. Remembering that we serve a divine king (v.13–17).
II. Recognizing that we face a defeated opponent (v.18).
Four Depictions of the Divine Gathering

  1. We’re the body
  2. We’re the building
  3. We’re the branch
  4. We’re the bride

III. Realizing that we possess a delegated authority (v.19–20).