What’s So Important about the Local Church?

“The local church is the authority on earth that Jesus has instituted to officially affirm and give shape to my Christian life and yours…Just as Jesus instituted the state, so he instituted the local church. It is an institutional authority because Jesus instituted it with authority…Just as the Bible establishes the government of your nation as your highest authority on earth when it comes to your citizenship in that nation, so the Bible establishes the local church as your highest authority on earth when it comes to your discipleship to Christ and your citizenship in Christ’s present and promised nation.” – Jonathan Leeman, Church Membership (p. 24-25)

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October 20 2014 05:00 am | Blog

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