Christian Fellowship
Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
May 28, 2017
Central Passage
Acts 2:42-47
Subject
P.M. Service
Description

INTRODUCTION:

            A.        Fellowship means; “Joint participation”; Philippians 1:5; 4:15

            B.         Fellowship in reference to contribution; Romans 15:26

            C.        Often refers to communion; I Corinthians 10:16

            D.        Also refers to communication (sharing); Galatians 6:6

            E.         Our lesson “Christian Fellowship”

 

  I.        FELLOWSHIP ILLUSTRATED:

            A.        Perfect harmony and fellowship in a healthy body; I Corinthians 12:22-25

            B.         The church – the body of Christ; I Corinthians 12:27

                        1.         Factions, divisions, destroy fellowship; I Corinthians 1:10

                        2.         Paul wrote; I Corinthians 12:25

 

 II.        CHRISTIANS ARE NOT TO FELLOWSHIP WITH:

            A.        The devil; I Corinthians 10:20

            B.         Unfruitful works of darkness; Ephesians 5:11

            C.        Unbelievers; II Corinthians 6:14

            D.        Error; false teachers; II John 1:9-11

 

III.       SOME AREAS OF CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP:

            A.        Fellowship in worship; Acts 2:42

                        1.         We are partakers of one bread; I Corinthians 10:17

                        2.         There is one cup of blessings; I Corinthians 10:16

            B.         Fellowship in works; I Corinthians 3:9

                        1.         Laborers in the vineyard Christ; Matthew 20:1

                        2.         Laborers with God; I Corinthians 3:9

                        3.         Working together; Romans 12:4-6; II Corinthians 6:1

                        4.         Teachers of God’s word; Matthew 28:19-20; Galatians 6:6

            C.        Fellowship in suffering; I Corinthians 12:26

                        1.         Sympathize with those who weep; Romans 12:15

                        2.         Bearing one another’s burdens; Galatians 6:2

            D.        Fellowship in association; Malachi 3:16; 1:6

 

CONCLUSION:

            A.        The Christian is to shun evil fellows; I Corinthians 15:33; Matthew 5:37

            B.         Are you in fellowship with the one who can give you eternal life;  I John 1:3-6