Fellowship As Seen In The Bible
Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
July 23, 2017
Central Passage
Acts 2:42-46
Subject
A.M. Sermon
Description

 INTRODUCTION:

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

            B.        Fellowship also has reference to contribution; Romans 15:26

                        1.         To communion; I Corinthians 10:16

                        2.         To communication; Galatians 6:6

 

  I.        FELLOWSHIP ILLUSTRATED:

            A.        Perfect harmony and fellowship in a healthy body; I Corinthians 12:25-26

            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 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 9-11

 

III.       BIBLICAL AREAS OF CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP:

            A.        Fellowship in worship; Acts 2:42

                        1.         Partakers of one bread; I Corinthians 10:17

                        2.         One cup of blessings; I Corinthians 10:16

            B.        Fellowship in works; I Corinthians 3:9

                        1.         Laborers with Christ; Matthew 20:1

                        2.         God’s husbandry; I Corinthians 3:9

                        3.         Serving with one another; Romans 12:4

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

            C.        Fellowship in suffering:

                        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; II Corinthians 6:17

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