The Church: Deacons (Acts 6:1-7, 1 Timothy 3:8-13)

Sermon Notes

Proposition: In today’s sermon, two questions will be answered about the biblical office of Deacons so that you can rightly know the role of Deacons in the life of a local church.

  1. Why Deacons? What is their Purpose and Practice? (Acts 6:1-7)

  2. Who are Deacons to be? The Qualifications for Deacons (1 Timothy 3:8-13)

The Church: Elders

Sermon Notes

Proposition: In today’s sermon, three questions will be answered about biblical eldership so that you can rightly know the role of elders in the life of a local church.

  1. Why Elders? The Purpose of Elders (Acts 20:28, Ephesians 4:11-12)

  2. What do Elders do? The Conduct of Elders (1 Peter 5:1-4)

  3. Who are Elders to be? The Qualifications for Elders (1 Timothy 3:1-7, cf. Titus 1:5-9)

The Church - It's Calling, Conduct, & Covenant (Ephesians 4:1-6)

Sermon Notes

  1. The Fundamentals of Walking in Unity (vv. 1-3)

    1. Walking in unity requires humility. (v. 2a)

    2. Walking in unity requires gentleness. (v. 2b)

    3. Walking in unity requires patience. (v. 2c)

    4. Walking in unity requires love. (v. 2d)

    5. Walking in unity requires diligence. (v. 3)

  2. The Foundation of Walking in Unity (vv. 4-6)

    1. Unity in the Spirit (v. 4)

    2. Unity in the Son (v. 5)

    3. Unity in the Father (v. 6)