A Healthy Body

by Apr 19, 2020Love140, Sermon

We are the Church. The Church is the Body Christ. When this Body is healthy, God uses us to change history. That happens with the Body is mobilized by love. The world sees the hope they are searching for when we reach out to them in love. However, if we give in to fear, we are paralyzed. Love mobilizes a body, while fear paralyzes.

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Discussion Questions

What parallels can you find between a physically healthy body and a healthy Body of Christ? See 1 Corinthians 12:12-27.

Describe a time when fear prevented you from doing what you felt you should do. What have you learned since that experience?

How has the current pandemic impacted your outlook on life and the future?

How can a believer in Christ show hope to people who are afraid during this crisis?

Do you feel like you are a part of the same Body of Christ that began 2000 years ago? Read “Who is this Man”, by John Ortberg, and you will see how Jesus impacts life on earth every single day and how we are very much a part of His Body. Live your life mobilized by love!

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