Christ Loved the Church – eCourse

William Macdonald

Units: 2
Pages: 112
ISBN #: 978-0-940293-07-6
Format: eCourse

When people think of the church, they tend to think of the vast organized system of religion that began to develop a century after the apostolic era. Under Emperor Constantine, Christianity flourished throughout the Roman Empire as a state religion (starting AD 312). Today, the church is represented by a wide range of religious bodies throughout the world. But is this what is meant by “the church” in the New Testament? What is God’s view of the church? How was it originally structured and organized? How should it function in today’s society?

To some, the ideas and concepts discussed here will be new, even revolutionary. Others will recognize a pattern with which they have long been familiar. All will be challenged to comply with God’s Word on this vital topic.

 



For over sixty years, William MacDonald addressed the key issues of Christianity in clear and simple terms. Leaving a promising business career to serve the Lord Jesus, he traveled worldwide, proclaiming the unsearchable riches of Christ. His more than eighty works are characterized by an economy of words that only comes by a major time investment in God’s Word. Although William MacDonald went to be with the Lord in 2008, his writing ministry continues to instruct and teach thousands of people today.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 – The Church Which Is His Body
Chapter 2 – Great Truths About the Church
Chapter 3 – The Local Church
Chapter 4 – The Headship of Christ
Chapter 5 – The Holy Spirit in the Church
Chapter 6 – Discipline in the Church
Chapter 7 – Expansion of the Church
Chapter 8 – Ordained of God
Chapter 9 – Coming to God
Chapter 10 – The Bishops
Chapter 11 – Those Who Serve
Chapter 12 – Taking Our Place

Books by William MacDonald: Christ Loved the ChurchEnjoying the Book of ActsEnjoying the Minor ProphetsEnjoying the PsalmsEnjoying the ProverbsLetters to the ThessaloniansLet Me Introduce You to the BibleOld Testament Digest: Job Through MalachiTrue Discipleship

Courses by William MacDonald: The Bible Tells Me SoBorn to WinChrist Loved the Church1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansDoing Time with JesusEcclesiastes: Is There Meaning to Life?GalatiansGod's Word Is TruthGood New for AllGuide to Christian GrowthJamesJohnLessons for Christian LivingThe Letters of JohnThe Letters to Timothy and TitusThe Lord's Supper and BaptismLukeMatthewMarkPhilippians, Colossians, and PhilemonRevelationRomans – Part 1Romans – Part 2Summary of the Bible What the Bible TeachesWinning Souls the Bible Way

Booklets by William MacDonald: Armageddon Soon?Fundamental, Important, and Non-Essential IssuesGod's Answers to Man's QuestionsThe Grace of GodGrasping for ShadowsSeek Ye FirstThat's a Good QuestionThere's a Way Back to GodThink of Your FutureTo What Should We be Loyal?True Brokenness

 


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