"WHY DIVISION COMES IN THE CHURCH"
INTRODUCTION: MOST CHURCHES CANNOT EVER CARRY ON THE MINISTRY OF THE CHURCH DUE TO
SO MANY DIVISIONS IN THE CHURCH.
THERE ARE SO MANY BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PEOPLE THAT God CANNOT
EVEN BE PRESENT IN THE FELLOWSHIP.
I. DIVISION COMES IN THE CHURCH WHEN WE ARE NOT HUMBLE BEFORE GOD AND OUR FELLOW-MAN.(3)
Exp: We should not think to much of ourselves-We are all sinners.
We should measure or judge ourselves by the character of Christ within us.(Gal.5
Ill: We should watch that the world's standard of success does not creep into the
App: Always leave enough room for you to be wrong. We all mistakes!
We should be gracious for the gifts of God, not prideful.
II. DIVISION COMES IN THE CHURCH WHEN WE DO NOT ACCEPT OUR DIFFERENT FUNCTIONS IN THE
BODY OF CHRIST.(4)
Exp: Many members, and not the same function.
Thank God we are not alike.
Ill: The eyes, arms,legs, feet, fingers...different functions, even though they
are part of the same body.
App: Accept each other! What you are contributes to the body of Christ.
There are no important members in a body of Christ-Each ...
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