by Jason Dees

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The Purity of the Body - Church Discipline (4 of 6)
Series: This Is the Church
Jason Dees
Acts 5; 8; Matthew 18; 1 Corinthians 5:1- 13; Deuteronomy 21:18-21

What is the actual process of Church discipline why have we landed here? Biblical and practical framework.

The essence of Church discipline, Call to Repentance and restore the brother ,Purify the Body - protect the witness of Christ ,The Process of Church Discipline:

How does the Bible do it?
How do we do it?
The Benefit of Church Discipline
God disciplines the one's he loves.

Other texts:

Galatians 6:1
2 Thessalonians 3:6-15
1 Timothy 1:20
1 Timothy 5:19-20
Titus 3:9-11

Church Discipline Guidelines
Why Church Discipline?
Who should practice Church Discipline?
Church Discipline Process

The Purity of the Body: Church Discipline

Acts 5 and Acts 8

Our Scripture Reading for Today Comes from Hebrews 12:1-17

1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. 4 In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. 5 And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons?

''My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord,

nor be weary when reproved by him. 6 For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.''

7 It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? 8 If you are left without discipline, in which ...

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