July 27, 2014
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Romans 8:26-39
Genesis 29:15-28
Psalm 105:1-11, 45b

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Together In Christ
Sermons and Prayers For the Christian Year


Erskine White



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We Americans are generally a religious people. According to a recent Gallup survey conducted nationwide, more than ninety percent of us believe in God. Eighty-four percent of us believe in the divinity of Jesus Christ as the Son of God. Two-thirds of us describe our religious faith as a personal commitment.

Yet that same survey also showed a gigantic gap in the American understanding of Christianity. Only half of the American people thought it is important to belong to a church. Seventy-five percent said it is possible to be a good Christian without going to church. In other words, most Americans think that in religion, we can separate believing from belonging.

This is clearly a pervasive and powerful fallacy in American Christianity, this belief in spiritual individualism. We've all heard people say it: "I don't have to go to church to worship God. I can worship God out here in nature, or on the golf course! I can worship God by watching...

This sermon, Together In Christ, is based on Acts 2:40-47. This sermon relating to Acts 2:40-47 is excerpted from the book 'Together In Christ '. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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