When people talk about churches that conversation is often limited to numbers, buildings, and financial resources. The things that people boast about when it comes to church often have nothing to do with God's plan for the Church. Yet the church is the bride of Christ and we should be preparing for His return in a way that brings Him Glory. What we care about and boast about when it comes to church should be consistent with His will. In today's passage we will be discussing what it means to be a church we can boast about.
I. Is more than just a good show. vs 12
II. Is passionate about God's will. vs 13
III. Is motivated by Christ's example. vs 14-15
IV. Is unimpressed by worldly attributes. vs 16