Nor is it the institution of marriage, which seems to be moving in dishonorable and God-ignoring directions at every turn in our country.No this morning, I want to talk to you about Christ's love for His bride, the Church.As a pastor, I have a unique vantage point for this special moment.
I want to speak to you about His devotion and sacrifice for what is, for Him, the unrivaled passion of His heart.
And I want to argue that if the church means this much to Jesus, it ought to mean that much to you and me.
In the links to the right, you'll find the main ways that we encourage newcomers to connect with the people of CHBC, as we seek to live out the relational model of the New Testament church.
Scriptures: Ephesians -32In a few moments, we will take communion together, with Christ, remembering how we came to be His sons and daughters by faith, and recalibrating our lives to the incredible reality that we are loved by God.
You know there is a moment in every wedding when the bride walks down the aisle to her groom.