Date: October 6, 2019
Speaker: John Fonville
Scripture: Ephesians 4:7–4:13
Tags: sanctification, obedience, antinomianism, Visible Church, License, Union with Christ, Liturgy, Discipleship, pursuit of holiness, Cyprian, fourth commandment, law of God, sheep, Gospel Mystery of Sanctification, licentiousness, ordained ministers, ministry
Growth in obedience isn't a solo-effort. It takes a church to raise a Christian. Michael Horton notes that when the Apostle Paul, in Ephesians 4:7-13, speaks of becoming ‘mature in Christ," his first thought is of our being recipients of ‘the work of ministry’ Christ gave to His church.