Sermon Scripture: Matthew 18:15-20; 1 Corinthians 5
What is Church Discipline?
Two main types of discipline:
Think of discipline as the stake that helps the tree grow upright, the extra set of wheels on the bicycle, or the musician’s endless hours of practice. Without discipline, we won’t grow as God wants us to. With discipline, we will, by God’s grace, bear peaceful fruit of righteousness (Heb. 12:5-11).
When Should a Church Use Corrective Discipline?
Approaching church discipline:
Jesus has given us His _____________. (18:18)
Jesus has granted us His ____________. (18:19)
Jesus has guaranteed His ____________. (18:20)
The Purpose of Discipline- 1 Corinthians 5
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Josh Pilgrim, Pastor