Psalm 92:12-13 The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Those who are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish…
We all need a place to belong.
We cannot have a healthy life if we do not belong to a healthy environment.
The Church is not something we go to, but something we belong to.
1 Timothy 3:14-15 Although I hope I can come to you soon, I am writing these things to you now. Then, even if I am delayed, you will know how to live in the family of God. That family is the church of the living God, the support and foundation of the truth.
Ephesians 2:19 So now you Gentiles are no longer strangers and foreigners. You are citizens along with all of God’s holy people. You are members of God’s family.
Two ways we flourish when we are planted in church:
- When I’m planted in God’s family I discover my true identity.
- When I’m planted in God’s Body I find my unique value.
1 Corinthians 12:27; Romans 12:4-5
John 14:6 Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.