The following verses describe the church as a family: Ephesians 3:14, 15, Galatians 6:10, Romans 16:1, 1 Peter 5:12, 2 Corinthians 6:15-17, Romans 12:10-15, 1 Timothy 5:1-2, Mark 3:31-35, Galatians 3:26-4:7, 1 John 3:1-3, 1 John 5:1, 1 Peter 2:17, Ephesians 2:18-19, Hebrews 13:1-3.
What positive thoughts come to mind when you think about the word family?
How do your answers in the previous question have a spiritual fulfillment in the church? How do 1 Timothy 5:1-2 and Romans 12:10-15 picture the church having true family relationships?
What contrast do you see between the Old Covenant people of God and Christians in Galatians 3:26-4:7?
What lesson does Jesus teach in Mark 3:31-35 about our physical and spiritual family?
What is the most meaningful application to you when you think about the church as a family?
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