The Things That Don’t Change

While many things in the church change, the doctrine, mission, ministries and Lord of the church – Jesus Christ – do not change. In part 2 of Who Stole My Church? Embracing Healthy Change in the Church, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Hebrews 13:8-21.

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Study Notes

Some Context First…

Understanding the Text

  • The Unchanging Jesus Christ (13:8)
  • Hold fast to right teaching (13:9)
  • Hold fast to Jesus (13:10-14)
  • Offer a sacrifice of praise and good works (13:15-16)
  • Obey your leaders (13:17)
  • Pray for others (13:18-19)
  • Benediction (13:20-21)

The Things That Don’t Change

  • The Lord of the Church – Jesus Christ
  • The Doctrine of the Church
  • The Mission of the Church
  • The Ministries of the Church

The Ministries of the Church

  • Worship
  • Instruction
  • Fellowship
  • Service
  • Evangelism
  • Prayer
  • Ordinances

Applying the Text

  • Understand, accept and embrace the need for change
  • Hold fast to the things that do not change