Identity

Church Muscularity

Church Muscularity
This message is about the one meeting of the church that establishes a church’s identity and muscularity. After years of great strengths in many areas of church life, John was burdened about growing weaknesses in many of the former indomitable strengths. The Lord took him to Psalm 89, where for 37 verses the faithfulness of God to David is extolled, but then its seeming failure lamented. Verse 40 stood out, “You have broken through all his walls, and reduced his strongholds to ruins.” From this the Lord spoke, and made clear that the great ‘strongholds’ we had enjoyed had been…