This Is the Church Week 1 with Jessica Lamb

Episode 131 | This Is the Church | Released June 6, 2022 | Special guest: Jessica Lamb

This week, Raechel and Amanda kick off Week 1 of This Is the Church with She Reads Truth’s editorial director Jessica Lamb. As they lay the groundwork for understanding who and what the Church is, they explore different passages in Scripture that address what it means to be a community of believers. Tune in as they  talk about the person and work of Jesus and what it means to live out the gospel as the people of God.

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Open Your Bibles: (passages referenced in this episode)
CSB translation unless otherwise noted 

Day 1: John 17:20–26; Ephesians 4:1–6; Galatians 3:28; 1 Corinthians 1:10–13; 12:13; Philippians 2:1–4; Romans 15:5–6; Revelation 7:9–17
Day 2: 1 Peter 1:13–20; 2 Timothy 1:9; 1 John 1:5–10; 2:1–6; 3:7–10; Romans 8:29; Ephesians 5:1–17; Leviticus 20:26; Isaiah 26:2
Day 3: Isaiah 49:6; Ephesians 2:1–13; Matthew 16:13–18; Hebrews 8:6–13; 9:11–15; 1 Corinthians 3:11
Day 4: John 14:1–3; Titus 2:11–13; Matthew 25:1–13; 2 Peter 3:8–13; James 5:7–8; Psalm 130:5–6
Day 5: Romans 9:6–8; 9:14–26, 30–33; Hebrews 11:1–40; 2 Timothy 2:19; 1 Peter 2:9–10

Show Notes: 

“Christianity is not becoming a global religion. It has always been a global religion.” —Vince L. Bantu

(Jessica Lamb is quoting from and summarizing the work of Vince L. Bantu in this episode, particularly his book A Multitude of All Peoples.)

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