The Avenue Church
Identity Theft Week 11 - Growing Up in Christ Ephesians 4:11-16
We live in a time where there are countless voices telling us who we are and what we should be. The Book of Ephesians gives us a sure foundation to build our identity on who God says we are.
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A. The APEST Gifts

Apostle
Prophet
Evangelist
Pastor
Teacher
B. The Work of Church Leaders

-to equip God’s people to do his work
-build up the church, the body of Christ.
2. The Continuing Work of Growing

Unity in our Faith
Knowledge of Jesus
Mature in the Lord
Measuring up to the full and complete standard of Christ
B. Stable in Biblical Doctrine
E. Becoming More and More Like Jesus
4. Christ the Architect of the Body
Discussion Questions - Re-read our passage from this week (Ephesians 4:11-16) and then with your Growth Group, family, friends, etc. thoughtfully answer the following:

1. How has your faith been built up by the ministry of Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Shepherds & Teachers?

2. Where do you see the ministry of Apostles, Prophets and Evangelists happening today?

3. Do you see yourself functioning in one of the APEST giftings?

4. How have you seen your faith mature in the past few years?

5. How confident are you in the Bible’s teaching that you are not easily swayed?

6. Speaking truth in love is a key characteristic of a mature Jesus follower. What’s harder for you, speaking up for truth or maintaining a loving disposition?

7. The Church should be like an intricately designed machine, operating smoothly with each part functioning just like it should. What do you think is missing in our church that would help it run more smoothly?

8. What is your next step in following Jesus after this study?

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Identity Theft Week 11 - Growing Up in Christ Ephesians 4:11-16

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YYfr0sILpNjL37IqsAbmxTjYY5HrT8VoxnjohcIKQ8E/edit?usp=sharing