Grace Bible Church of Hollister

The Importance of Proper Etiquette in the Church

“But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. ” – 1 Peter 2:9 Our scripture text: 1 Timothy 3:14-16 The Mystery of Godliness I...
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The Offices of the Church

“shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly ” – 1 Peter 5:2 Our scripture text: 1 Peter 5:1-5 Shepherd the Flock of God So I exhort the elders among you, as a...
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The Prayer of Faith

“And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him ” – 1 John 5:14-15 Our scripture text: James 5:7-18...
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Thinking Practically About Spiritual Gits

“Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it ” – 1 Corinthians 12:27 Our scripture text: 1 Corinthians 12:21-31 The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.” On the contrary, the parts of the...
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Essentials of Spiritual Gifts – Pt2

“Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them . . . . ” – Romans 12:6 Our scripture text: Romans 12:1-8 A Living Sacrifice: ​ I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and...
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Essentials of Spiritual Gifts

“Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them:” – Romans 12:6 Our scripture text: Romans 12:1-8 A Living Sacrifice: ​ I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to...
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Catalog of Spiritual Gifts

“And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry” – Ephesians 4:11 Our scripture text: Romans 12:5-8 For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so...
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Caution on Spiritual Gifts

“Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led.” – 1 Corinthians 12:1-2 Our scripture text: 1 Corinthians...
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Unity amid Diversity

“But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose” – 1 Corinthians 12:18 Our scripture text: 1 Corinthians 12:12-20 One Body with Many Members: For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one...
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Spiritually Gifted Leaders to the Church – Pt. 2

“And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers” – Ephesians 4:11   Our scripture text: Ephesians 4:7-16 But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift. Therefore it says, “When he ascended on high...
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