April 14, 2024

The Purpose of the Local Church

Passage: Ephesians 4:11-16
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  • Summary: In this lesson, we consider what Scriptures teach about the local church’s purpose being distinct from the universal church. Part of a series on biblical fundamentals.
  • Speaker: Bryant Bailles
  • Passage: Ephesians 4:11-16

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