The Lord of the Church and His Mission, part I
1. Knowing Jesus is a Gift of God. (Matthew 16:13-17, Matthew 23:8-10)
Matthew 23:8-10, But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ because you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers and sisters. Do not call anyone on earth your father, because you have one Father, who is in heaven. You are not to be called instructors either, because you have one Instructor, the Messiah.
2. The Gift of God is the Foundation of the Church! (Matthew 16:18)