Sermon Bible Study Guides

The Church – The Church’s Roles – August 30th, 2019


  1. Read 1 Corinthians 12:12–31
  2. How does Paul describe the church?
  3. How do we become part of the body of Christ?
  4. Why are the different parts of the body important?
  5. What does the metaphor of a body and it’s members teach us about the church?
  6. How should we live together as a church in light of this passage?


  1. Read 1 Timothy 3:8–13
  2. How does Paul describe deacons?
  3. How should they be appointed?
  4. How do deacons benefit from serving the Lord?
  5. Who are the deacons of Covenant Hope Church?


  1. Read 1 Peter 5:1–5
  2. How are elders/shepherds/pastors exhorted by Peter in this passage?
  3. What should a pastors life look like?
  4. What should an elders motivation be?
  5. How should others relate to the elders and why?