Dr. S. Lewis Johnson beings a lecture series on the study of the church. In his introduction, Dr. Johnson notes how church order is a relatively uncontroversial subject compared to other doctrines.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the Day of Pentecost and the unique formation of the church outside of the Hebrew traditions of assembly.
1 Timothy 1:16
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Paul's instructions about local church order for the purpose of defending the truth.
Acts 2:41 & 47
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson concludes his discussion of church leadership and moves into commentary on the ordinances the church of Christ are to follow, baptism and the Lord's supper.
1 Peter 2:5-9
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson explains the calling of each follower of Christ to be a priest in his service. Dr. Johnson provides additional comments on partaking the Lord's supper.
1 Corinthians 12:1-30
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives a concise exposition on spiritual gifts and their function in a specific congregation.
1 Corinthians 11, 12, 14
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on the weekly order of services and worship for a local church.
Matthew 18:15-20; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-16
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson concludes his lecture series on the operation of the local church with exposition on disclipine and restoration of a sinful brother.