If we remember that the church is not a building but a group of people organized under the Lordship of Christ and dedicated to the mission of Christ, we are ready to ask an important question: What does our Lord expect of us as His church, His bride?
The writer of Hebrews gives us a good place to start in finding the answer. In our text he exhorts his readers in three areas:
1) Confidence before God based on the cleansing work of Jesus
2) Tenacity in holding to the essential doctrines of God’s Word
3) Intentionality in being used of God in the lives of others to bring them to greater likeness to Christ.
Today we look at the 2nd great expectation Jesus has of us, His Church: Doctrinal Faithfulness