Doctrine,  Spiritual gifts

Focus on the Church; the Body of Christ

If a Bible teacher or speaker was filled with love for our Lord and those who are members of His body, then he will be focused on the things that the Lord loves.  Jesus loves the church so much so that He gave His life for it.[1]  The Spirit-filled believer who is seeking to please the Lord Jesus is the one who has his focus on the souls of the lost and the Body of Christ.  There is little room for focus on self in the life of the Bible believer who is interested in the church and others.

[1] Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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