Part 5 - Christ's Kingdom, The Church

 

 

1. Christ Built Only One Church:

A. He Promised One: Mt. 16:18

B. Paul Taught One: Eph. 4:1-6, Col. 1:18

2. The Guide For Christ's Church:

A. One Mind: 1 Cor. 1:10-12

B. One Standard: 2 Tim. 3:16-17, 2 Pet. 1:3

C. Guided By God, Not Man: Jer. 10:23, Mt. 15:8-9

3. The Organization Of Christ's Church:

Christ The Head: Eph. 1:22-23

No Human Hierarchy: Mt. 20:25-27, Mt. 23:5-11

Philippi: Phil. 1:1

Elders Titus 1:5-9, 1 Pet. 5:1-3

Deacons: 1 Tim. 3:8-13

A. Universally: 1 Cor. 1:2

B. Locally: 1 Cor. 1:2

4. What Christ Named His Church:

A. A Family Name: Eph. 3:14-15

B. The Body Of Christ: 1 Cor. 12:27

C. The Church Of Christ: Rom. 16:16

D. The Church Of God: 2 Cor. 1:1

E. The Church Of The Firstborn: Heb. 12:23

5. Worship In Christ's Church:

A. Singing: Eph. 5:19, Col. 3:16

B. Prayer: 1 Cor. 14:15

C. Teaching: 1 Cor. 14:26-40

D. Communion: Acts 20:7, 1 Cor. 11:23-30

6. Contributing To Christ's Church:

A. Congregational Giving On Sunday: 1 Cor. 16:1-2

B. Generous Giving: 2 Cor. 9:6-7

7. Membership In Christ's Church:

A. Membership Is Important: Eph. 2:16

B. Become A Member By Being Saved: Acts 2:47