whichchurchistherightone

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“Which church is the
right one?”
What does the Bible say?
• The world says whatever it wants!
What does the Bible say?
• The world says whatever it wants!
What does the Bible say?
• The world says whatever it wants!
• There is only one church/body of Christ!
– Ephesians 1.22-23; 4.4-6
What does the Bible say?
• The world says whatever it wants!
• There is only one church/body of Christ!
– Ephesians 1.22-23; 4.4-6
What does the Bible say?
• The world says whatever it wants!
• There is only one church/body of Christ!
– Ephesians 1.22-23; 4.4-6
What does the Bible say?
• The world says whatever it wants!
• There is only one church/body of Christ!
– Ephesians 1.22-23; 4.4-6
What does the Bible say?
• The world says whatever it wants!
• There is only one church/body of Christ!
– Ephesians 1.22-23; 4.4-6
How to identify the church
1. The “name” is a good place to begin.
– Not a denominational name.
– A scriptural name
• churches of Christ - Romans 16.16
• church of God -1 Corinthians 1.2
• churches of God - 1 Thessalonians 2.14
• Also body of Christ, kingdom of God, bride of
Christ, temple of God...
How to identify the church
1. The “name” is a good place to begin.
2. Examine the “gospel” being preached.
– Christ adds through the gospel
• 2 Thessalonians 2.14
• Acts 2.41,47
• Galatians 1.6-9
How to identify the church
1. The “name” is a good place to begin.
2. Examine the “gospel” being preached.
3. Compare the “practice” with NT pattern.
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The pattern of worship of the church
The pattern of the work of the church
The pattern of the organization of the church
Acts 2.42; 1 Corinthians 4.17; 16.1-2; Acts 20.7;
Revelation 2.1-7; 3.1-6
#1
Look to the Lord and be baptized
for the remission of your sins.
#1
Look to the Lord and be baptized
for the remission of your sins.
#2
Seek out the Lord’s church to work
and worship with.
#1
Look to the Lord and be baptized
for the remission of your sins.
#2
Seek out the Lord’s church to work
and worship with.
Will you come as we sing #?
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