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Study of  the Lordís Church 

This Study is the vital link between a Sovereign God and His Gospel Message

 The True Origin

- Ephesians 3: 1-9

 

    1.   In the mind of God          

             A.   Before the beginning                                 - Acts 15:18

                    1. Foreknowledge

                    2. Omniscience          

              B.   Involves His single eternal purpose           - Ephesians 3:11

                    1. Sovereignty

                    2. Eternal Decrees

    2.   In Prophecy      

             A. Prophet Isaiah                                             - Isaiah 40

                 1. Preparation for His people

                 2. Provides Comfort

             B. Forerunner John the Baptist                        - Matthew 3

                 1. Prepares the way

                 2. Ready to Build

     3.   Members are Equal

              A.   Gentiles no more                             - Ephesians 2:11-22
                                                                                     (vs. 19)

                    1. New name- Israel

                    2. Drawn near by the blood

             B.   Not a problem with God Ė Same                  - Galatians 3:28

                    1. Sovereign

                    2. Omnipotent 

     4.   Instituted in His ministry

              A.   Upon this Rock                                      - Matthew 16:13

                    1. Obedient

                    2. His will

             B.   Not Peter but Christ                                     - Psalms 127:1

                    1. Petros

                    2. Petra

 Note: Peter = Petros = small fragment

            Rock = Petra = large boulder

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Part 2-The Lord's Church



Study of  the Lordís Church

 This Study is the vital truth between right way and wrong way

 

Nature of the Lordís Church

 

     1. God owns it

           A. Sets some in it                                  - 1 Corinthians 12:28

               1. Apostles

               2. Prophets & Teachers

          B. Every Joint supplieth                          - Ephesians 4: 15-16

              1. Truth in Love

              2. All Edifying

      2. God made it

           A. Local & Visible                                  - Hebrews 10:25

               1. With an Address

               2. You may visit

          B. Instructs it                                            - Matthew 18:17

              1. Through Sprit

              2. Through the Word

      3. God leads it 

           A. One Direction                                      -Acts 2:46

               1. In Truth

               2. Same old (2000 yrs.) Instruction

          B. One Spirit                                              - Ephesians 4: 3-6

               1. Holy

               2. Personal       

      4. Church of God is Distinct

           A. Family of God                                        - Ephesians 3:14

               1. All Elect

               2. Blood bought

          B. Kingdom of God                                        - Colossians 1:12

               1. Origin

               2. Expanding

 Note: The Holy Spirit works locally and personally

 

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Part 3-The Lord's Church


Study of  the Lordís Church

 

This Study is the History of the Lordís Church

 

The Historical Landmarks

 Job 24-2 / Proverbs 22:28

 

 

     1. Qualifications                         - Matthew 16:18 / Matthew 3: 3-5

           A. Right Founder

                1. Christ Jesus

                2. Godí s Son         

            B. Right Time

                1. 33 AD

                2. Last Time

            C. Right Place

                1. Palestine

                2. Future Blessings

            D. Right Material

                1. Believers only

                2. Add by God                     

      2. Ordinances

            A. Baptism                            - John 1:33

                1. Johnsí

                2. In Water

           B. Lordís Supper                     - Luke 22:19

               1. Closed

               2. Grape Juice & Unleavened Bread

       3. Instructions

           A. New Testament Law           - Matthew 28:20

               1. Legal & Binding

               2. God spoken

           B. Entrusted                             - 1 Timothy 1: 7-11

               1. Baptist only

               2. Not ashamed

           C. Right Doctrine                      - Acts 2:42

               1. Baptist doctrine

               2. Rightly Divided

 4. Offices or Leadership

            A. Pastors                                 - Acts 6:1-6

                1. Called by God

                2. Qualified

           B. Deacons                                 - 1 Timothy 3:8

                1. Called by church

                2. Qualified

 Note: Ready to answer the question. Why are you Baptist?     1 Peter 3:15

 

 

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Part 4-The Lord's Church


Study of  the Lordís Church


This Study is the Message & Desire of the Lordís Church

(Gospel Message and Baptist Commission)

  

The Gospel Message

 

 

      1. Only One Gospel                                   - 1 Corinthians 15: 1-3

             A. Born Again                                     - John 3:3

                 1. Preaching

                 2. Spirit Quickening

            B Eternal Security                                 - John 3: 16

                1. Paid by Christ Blood              

                2. Promised by Christ   

       2. Results Observed                         - Acts 18:8 / Matthew 12: 41

            A. Repentance

                1. Gift of God

                2. Delivered by Spirit

           B. Belief

                1. Gift of God

                2. Delivered by Spirit

           C. Baptism

                1. Command of God

                2. Delivered by a baptist church  

       3. Results Worked For (Bride)                     - Rev 19: 7-8

            A. Rewards

                1. Promised

                2. Through faithful obedience

           B. Crowns

                1. Promised

                2. Through faithful obedience

  

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Part 5-The Lord's Church



Study of  the Lordís Church

 

This Study is the vital instruction to the administrative office

 

Teach to Observe in Order

Matthew 21:23

Matthew 28:28

 

 

 1.     Baptism                                                   - John 1:33

         A.  All Authority

             1. Man sent from God Ė Heaven authority

             2. Manís name John the Baptist- Earthly authority

         B. One Baptism

             1. Immersion in water

             2. Not alien Baptism

        C. Errors

            1. Baptismal regeneration

            2. Infant (young child)

        D. Whatís proper?

             1. Candidate (Saved)

             2. Mode (Immersion)

             3. Design (Death, Burial, Resurrection)

             4. Authority (Lordís N.T. Baptist Church)

 

 Note: There are no non-essentials in heaven

 

Note: All other modified ordinances will be rejected on earth and heaven

 

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