Presentation on theme: "Why I Am A Member Of The church of Christ"— Presentation transcript:
1Why I Am A Member Of The church of Christ It Was Founded At The Right TimeProphecy:Isaiah 2:2-4Micah 4:1-2Daniel 2:44Fulfillment:Acts 2:5Acts 2:5, 9-11Acts 2:47The churches of men …Catholic – 606 A.D.Baptist – 1639 (U.S.)AdventistPentecostal
2Why I Am A Member Of The church of Christ It Has The Right Head/FounderJesus Christ!Ephesians 1:22-23; Colossians 1:18Matthew 16:18Head Quarters is in Heaven!(Not: Cleveland, TN; Salt Lake City; Rome)Matthew 28:18
3Why I Am A Member Of The church of Christ Its Members Are Called By The Right NameProphecy:Isaiah 56:5Isaiah 62:2Isaiah 65:15Fulfillment:Acts 11:26Acts 26:28I Peter 4:16This is the name ordained of God. We do not wear man’s name!
4Why I Am A Member Of The church of Christ It Describes Preachers In Right Terms“Servant” (Rom. 1:1; Titus 1:1)“Preacher” (I Tim. 2:7; II Tim. 1:11)“Evangelist” (II Tim. 4:5; Eph. 4:11)Incorrect Terms:“Reverend” (Ps. 111:9)“Pastor” (Eph. 4:11)“Father” (Matt. 23:8-10)
5Why I Am A Member Of The church of Christ It Has The Right WorshipSinging (Eph. 5:19; Col. 3:16)Prayers (Acts 2:42; I Thess. 5:17)Preaching (Acts 2:42; Acts 20:7)Lord’s Supper (Acts 2:42; Acts 20:7)Giving (I Cor. 16:1-2; II Cor. 9:7)Anything more is too much, anything less is not enough!
6Why I Am A Member Of The church of Christ It Has The Right OrganizationWhen Christians in one location agree to work/worship together, they form a local congregation …Philippians 1:1I Timothy 3:1-7, 8-13; Titus 1:5-9A local church is autonomous.Titus 1:5
7Why I Am A Member Of The church of Christ It Teaches The Right Plan Of SalvationHear (Acts 2:22; Rom. 10:17)Believe (Heb. 11:6; Jn. 8:24)Repent (Acts 17:30; II Pet. 3:9)Confess (Rom. 10:10; Acts 8:37)Baptized (Acts 22:16; Mk. 16:16)
8“What Must I Do To Be Saved?” Hear The Gospel (Rom. 10:17)Believe In Christ (Jn. 8:24)Repent Of Sins (Lk.13:3)Confess Christ (Rom. 10:10)Be Baptized (I Pet. 3:21)For The Erring Child:Repent (Acts 8:22), Confess (I Jn. 1:9),Pray (Acts 8:22)