Tuesday, December 1, 2015

17 POINTS OF THE TRUE CHURCH

1. Christ organized the Church
    -Eph. 4:11-14
2. The True Church must bear the name of Jesus Christ
    -Eph. 5:23
3. The True Church must have a foundation of Apostles and Prophets
    -Eph. 2:19-20
4. The True Church must have the same organization as Christs' Church
    -Eph. 4:11-14
5. The True Church must claim Divine Authority
    -Heb. 5:4-10
6. The True Church must have no paid ministry
    -Isa. 45:13 , 1 Peter 5:2
7. The True Church must baptize by immersion
    -Matt. 3:13-16
8. The True Church must bestow the Gift of the Holy Ghost by the laying on of hands
    Acts. 8:14-17
9. Must practice divine healing 
    -Mark 3:14-15
10. Must teach that God and Jesus Christ are separate and distinct individuals
     -John 17:11 , John 20:17
11. The True Church must claim revelation from God
     -Amos 3:7
12. The offices must be Called of God
     -Heb 5:4 , Exo. 28:1 , 40:13-16
13. God and Jesus Christ have bodies of flesh and bone 
     -Luke 24:36-39 , Acts 1:9-11
14. Must be a Missionary Church
     -Matt. 28:19-20
15. Must be a Restored Church
     -Acts 3:19-20
16. Practice Baptisms for the Dead
     -1 Cor. 15:16&29
17. By their fruits ye shall know them
     -Matt. 7:20 
18. Is spoken against
     -Acts 28:22

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