Identifying the One True Church

Text: Matthew 16:18 Origin – Matthew 16:18; Acts 2 Work – 1 Timothy 3:15; Ephesians 4:12 Assemblies – Acts 20:7; 1 Corinthians 16:1-2; 1 Corinthians 14:15,24,26,31 Organization – Philippians 1:1 Message – Acts 20:27; 1 Peter 4:11 Membership Requirements – Acts 9:26-27; 2 Thessalonians 3:6,14-15

Instrumental Music

Bible Authority – Matthew 28:18; Colossians 3:17 Authority for Singing – Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16; Hebrews 13:15; James 5:13; Acts 16:25; 1 Corinthians 14:15,26 No Authority for Instrumental Music No express statement like there is for singing – 1 Corinthians 14:15,26 No direct command like there is for singing – Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16 No […]

The Proper View of Worship

Text: John 4:19-24 As Something Special With a Prepared Heart With Gladness With Reverence Realizing that God is Worthy

The Unknown God

Text: Acts 17:22-31 He is the Creator (v. 24) He is Lord of Heaven and Earth (v. 24) Man is Dependent upon God (v. 25) He made Man (v. 26) He Instilled in Man a Desire to Worship (v. 27) Not Far from Each One of Us (v. 27) Truths about Him Evident to Non-Believers […]

Lord’s Supper

Institution – Matthew 26:26-29; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Significance – Hebrews 10:4-10; Ephesians 1:7 Practice Proper elements – Matthew 26:17,29 (unleavened bread & fruit of the vine) Proper time – Acts 20:7 (first day of the week) Proper place – 1 Corinthians 11:33 (in the assembly) Proper participants – 1 Corinthians 11:33 (Christians) Proper focus – […]

Walking by Faith

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:7 Some examples from Hebrews 11 Abel (v. 4) – offered a better sacrifice than Cain, not just attitude (1 John 3:12) Walking by faith, we will worship God according to what He has revealed Enoch (v. 5) – walked with God; in agreement with (believe) what God has said (Amos 3:3) […]

Worship that Pleases God

Text: John 4:20-24 What Did 1st Century Christians Do when They Assembled Together? – Acts 2:42; 11:26; 20:7; 1 Corinthians 11:20-33; 14:15,26; 16:1-2 How Are These Acts to be Done? Teaching – 1 Peter 4:11; Acts 20:27 Giving – 1 Corinthians 16:2; 2 Corinthians 9:7,13 Lord’s Supper – 1 Corinthians 11:23-28 Prayer – Matthew 6:9-13 […]