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by John M. Hurt

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APOSTASY

A child of God can “Die”- Romans 8:12-13

Also can be “Disinherited” – Numbers 14:11-12

See also James 5:19-20, I Timothy 4:1-3, Galatians 5:4, I Corinthians 10:12 and 9:27, II Timothy 2:17-18, Hebrews 3:12, I John 1:7-10, II Peter 3:17, Revelation 2:4-5, II Peter 2:20-21, Hebrews 10:26-30, Matthew 13:40-42, Galatians 6:7-8, Ezekiel 18:24. Eternal life already given like; Joshua 6:1-2.

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ATTENDANCE

Hebrews 10:25-26 (and Isaiah 54:7), Matthew 6:33, Titus 3:1,Psalms 122:1

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AUTHORITY OF THE BIBLE

II Timothy 3:16, Deuteronomy 18:20, Revelation 22:18-19, Deuteronomy 4:2, Numbers 24:12-13, Luke 16:15, Proverbs 14:12. The final revelation — Galatians 1:8-9, John 16:13, II Peter 1:3.

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BAPTISM

PURPOSE:

Acts 2:38, Mark 16:15-16, Acts 22:16, I Peter 3:20-21,Acts 10:48, John 3:5, Luke 7:30. (Read II Corinthians 5:17 withGalatians 3:27)

ACTION:

Romans 6:3-5, Acts 8:36-38, Mark 1:9-10, John 3:23

CANDIDATES:

Those taught– Matthew 28:19, (See also Isaiah 28:9)

Believers– Mark 16:15-16, Acts 8:36-37

Must repent– Acts 2:38

Must confess faith– Acts 8:36-38, Matthew 10:32-33

INFANTS NOT NEED:

Matthew 18:3, Mark 10:13-15, Ezekiel 18:20, Romans 14:12

HOLY SPIRIT BAPTISM:

See “Holy Spirit”

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BEING SAVED

HEAR:

Romans 10:17, Matthew 7:24-27

BELIEVE:

Hebrews 11:6, Mark 16:15-16 (Not faith only–James 2:24,John 12:42)

REPENT:

Acts 2:38, 17:30, Luke 13:3

CONFESS:

Matthew 10:32-33, Acts 8:36-37

BE BAPTIZED:

See “Baptism”

REMAIN FAITHFUL:

Revelation 2:10 (See also “Obedience” & “Conversion”)

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CHURCH

Matthew 16:18, Ephesians 5:23-27, Acts 20:18. The Church is the “Body of Christ,” Ephesians 1:22-23, Colossians 1:18 & 24. There is one body — Ephesians 4:4-6, I Corinthians 12:12-13, Colossians 3:15. “Churches of Christ” — Romans 16:16. Saved “Added by the Lord” not “Voted in,” Acts 2:47, II John 1:9-10. Religious division is sinful — see “Division

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CONVERSION, EXAMPLES OF

1. Pentecost — Acts 2:22 & 36-47

2. Samaria — Acts 8:4-13

3. Ethiopian eunuch — Acts 8:26-39

4. Paul (Saul) — Acts 9:1-20 & 22:6-16

5. Cornelius — Acts 10:1-48 & 11:1-18

6. Lydia — Acts 16:13-15

7. Philippian jailer — Acts 16:23-34

8. Corinthians — Acts 18:8

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DIVISION

Sinful — I Corinthians 1:10-13, John 17:20-21

Only one body — Ephesians4:4 & 1:22-23, I Corinthians 12:13

See “Church.”

To support false teachersis sinful — II John 1:10-11, Isaiah 5:20, Proverbs 17:15

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DIVORCE

Matthew 19:8-9 & 5:31-32, I Corinthians 7:10-11, Luke 16:18, Romans 7:1-3, Mark 6:16-18, Ezra 10:1-3

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ELDERS & DEACONS

Titus 1:5-9, I Timothy 3:1-13 & 5-17, Acts 20:28, Hebrews 13:17

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ETERNAL PUNISHMENT

Matthew 25:41-46, Mark 9:43-48, Matthew 10:28,Luke 16:19-31, Matthew 13:40-42, Revelation 14:9-11 &21:8.

Punishment worse than death — Matthew 18:6 & 26:24,Hebrews 10:28-29.

Wicked raised for this– John 5:28-29,Acts 24: 14-15, Daniel 12:2

Wicked at future judgement– Matthew 10:15, Luke 11:31-32

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FAITH ONLY

James 2:24 & 26, John 12:42. See “Works” and “Obedience

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FALSE TEACHERS

II Corinthians 11:13-15, II Timothy 4:2-4, I Timothy 4:1-3,Matthew 24:24, Acts 20:28-30, Galatians 1:7-9, Deuteronomy 18:21-22. To support is sinful — II John 1: 10-11

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GRACE

Justified by grace — Romans 3:23-24

But not by grace only– Titus 2:11 andMatthew 7:13-14.

See “Obedience.”

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HOLY SPIRIT

Member of Godhead — Matthew 28:19, I John 5:7-8

“He” — John 16-13 &14:15-17, Acts 8:29

Gave us God’s Word — II Peter 1:21.

“Swordof Spirit” is “Word” — Ephesians 6:17

Holy Spirit baptism – Occurred twice:1. On Pentecost – To give power to the apostles – Acts 1:8 & 2:1-4 2. At Cornelius’ house to show that gentiles accepted – Acts 11:15-18& 15:7-8 3. Paul later wrote that there is now only “One Baptism” – Ephesians 4:4 4. Baptism in the name of Christ is water baptism – Acts 2:38. It iscommanded of everyone – Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:16

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INSPIRATION

II Timothy 3:16, II Peter 1:21, I Corinthians 14:37, I Thessalonians 2:13,Galatians 1:11-12, Matthew 10:19-20, Luke 1:68-70, Galatians 1:8-9

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JUDGEMENT

Hebrews 9:27, Acts 17:30-31, Matthew 25:31-46, Luke 11:31-32,II Peter 2:9, II Corinthians 5:10-11. See “Eternal Punishment

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KINGDOM

“At hand”- Matthew 3:2, To come in first century with “Power”- Mark 9:1, But“Power” to come with Holy Ghost – Acts 1:8. This happened on the day ofPentecost – Acts 2:1-4. The Kingdom was in existence in Paul’s day – Colossians 1:13. It is the Church – Matthew 16:18-19

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LORD’S SUPPER

Matthew 26:26-28, I Corinthians 11:23-29. “Upon the first day of theweek”- Acts 20:7, Note: This is the same wording used for theweekly contribution – I Corinthians 16:1-2 and for the Sabbath -Exodus 20:8

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MUSIC

New Testament Church used only vocal music – Ephesians 5:19, Colossians3:16, Matthew 26:30. It is sinful to add to or take from God’s Word – Revelation22:18-19, Deuteronomy 4:2. See “Authority” Vain worship – Matthew 15:9

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NAME

Romans 16:16, Acts 4:12, Matthew 16:18, Philippians 2:9-10, Isaiah 62:2, Colossians 3:17

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OBEDIENCE

Matthew 7:21, Acts 10:34-35, II Thessalonians 1:7-9, John 14:15 & 23, IPeter 1:22-23, Hebrews 5:8-9, I John 2:4 & 5:3, Romans 6:16,James 2:24. See “Works

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OLD TESTAMENT (LAW)

For our learning- Romans 15:4. Changed- Hebrews 7:12 &8:7, 8 & 13 & 10:9, Ephesians 2:13-15, Colossians 2:14

Ended atthe death of Christ- Hebrews 9:15-17, Galatians 3:19 & 16 & 24-25, Galatians 5:4 & 18

Sabbath to Jews – Deuteronomy 5:2-3 & 15

Made known at Sinai – Nehemiah 9:13-14

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ONCE SAVED-ALWAYS SAVED

See “Apostasy” and “Obedience

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SIN

What is sin? – I John 3:4, James 4:17

“All have sinned” – Romans 3:23

Sin is notinherited – Ezekiel 18:20, Matthew 18:3, Mark 10:13-15, Romans 14:12

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SINCERITY NOT ENOUGH

Paul was- Acts 23:1 & 26:9-11, I Timothy 1:12-16, Acts 7:58-60 & 8:1. Cornelius was- Acts 10:1-2 & 11:13-14

See also Proverbs 14:12, Luke 16:15, Isaiah 55:8-9

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WORKS

James 2:14-17,19, 24, 26, John 12:42, Galatians 5:6, Acts 10:34-35, Matthew 7:21, Hebrews 5:9

KINDS OF WORKS:

1. Works of the flesh- Galatians 5:19-21

2. Our own works- Acts 7:41, II Timothy 1:9

3. Works of the law of Moses- Galatians 2:16

4. Works of obedience- Acts 10:34-35, Luke 6:46, John 6:29

See “Obedience”

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