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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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Verse of the Day

“so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.” — Ephesians 3:17-19 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.

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