Highland Hills Church of Christ

                        The Church of Christ in Highland Hills
                                        FACTS THAT MATTER + Personal Test 4

IT’S UNITY -- UNDENOMINATIONAL

The savior prayed for it                           Jno. 17:20-21

The apostles pleaded for it                       1 Cor. 1:10

The apostles present the plan of it:          Eph. 4:4-6  

ONE body---unity in organism (parts)     Rom. 12:4- 5, 1 Cor.12-12-27

ONE Sprint—unity of life                        1 Cor. 1:10; Gal. 5:22-24

ONE hope---unity in trust                        1 Thess. 4:4:13-18, 1 Pet. 1: 3-4

ONE Lord—unity in authority                 1 Cor. 8:5-6ff

ONE faith—unity in message                   Gal.1:6-13

ONE baptism—unity in practice

As regards to subjects –believers            Acts 8:12

As regards to action—a burial                Col.2:12; Rom. 6:4

As regards to design—salvation              1 Pet. 3:21

ONE God – unity in worship                   1 Cor. 8:5

The faithful perpetuate it                         Eph. 4:1-3

IS YOUR CHURCH A DENOMINATION?


 
IT’S MESSAGE—THE GOSPEL

Facts to believe:

Death of Christ                      1 Cor.15: 1-3

Burial of Christ                      1 Cor. 15:4

Resurrection of Christ and its evidence 1 Cor.15:4-9


Commands to obey:

Believe in Christ                   Mk. 16:16; Acts 16:31

Repent of sins                         Acts 17::31, 3:19

Be baptized                             Mk. 16:16; Acts 2:38; 1Pet. 3:21

Remain faithful                        Rev.2:10

Promises to enjoy:

Remission of sins                              Acts 2:38; 3:19

Communion of the Holy Spirit                2 Cor. 13:14

Eternal life                                                 Rev. 2:10; 22:14

DOES YOUR CHURCH PREACH THE PURE GOSPEL?

IT’S GOVERNMENT --- AN ABSOLUTE MONARCY

In heaven is its head            Eph. 1:19-24; 4:8-10

From heaven came its law    Eph.1\:22; 4:11-16, Rom. 8:2

Under heaven it serves          Eph. 5:23-24

Toward heaven it worships   Jhn. 4:24; Acts 12:5

IS THE GOVERNMENT OF YOUR CHURCH FOR HEAVEN OR MEN?

 IT’S LIFE --- DEVOTION

To the word of Christ

As the eternal word     Matt.24:35; 1Pet.1:25

As the inspired word        2Tim 3:16; 1Cor. 2:13           

As the life giving word     Matt.4:4

As the infallible word       Palms 119:160

As the saving word           Jas. 1:21

As the complete word       2 Tim. 3:16-17

As the sufficient word       2 Tim. 3: 16-17

As the powerful word       Heb. 4:12; Rom. 1:16

As the comforting word    1Thess. 4:14-18

To the example of Christ                  1Pet. 2:21

Towards His family                               Lk. 2:51; Jhn. 19:26-27

Towards His heavenly Father              Jhn. 5:30, 6:38, 8:29, Lk. 22:42

Towards civil government                    Matt. 22: 15-22

Towards His enemies                            Matt. 5:43-48; Lk. 23:34

Towards lost men                                  Matt. 18:11

Toward the church itself                       Eph. 5:23

IS YOUR CHURCH DEVOTED TO THE WORD AND EXAMPLE OF CHRIST

 

 

 

 

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