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WHICH CHURCH?

Introduction

1.     How many are there?

2.     Look in the Yellow Pages of any phone book.

 

What are the options?

1.     Some wrong methods

a.     Size of the church

b.     Nice building

c.     Good preacher

d.     My friend goes there

e.     It is closest to my house

f.      The social climate is good

2.     Some correct methods

a.     Ask for scripture for what they do

b.     Challenge everything taught or practiced

c.     Ask for Bible authority

3.     Some Observations

a.     Many confusing doctrines

                                                    i.     Trinity Jesus only Jehovah only

                                                   ii.     Sprinkle Pour Immersion

                                                 iii.     Organ Sing Rock band

                                                 iv.     Saturday Sunday Thursday

                                                  v.     Many plans of salvation

b.     All may be WRONG

                                                    i.     It is possible that the truth is in none of the above

c.     All can not be RIGHT

                                                    i.     1 Corinthians 1:10

                                                   ii.     Philippians 1:27

                                                 iii.     John 17:20-21

                                                 iv.     Ephesians 4:3-7

d.     Ecumenical Movement

                                                    i.     Attempt to ignore differences

                                                   ii.     Not solve them

 



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