Facts About the Church of Christ:

  1. Christ built the church (Matthew 16:18)

  2. Christ is the head of the Church (Ephesian 5:23)

  3. The Church is the house of God (I Timothy 3:15)

  4. Then Church is the body of Christ (Colossians 1:18)

  5. Christ bought the Church with His own blood (Acts 20:28)

  6. The Lord lover her (the Church) and gave Himself up for her (Ephesians 5:25)

  7. The Church must be in subjection to Christ (Ephesians 5:24)

  8. The purity of the Church must be maintained (Ephesians 5:27)

  9. The saved are in the Church, added to the Church by the Lord, at the point of obedience (Ephesians 5:23, Acts 2:47,41)

  10. One is immersed into the Church (I Corinthians 12:13)

  11. There is only one Church (Ephesians 4:4; I Corinthians 12:13)

  12. The Church is a part of God's eternal purpose (Ephesians 3:10,11)

In order to become a member of the Lord's Church and be saved one must:

  1. Hear God's Word: John 6:44-45; I Corinthians 1:21; Romans 10:17

  2. Believe: John 3:16-18, 8:24; Romans 1:16

  3. Repent of Sinning: Luke 13:13,5; Acts 2:38, 3:19, 17:30; I Peter 3:9

  4. Confess Christ as Lord: Romans 10:8-10, Philippians 2:11

  5. Be Baptized (Immersed) for the Forgiveness of Sins: Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38, 22:16; I Peter 3:20,21; Romans 6:1-8

  6. Be Faithful: Hebrews 4:11, 12:1,2; Revelation 2:10