The Local Church Of Christ #2

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Information about The Local Church Of Christ #2

Published on February 3, 2009

Author: terrywbenton

Source: slideshare.net

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How did local churches form? How did they work and worship as a unit or team of disciples of Christ?

The Local Church of Christ #2 Corinth: An Example of Membership, Order, and Obligation

Designed For: Local Assembly For: Edification Discipline Corporate Work Corporate Assembled Worship An Identifiable "TEAM"

Local Assembly

For:

Edification

Discipline

Corporate Work

Corporate Assembled Worship

The Church at Corinth Had: Regular Meetings – 1 Cor.11:20,33 Responsibilities of Behavior or be withdrawn from - 5:1ff A Teaching System – 12-14 Had to have order within the assembly: Communicate understandably Communicate in limited turns Women keep silent

Had:

Regular Meetings – 1 Cor.11:20,33

Responsibilities of Behavior or be withdrawn from - 5:1ff

A Teaching System – 12-14

Had to have order within the assembly:

Communicate understandably

Communicate in limited turns

Women keep silent

The Church at Corinth Had: Power to appoint judges to settle matters of dispute – 1 Cor.6 Members versus non-members – 5:12; 12:25-27; 14:23 A Weekly Collection – 16:1-2 Autonomous Power to Approve and Send Their Own Messengers – 16:3,4

Had:

Power to appoint judges to settle matters of dispute – 1 Cor.6

Members versus non-members – 5:12; 12:25-27; 14:23

A Weekly Collection – 16:1-2

Autonomous Power to Approve and Send Their Own Messengers – 16:3,4

The Church at Corinth Had: Collective Will Collective Action Subjection to One Another Collective Entity Collective Edification Collective Discipline Collective Work & Worship

Had:

Collective Will

Collective Action

Subjection to One Another

Collective Entity

Collective Edification

Collective Discipline

Collective Work & Worship

A Specific Team Not a random assembly Not an “unstructured” team Not a “disorganized” team A team that came together for a greater purpose than: Town or National Government Secular Education Social, Community Welfare

Not a random assembly

Not an “unstructured” team

Not a “disorganized” team

A team that came together for a greater purpose than:

Town or National Government

Secular Education

Social, Community Welfare

God Is Counting On You To Put Kingdom Interests FIRST To Think of Your Brethren To Edify and Build Up The Church

To Put Kingdom Interests FIRST

To Think of Your Brethren

To Edify and Build Up The Church

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