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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week 12: “The Church” cont:12/31/17

12/31/17  VII. Ordinances and Sacraments of the Church Questions: What are Ordinances and Sacraments in the Church? Is there a difference between Ordinances and Sacraments? Are the differences important? Why? In Protestantism, there are generally only two recognized ordinances: Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Some groups will also add foot-washing to this list. –Seventh-day Adventist, Pentecostal, […]

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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week 11 “The Church” cont: 12/24/17

12/24/17  Regional Federal Government: Synods and General Assemblies appoint pastors and determine doctrine Pros Clear Biblical base Plurality of Elders Interdependence of churches Cons May stifle local church initiative Local church may be forced to follow false doctrine imposed from above. Congregational Government: Ultimate authority for the church rests with the members themselves, ministry, budget, […]

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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week Ten “The Church” cont-12/17/17

12/17/17 The Purpose of the Church? Question: What do you think is the purpose of the church? General Worship God (Luke 4:8; John 4:23; Revelation 4:10) Study His Word (2 Timothy 2:15; 1 Corinthians 4:6) Pray (Acts 2:42) Love one another (John 13:35; Philippians 1:1-4) Help each other (Galatians 6:2) Partake of baptism and the Lord’s supper (Luke 22:19-20) […]

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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week Seven “The Church” cont. -11/26/17

11/26/17 Other Movements During the twentieth and twenty-first centuries we have seen a large growth in movement-based Christianity. The popularity of ecumenism in this postmodern environment has led many to cross denominational boundaries and establish trans-denominational movements that are very popular. Evangelicalism: Question: What do you know about Evangelicalism? The Evangelical movement began in the […]

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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week Two “The Church” cont. -10/08/17

10/8/17  Question: What is the name given by theologians for the study of the church? Ecclesiology The roots of the word ecclesiology come from the combination of two Greek words: ἐκκλησίᾱ,  meaning ‘called out ones’ ‘local gathering’ or ‘church’ λογία,  meaning “words”, “knowledge” Put together ecclesiology is the study of the church. Question: For arguments sake, let’s say […]

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Adult Bible B.LA.S.T. Week One “The Church”-10/01/17

A Study of the Church and Christian Denominations 2017-2018 Calvary Baptist Church Adult Bible Blast Pastor Bob – Leader   A Study of Christian Denominations 2017-18 Calvary Baptist Church Adult Bible Blast    Sources Used/Referenced/Adapted  Internet based sermons, papers, blogs, studies: William Barclay, John Stott, H. Spurgeon, W. Temple, C. John Weborg, Melanie Y. Clark, James Davis […]

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Revelation: Week 72-11/20/16

Revelation 22:18-19   I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book, and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of […]

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