The Church - Lesson two

How the Church is Structured
The Head
1. Ephesians 5:23
Yes – No   Is Jesus the head of the church?
    Yes – No   Is He the Savior of the Body?
    Yes - No    If Jesus is the Savior of the Body, do
                      you have to be of the body to be saved?

The Body
2. Ephesians 1:22-23
Yes - No    Is the body the Church?
    Yes - No    Is Jesus the head of the Church?

3. Ephesians 4:4-6
Yes - No   Is there more than one body (church)?
     If there is only one body and the body is the church,
     then how many churches did Jesus establish?

 4. 1 Corinthians 12:12-14, 27

     In this passage of Scripture, who made up the body?

 5. Acts 2:40-47
     Yes – No
Did Christ add the people to the church?

     Who was being added to the church?

The Church and the Role of Christ:

6. Ephesians 3:9-11
    Yes – No  Was the church planned by God from the

7. Colossians 1:18
     Yes – No
   Is Christ the head of the church?
     Yes – No   If this is true, must the church be in  
                        subjection to its head (Christ)?
     Yes – No   Is there any man on this earth that can be
                        head of the church?

  8. Acts 20:28
       Yes – No
   Did Jesus purchase the church with His own

  9. 1 Peter 1:18-19
       Yes – No
   Were the Christians that Peter was speaking
                          to, purchased by the blood of Christ?
       Yes – No   If one is purchased by the blood of Christ, is
                          that person part of Christ’s church?

10. Acts 11:26
       Yes – No
   Were the disciples called Christians in
                           the New Testament?
       Yes – No   Did these Christians belong to the
       Yes – No   If we follow New Testament scripture,
                          will it make us a Christian and nothing

11. Romans 16:16
       Yes – No   Do we read of the churches of Christ in
                          the Bible?

       Yes – No   Do we read of any approved
                          denomination in the Bible?

Elders and Deacons
13. Acts 14:23
es - No   Were there elders in every church? 

14. 1 Peter 5:1-2
Yes - No   Were elders to only oversee the flock among

15. Philippians 1:1
To whom did Paul address this letter to?

                    Christ the Head








16. 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Yes - No   Must elders and deacons meet the
                        qualifications of the Bible?

The Church Is Not:

17. Not a material building: Acts 17:24
      Yes – No   Does God dwell in temples made with

18. Not a social club: 1 Corinthians 11:17-22
      Yes – No
  Is physical nourishment and common
                         meals the responsibility of the church?

19. Not a denomination: Matthew 16:13-18
      Yes – No
  Did Jesus promise to only build His church,
                        not a church founded by man?

20. 1 Corinthians 1:10-13
      Yes – No
  Is denominationalism or wearing different
                        names approved by the Lord?
      Yes – No   Did Paul rebuke the Corinthians for
                         speaking different things religiously?




Lesson 2
The Pattern for the Church          


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