The Church - Lesson two
How the Church is Structured
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?
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
Yes – No Do we read of any approved
denomination in the Bible?
Elders and Deacons
Yes - 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?
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?
The Pattern for the Church