BASIC BIBLE REFERENCES

APOSTASY

A child of God can "Die" Romans 8:12-13, Revelation 3:1-5, Also can be "Disinherited" Numbers 14:11- 12.

See also James 5:19-20, 1 Timothy 4:1-3, Galatians 5:4, I Corinthians 10:12 & 9:27, II Timothy 2:17-18, Hebrews 3:12, 1 John 1:7-10, II Peter 3:17, Revelation 2:4-5, II Peter 2:20-21, Hebrews 10:26-30, Matthew 13:40-42, Galatians 6:7-8, Ezekiel 18:24,

Eternal life already given like, Joshua 6:1-2.

ATTENDANCE Hebrews 10:25-26 (and Isaiah 54:7), Matthew 6:33, Titus 3:1, Psalms 122:1
AUTHORITY OF THE BIBLE

II Timothy 3:16, Deuteronomy 18:20, Revelation 22:18-19, Deuteronomy 4:2, Numbers 24:12-13, Luke 16:15, Proverbs 14:12.

The final revelation - Galatians 1:8-9, John 16:13, II Peter 1:3.

BAPTISM

Purpose: Acts 2:38. Mark 16:15-16, Acts 22:16. I Peter 3:20-21. Acts 10:48, John 3:5, Luke 7:30.
Read II Corinthians 5:17 with Galatians 3:27.

Action: Romans 6:3-5, Acts 8:36- 38, Mark 1:9-10, John 3:23.

Candidates: Those taught - Matthew 28:19, See also Isaiah 28:9, Believers - Mark 16:15-16, Acts 8:36- 37, Must repent-Acts 2:38.
Must confess faith - Acts 8:36-38, Matthew 10:32-33.

Infants Not Need: Matthew 18:3, Mark 10:13-15, Ezekiel 18:20, Romans 14:12.

Holy Spirit Baptism: See "Holy Spirit" (Separate listing).

BEING SAVED

Hear: Romans 10:17. Matthew 7:24- 27

Believe: Hebrews 11:6. Mark 16: 15-16 (Not faith only-James 2:24, John 12:42)

Repent: Acts 2:38, 17:30, Luke 13:3 Confess: Matthew 10:32-33. Acts 8:36- 37

Be Baptized: See "Baptism"

Remain Faithful: Revelation 2:10 (See also “Obedience”. & “Conversion”).

CHURCH

Matthew 16:18, Ephesians 5:23-27, Acts 20:28.

The Church is the "Body of Christ," Ephesians 1:22-23, Colossians 1:18 & 24, There is one body - Ephesians 4:4-6,
I Corinthians 12:12-13, Colossians 3:15,
"Churches of Christ" - Romans 16:16,  - 
Saved "Added by the Lord" - not "Voted In, "Acts 2:47, II John 1:9-10, Religious division is sinful - see "Division," Name - see "Name."

CONVERSION, EXAMPLES OF

1. Pentecost - Acts 2:22 & 36-47        2. Samaria -  Acts 8:4-13       3. Ethiopian eunuch - Acts 8:26-39     4. Paul (Saul) - Acts 9:1-20 & 22:6-16     5. Cornelius - Acts 10:1-48 & 11:1-18  6. Lydia - Acts 16:13-15      7. Philippian jailer - Acts 16:23-34            8. Corinthians - Acts 18:8

DIVISION

Sinful    - I Corinthians 1:10-13, John 17:20-21.  -   Only one body - Ephesians 4:4 & 1:22-23, I Corinthians 12:13.

See "Church." To support false teacher is sinful – II John 1:10-11, Isaiah 5:20, Proverbs 17:15.

DIVORCE

Matthew 19:8-9 & 5:31-32, I Corinthians 7:10-11, Luke 16:18, Romans 7:1-3, Mark 6:16-18, Ezra 10:1-3.

ELDERS & DEACONS

 Titus 1:5-9, I Timothy 3:1-13 & 5:17, Acts 20:28, Hebrews 13:17.

ETERNAL PUNISHMENT

Matthew 25:41-46, Mark 9:43-48, Matthew 10:28, Luke 16:19-31, Matthew 13:40-42, Revelation 14:9-11 & 21:8,

Punishment worse than death: Matthew 18:6 & 26:24, Hebrews 10:28- 29, Wicked raised for this - John 5:28-29, Acts 24:14-15,
Daniel 12:2. Wicked at future judgment: Matthew 10:15, Luke 11:31-32.

FAITH ONLY

James 2:24 & 26, John 12:42. See "Works" and “Obedience.”

FALSE TEACHERS

II Corinthians 11:13-15, II Timothy 4:2-4, I Timothy 4:1-3, Matthew 24: 24, Acts 20:28-30, Galatians 1:7-9, Deuteronomy 18:21-22.  To Support is Sinful - II John 1:10-11.

GRACE

Justified by grace - Romans 3:23-24,  - But not by grace only - Titus 2:11 and Matthew 1:13-14. See “obedience.”

HOLY SPIRIT

Member of Godhead - Matthew 28: 19, I John 5:7-8, - "He" - John 16:13 & 14:16-17, Acts 8:29, Gave us God's word - II Peter 1:21,

"Sword of Spirit" is "Word" - Ephesians 6:17, Holy Spirit baptism - Occurred twice

(1). On Pentecost - To give power to the apostles - Acts 1:8 & 2:1-4.  (2) At Cornelius' house to show that gentiles accepted - Acts 11:15-18 & 15:7-8.

(3). Paul later wrote that there is now only "One Baptism" - Ephesians 4:4.  (4). Baptism in the name of Christ is water baptism - Acts 10:47-48 and Acts 2:38.

It is commanded of everyone - Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:16

INSPIRATION

II Timothy 3:16, II Peter 1:21, I Corinthians 14:37, I Thessalonians 2:13, Galatians 1:11-12, Matthew 10: 19-20, Luke 1:68-70, Galatians 1:8-9.

JUDGMENT

Hebrews 9:27, Acts 17:30-31, Matthew 25:31-46, Luke 11:31-32, II Peter 2:9, II Corinthians 5:10-11. See "Eternal Punishment."

KINGDOM

 "At hand" - Matthew 3:2, To come in first century with "Power" - Mark 9:1, - But "Power" to come with Holy Ghost - Acts 1:8, - This happened on the day of Pentecost - Acts 2:1-4.
The Kingdom was in existence in Paul's day - Colossians 1:13. It is the Church - Matthew 16:18-19.

LORD'S SUPPER

 Matthew 26:26-28, I Corinthians 11:23-29, "Upon first day of the week" - Acts 20:7,

Note: This is the same wording used for the weekly contribution – I Corinthians 16:1-2 and for the Sabbath - Exodus 20:8.

MUSIC

New Testament Church used only vocal music - Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16, Matthew 26:30. It is sinful to add to or take from God's word - Revelation 22:18-19, Deuteronomy 4:2. See "Authority." Vain worship - Matthew 15:9.

NAME

Romans 16:16, Acts 4:12, Matthew 16:18, Philippians 2:9-10, Isaiah 62:2, Colossians 3:17.

OBEDIENCE

Matthew 7:21, Acts 10:34-35, II Thessalonians 1:7-9, John 14:15 & 23, I Peter 1:22-23, Hebrews 5:8-9, I John 2:4 & 5:3, Romans 6:16, James 2:24. See "Works."

OLD TESTAMENT (LAW)

 For our learning - Romans 15:4. Changed - Hebrews 7:12 & 8:7, 8 & 13 & 10:9, Ephesians 2:13-15, Colossians 2:14, Ended at the death of Christ - Hebrews 9:15-17, Galatians 3:19 & 16 & 24-25, Galatians 5:4 & 18.  -  Sabbath to Jews - Deuteronomy 5:2-3 & 15. Made known at Sinai-Nehemiah 9:13-14.

ONCE SAVED ALWAYS SAVED

See "Apostasy" and “Obedience.”

SIN

What is sin? - I John 3:4, James 4:17. "All have sinned" - Romans 3:23.  -  Sin is not inherited - Ezekiel 18:20, Matthew 18:3, Mark 10:13-15, Romans 14:12.

SINCERITY NOT ENOUGH

Paul was - Acts 23:1 & 26:9-11, I Timothy 1:12-16, Acts 7:58-60 & 8:1.  -  Cornelius was - Acts 10:1-2 & 11:13- 14.

See also Proverbs 14:12, Luke 16:15, Isaiah 55:8-9.

WORKS

James 2:14-17, 19, 24, 26, John 12:42, Galatians 5:6, Acts 10:34-35, Matthew 7:21, Hebrews 5:9.

Kinds of Works

1. Works of the flesh - Galatians 5:19-21

2. Our own works - Acts 7:41, II Timothy 1:9

3. Works of the law of Moses - Galatians 2:16

4. Works of obedience - Acts 10:34- 35, Luke 6:46, John 6:29. See "Obedience."