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"What is their historical background?"
Members of churches of Christ are enthusiastic about this approach. With the Bible as our only guide we Adidas Original Los Angeles Core Black
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And that, incidentally, is why we wear his name. The term "church of Christ" is not used as a denominational designation, but rather as a descriptive term indicating that the church belongs to Christ.
Why not go back beyond denominationalism to the simplicity and purity of the first century church?
In the latter part of the 18th century, men of different denominations, studying independently of each other, in various parts of the world, began to ask:
We do not see this as arrogance, but the very opposite. We are saying that we do not have the right to ask for men allegiance to a human organization but only the right to call upon men to follow God blueprint.
Worldwide there are some 17,000 congregations of churches of Christ with close to 2 million individual members. There are small congregations, consisting of just a few members large ones made up of several thousand members.
The only answer, according to Dr. Kung, is to go back to the scriptures to see what the church was in its beginning, and then to recover in the twentieth century the essence of the original church. This is what churches of Christ are seeking to do.
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"What is their message?"
churches of Christ in every state in the United States and in 109 other countries.
They emphasized that going back to the Bible does not mean the establishment of another denomination, but rather a return to the original church.
seek to find what the original church was like and restore it exactly.
They taught that nothing should be required of people as acts of faith except that which is evident in the scriptures.
Why not plant the same seed (the Word of God, Luke 8:11), that first century Christians planted, and be Christians only, as they were?
Why not take the Bible alone and once again continue "steadfastly in the apostles teaching (Acts 2:42)?
The greatest concentration of numerical strength in churches of Christ is in the southern United States. There are Adidas Neo Shoes For Women
They were pleading with everyone to throw off denominationalism, to throw away human creeds, and to follow only the Bible.
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Dr. Hans Kung, a well known European theologian, published a book a few years ago entitled The Church. Dr. Kung lamented the fact that the established church has lost its way; has become burdened down with tradition; has failed to be what Christ planned it should be.
"How many members do they have?"
"How are they governed?"
For this reason, we are not interested in man made creeds, but simply in the New Testament pattern. We do not conceive of ourselves as being a denomination nor as Catholic, Protestant, or Jewish but simply as members of the church, which Jesus established, and for which he died.
"What do they believe about the Bible?"
How Many Members?
"How do they worship?"
Members of churches of Christ are a people of restoration spirit wanting to restore in our time the original New Testament church.
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