Church of Christ doctrine dilemma
Answering the Church of Christ New Testament pattern controversy by sharing the doctrine of justification by faith.
 
 
"Any time you have a (salvation) theology based upon God and man, you can never be absolutely sure of your salvation. Why? Because if my salvation depends upon both God and me -I might mess up."
John MacArthur- "Saved Beyond a Doubt"
 
 
A comparative study of evangelical Christianity and the Church of Christ doctrine of justification by faith: Are we saved by faith in Jesus Christ plus nothing or faith plus works?
 
 
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li How do Church of Christ beliefs compare with that of evangelicals/ Baptists?
li What is the doctrine of Justification by faith alone? How is it misunderstood by the Church of Christ? 
li What about James chapter 2 and "faith without works is dead"?
li What about baptism? Doesn't a person have to be "water" baptized in order to be saved? What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit?
 
Answers for those unfamiliar with the Church of Christ and the Stone/ Campbell movement:
We would like to express our appreciation to the following individuals and their respective ministries for their help, insight and faithfulness in proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ:
Dr. D. James Kennedy
Dr. J. Vernon McGee
Dr. R.C. Sproul
li Why are worship methodology issues such as non-instrumental music often so important to those in the Church of Christ?
li Are Church of Christ beliefs outside that of evangelical Christianity?
li Is the Church of Christ a good biblical church? Do all Church of Christ churches have a "faith plus works" salvation theology?
li What are some examples that help illustrate the doctrinal differences between the Church of Christ and evangelicals/ Baptists?
li What practical information may be helpful to know when sharing the gospel with those in the Church of Christ?

 

 
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