The New Testament Church by Miles Seaborn

THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH
Dr. Miles Seaborn
Matthew 16:18

CHURCH - Ekklesia - "called out ones"

I. THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH IS A SAVED BODY

II. THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH IS A BAPTIZED BODY

III. THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH IS A LOCAL BODY

1. What is the meaning of the term "church?" -
Local assembly.
2. What about the 23 times the New Testament
uses the term "church" in other than the local
sense?
3. When will the universal church become a
reality?
4. Why do Baptists emphasize the local church?
5. What about the universal church?
6. What are the three basic views of the church?

IV. THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH IS A COMMISSIONED BODY

1. The local church is commissioned to preach
the gospel to all the world.
2. The local church is commissioned to
administer the ordinances.
3. The local church is commissioned to ordain
preachers and deacons.
4. The local church is commissioned to carry out
mission work.
5. The local church is commissioned to
discipline.

V. THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH IS A DEMOCRATIC BODY

1. A Baptist church has a voluntary membership.
2. A Baptist church has equal privileges for
all.
3. A Baptist church has se ...


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