BABES IN CHRIST

FOR NEW CONVERTS!

I Peter 2:2  "as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby"

Lessons designed to promote the first principles of the oracles of God!

"Written By: David Hicks                                   New King James Version

 

BABES IN CHRIST TRAINING SERIES

Church Government

Ephesians 3:10-11

 

Head

1st Corinthians 11:3

 

God

 

Supreme

1st Corinthians 15:24-27

 

 

 

 

 

Authority-All

Matthew 28:18

1.   Legislative

2.   Executive

3.   Judicial 

 

Christ

 

Head, King, lord, Master

 

 

 

 

 

Authority-Delegated

2 Corinthians 5:20 ; M atthew 16:18 -19 ; 18:18 ; 19:28

1.   Bind

2.   Loose

3.   Deliver Holy Spirit Mandates

 

Apostles

 

 

Ambassadors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Authority-Delegated

Acts 20:17 -32 ; Titus 1:5-7 ; 1 Peter 5:1-3 ; Hebrews 13:17 )

1.   Oversee

2.   Rule

3.   Superintend

 

Elders

 

Bishops, Pastors, Rulers, Stewards

(Local only)

 

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Evangelist

PREACH THE WORD

1 Timothy 4:1-3

NO AUTORITY

 

Deacon

SPECIAL SERVICE

1 Timothy 3:8-13

NO AUTHORITY

 

Member

FAITHFUL SERVICE

1 Corinthians 15:58; Ephesians 4:11-16

NO AUTHORITY

Definition of Terms

1. Elder, Presbyter (‘Presbuteros ') Acts 14:23; 1 Timothy 4:14; 5:17; 1 Peter 5:1
2. Bishop, Overseer, (‘Episcopo s') Acts 20:28; Titus 1:7; 1 Timothy 3:1, Philippians 1:1
3. Pastor, Shepherds, (‘Poimeen ') 1 Peter 2:25, 5:2; Ephesians 4:11
4. Ruler (‘Proistamenos ') Romans 12:8; 1 Thessalonians 5:12
5. Ruler (‘Hegoumenoi' ) Hebrews 13:17
6. Ensample (‘Tupos' ) 1 Peter 5:3
7. Steward (‘Oikonomos' ) Titus 1:7; 1 Corinthians 4:2

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8. Deacon (‘Diakonos' ) Philippians 1:1; 1 Timothy 3:8-13
9. Evangelist (‘Euaggelestes') Acts 21:8; 2 Timothy 4:5
10. Preacher (‘Kerux') Romans 10:14-15; 1 Timothy 2:7