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Restoration is

  1. 1. RESTORATION IS - - - Churches of Christ in America are the result of a movement to restore the New Testament church in our time. Is restoration possible? Was restoration of the church just a dream?
  2. 2. Restoration is - - - <ul><li>Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Seed is still present </li></ul><ul><li>Luke 8:11 &quot;Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. </li></ul><ul><li>Seed from Egyptian storage bins – still produce wheat </li></ul>
  3. 3. Restoration is - - - <ul><li>Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Desirable </li></ul><ul><li>For unity </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus prayed for it – John 17:20-21 </li></ul><ul><li>Paul commanded it – 1 Corinthians 1:10 </li></ul><ul><li>Ephesians 4:1-7 is the basis of unity </li></ul><ul><li>To eliminate confusion </li></ul>
  4. 4. Restoration is - - - <ul><li>Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Desirable </li></ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul><ul><li>It happened all around the world </li></ul><ul><li>By people from all backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>In different cultures, races, centuries </li></ul><ul><li>It continues to happen – Juan Monroy in Spain </li></ul>
  5. 5. Restoration is - - - <ul><li>Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Desirable </li></ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul><ul><li>Necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Of all the needs of our world there is one above all the rest - </li></ul><ul><li>WE MUST GET BACK TO THE BIBLE! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Restoration is - - - <ul><li>Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Desirable </li></ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul><ul><li>Necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Defensible </li></ul><ul><li>Makes sense </li></ul><ul><li>Logical </li></ul><ul><li>We can restore: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Baseball </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Old car </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Furniture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Historic building </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Restoration is - - - <ul><li>Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Desirable </li></ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul><ul><li>Necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Defensible </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical </li></ul><ul><li>2 Kings 22:8 Then Hilkiah the high priest said to Shaphan the scribe, &quot;I have found the Book of the Law in the house of the Lord.&quot; And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2 Kings 23:2-3 <ul><li>2 The king went up to the house of the Lord with all the men of Judah, and with him all the inhabitants of Jerusalem--the priests and the prophets and all the people, both small and great. And he read in their hearing all the words of the Book of the Covenant which had been found in the house of the Lord . 3 Then the king stood by a pillar and made a covenant before the Lord, to follow the Lord and to keep His commandments and His testimonies and His statutes, with all his heart and all his soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people took a stand for the covenant. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lessons to Learn <ul><li>The Bible is our ONLY authority </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lessons to Learn <ul><li>The Bible is our ONLY authority </li></ul><ul><li>NT church is the pattern for all time </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lessons to Learn <ul><li>The Bible is our ONLY authority </li></ul><ul><li>NT church is the pattern for all time </li></ul><ul><li>Reject what is excluded </li></ul>
  12. 12. Lessons to Learn <ul><li>The Bible is our ONLY authority </li></ul><ul><li>NT church is the pattern for all time </li></ul><ul><li>Reject what is excluded </li></ul><ul><li>Reject denominational ties, creeds, parties, sects, doctrines </li></ul>
  13. 13. Lessons to Learn <ul><li>The Bible is our ONLY authority </li></ul><ul><li>NT church is the pattern for all time </li></ul><ul><li>Reject what is excluded </li></ul><ul><li>Reject denominational ties, creeds, parties, sects, doctrines </li></ul><ul><li>Restore the doctrine (teachings of the NT) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Lessons to Learn <ul><li>The Bible is our ONLY authority </li></ul><ul><li>NT church is the pattern for all time </li></ul><ul><li>Reject what is excluded </li></ul><ul><li>Reject denominational ties, creeds, parties, sects, doctrines </li></ul><ul><li>Restore the doctrine (teachings of the NT) </li></ul><ul><li>Restore the spirit of the NT Christianity </li></ul>

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