BBC Lesson 26
The ORGANIZATION & GOVERNMENT of the CHURCH
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1. From your study of the New Testament, do you find any organization of any kind as OVER or BETWEEN the congregations of Christ on earth? If yes, cite the Scripture: *
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2. According to the New Testament, who is the HEAD of the church? *
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3. Under Jesus, does the New Testament authorize other officials over the congregations in the worldwide sense? If yes, cite proof: *
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4. Under Christ, list five terms describing various concepts authorized by the New Testament for the church universal: *
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5. List the passages of the New Testament authorizing the following officers in the church: pope, cardinal, archbishop, archdeacon: *
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6. In the event you cannot list any Scriptures authorizing the foregoing, please explain whether they are SCRIPTURAL or UNSCRIPTURAL: *
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7. Organizationally speaking, what is the largest unit of the church in the New Testament? *
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8. How many “offices” are listed in the New Testament for the local congregation? Name them: *
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9. When a church is organized as taught in the New Testament, list the officers it has: *
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10. When a congregation develops to the point it can appoint elders and deacons, which brethren have the rule? *
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11. List four other names meaning the same office as ELDER: *
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12. List three theories of church government, invented by man, now in use among so-called Christian churches, not taught in God’s Word: *
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13. How does the EPISCOPAL theory of church government differ from the teaching of the New Testament? *
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14. Is the PRESBYTERIAL form of church government, as practiced, the same as found in the New Testament? If not, point out the difference: *
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15. When a congregation develops to the point of having elders and deacons, are matters to be decided by CONGREGATIONAL vote? If not, then how? *
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16. Does the church still have APOSTLES and PROPHETS living today? Explain: *
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17. Define the word “evangelist”: *
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18. Do evangelists, preachers, ministers or teachers have an “OFFICE” in the church? Cite proof: *
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19. What function is performed by DEACONS? *
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20. In the New Testament, which is authorized? A plurality of bishops and deacons WITHIN A SINGLE CONGREGATION OR a plurality of CONGREGATIONS under A SINGLE BISHOP? *
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