Basic Bible References

                                                By John M. Hurt


APOSTASY 

A child of God can "Die" - Romans 8:12-13, Revelation 3:1-5, Also can be "Disinherited".  Numbers 14:11-12.  See also James 5:19-20, 1 Timothy 4:1-3, Galatians 5:4.  1 Corinthians 10:12 & 9:27, 2 Timothy 2:17-18, Hebrews 10:26-30, Matthew 13:40-42, Galatians 6:7-8, Ezekiel 18:24, Eternal life already given like, Joshua 6:1-2.


ATTENDANCE


Hebrews 10:25-26 (and Isaiah 54:7), Matthew 6:33, Titus 3:1, Psalms 122:1.


AUTHORITY


2 Timothy 3:16, Deuteronomy 18:20, Revelation 22:18-19, Deuteronomy 4:2, Numbers 24:12-13, Luke 16:15, Proverbs 14:12.  The final revelation - Galatians 1:8-9, John 16:13, 2 Peter 1:3.


BAPTISM


Purpose:  Acts 2:38, Mark 16:15-16, Acts 22:16, 1 Peter 3:20-21, Acts 10:48, John 3:5, Luke 7:30.  Read 2 Corinthians 5:17 with Galatians 3:27.

Action:
  Romans 6:3-5, Acts 8:36-37, Mark 1:9-10, John 3:23.

Candidates: 
 Those taught - Matthew 28:19, (See also Isaiah 28:9), Believers - Mark 16:15-16,, Acts 8:36-37,  Must repent - Acts 2:38,  Must confess faith - Acts 8:36-38, Matthew 10:32-33

Infants Not Need: 
 Matthew 18:3, Mark 10:13-15, Ezekiel 18:20, Romans 14:12.

Holy Spirit Baptism:
  See "Holy Spirit" (Separate Listing).



BEING SAVED


Hear:  Romans 10:17, Matthew 7:24-27

Believe:  Hebrews 11:6, Mark 16:15-16, (Not faith only - James 2:24, John 12:42).

Repent:  Acts 2:38, 17:30, Luke 13:3

Confess:  Matthew 10:32-33, Acts 8:36-37

Be Baptized:  See "Baptism"

Remain Faithful:  Revelation 2:10 (See also "Obedience" & "Conversion"). 


CHURCH

Matthew 16-18, Ephesians 5:23-27, Acts 20:28.  The Church is the "Body of Christ," Ephesians 1:22-23, Colossians 1:18 & 24,  There is one body - Ephesians 4:4-6, 1 Corinthians 12:12-13, Colossians 3:15, "Churches of Christ" - Romans 16:16,  Saved "Added by the Lord" - not "Voted in," Acts 2:47. 2 John 1:9-10, Religious division is sinful - see "Division," Name - see "Name."


CONVERSION, EXAMPLES OF


1.  Pentecost - Acts 2:22 & 36-47

2
.  Samaria - Acts 8:4-13

3.  Ethiopian eunuch - Acts 8:26-39

4.  Paul (Saul) - Acts 9:1-20 & 22:6-16

5.  Cornelius - Acts 10:1-48 & 11:1-18

6.  Lydia - Acts 16:13-15

7.  Philippian jailer - Acts 16:23-34

8.  Corinthians - Acts 18:8


DIVISION

Sinful - 1 Corinthians 1:10-13, John 17:20-2.  Only one body - Ephesians 4:4 & 1:22-23.  1 Corinthians 12:13.  See "Church."  To support false teacher is sinful - 1 John 1:10-11, Isaiah 5:20, Proverbs 17:15.


DIVORCE


Matthew 19:8-9 & 5:31-32, 1 Corinthians 7:10-11, Luke 16:18, Romans 7:1-3, Mark 6:16-18, Ezra 10:1-3.


ELDERS & DEACONS


Titus 1:5-9, 1 Timothy 3:1-13 & 5:17, Acts 20:28, Hebrews 13:17.


ETERNAL PUNISHMENT

Matthew 25:41-46, Mark 9:43-48, Matthew 10:28, Luke 16:19-31, Matthew 13:40-42, Revelation 14:9-11 & 21:8, Punishment worse than death:  Matthew 18:6 & 26:24, Hebrews 10:28-29, Wicked raised for this - John 5:28-29, Acts 24:14-15, Daniel 12:2.  Wicked at future judgment:  Matthew 10:15, Luke 11:31-32.


FAITH ONLY


James 2:24 & 25, John 12:42.  See "Works" and "Obedience."


FALSE TEACHERS


2 Corinthians 11:13-15, 2 Timothy 4:2-4, 1 Timothy 4:1-3, Matthew 24:24, Acts 20:28-30, Galatians 1:7-9, Deuteronomy 18:21-22.  To Support is Sinful - 2 John 1:10-11.


GRACE


Justified by grace - Romans 3:23-24, But not by grace only - Titus 2:11 and Matthew 7:13-14.  See "Obedience."


HOLY SPIRIT


Member of Godhead - Matthew 28:19, 1 John 5:7-8,  "He" - John 16:13 & 14:16-17, Acts 8:29, Gave us God's word - 2 Peter 1:21, "Sword of Spirit" is "Word" - Ephesians 6:17, Holy Spirit baptism - Occurred twice

1.  On Pentecost - To give power to the apostles - Acts 1:8 & 2:1-4

2.  At Cornelius' house to show that gentiles accepted - Acts 11:15-18 & 15:7-8.

3.  Paul later wrote that there is now only "One Baptism" - Ephesians 4:4.

4.  Baptism in the name of Christ is water baptism - Acts 10:47-48 and Acts 2:38.  It is commanded of everyone - Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:16.



INSPIRATION


2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21, 1 Corinthians 14:37, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, Galatians 1:11-12, Matthew 10:19-20, Luke 1:68-70, Galatians 1:8-9.


JUDGMENT


Hebrews 9:27, Acts 17:30-31, Matthew 25:31-46, Luke 11:31-32, 2 Peter 2:9, 2 Corinthians 5:10-11.  See "Eternal Punishment."


KINGDOM


"At hand" - Matthew 3:2, To come in first century with "Power" - Mark 9:1, But "Power" to come with Holy Ghost - Acts 1:8, This happened on the day of Pentecost - Acts 2:1-4.  The Kingdom was in existence in Paul's day - Colossians 1:13.  It is the Church - Matthew 16:18-19.


LORD'S SUPPER


Matthew 26:26-28, 1 Corinthians 11:23-29, "Upon first day of the week" - Acts 20:7, Note: This is the same wording used for the weekly contribution - 1 Corinthians 16:1-2 and for the Sabbath - Exodus 20:8.


MUSIC

New Testament Church used only vocal music - Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16, Matthew 26:30.  It is sinful to add to or take from God's word - Revelation 22:18-19, Deuteronomy 4:2.  See "Authority."  Vain worship - Matthew 15:9.


NAME


Romans 16:16, Acts 4:12, Matthew 15:18, Philippians 2:9-10, Isaiah 62:2, Colossians 3:17.


OBEDIENCE

Matthew 7:21, Acts 10:34-35, 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9, John 14:15 & 23, 1 Peter 1:22-23, Hebrews 5:8-9, 1 John 2:4 &5:3, Romans 6:16, James 2:24.  See "Works."



OLD TESTAMENT (LAW)


For our learning - Romans 15:4, Changed - Hebrews 7:12 & 8:7, 8 & 13 & 10:9, Ephesians 2:13-15, Colossians 2:14, Ended at the death of Christ - Hebrews 9:15-17, Galatians 3:19 & 16 & 24-25, Galatians 5:4 & 18.  Sabbath to Jews - Deuteronomy 5:2-3 & 15.  Made known at Sinai - Nehemiah 9:13-14.


ONCE SAVED ALWAYS SAVED


See "Apostasy" and "Obedience."


SIN


What is sin? - 1 John 3:4, James 4:17.  "All have sinned" - Romans 3:23.  Sin is not inherited - Ezekiel 18:20, Matthew 18:3. Mark 10:13-15, Romans 14:12.


SINCERITY NOT ENOUGH


Paul was - Acts 23:1 & 26:9-11, 1 Timothy 1:12-16, Acts 7:58-60 & 11:13-14.  See also Proverbs 14:12, Luke 16:15, Isaiah 55:8-9.


WORKS


James 2:14-17, 19, 24, 26, John 12:42, Galatians 5:6, Acts 10:34-35, Matthew 7:21, Hebrews 5:9.

KIND OF WORKS

1.  Works of the flesh - Galatians 5:19-21

2.  Our own works - Acts 7:41, 2 Timothy 1:9

3.  Works of the law of Moses - Galatians 2:16

4.  Works of obedience - Acts 10:34-35, Luke 6:46, John 6:29.  See "Obedience."



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