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One Pastor and Church Government (Part 5) - Addressing Multiple Elder Verses

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54:38 minutes (16.48 MB)

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One Pastor and Church Government (Part 4) - Biblical Examples:Timothy, Titus, Churches of Asia

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57:12 minutes (17.34 MB)

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One Pastor and Church Government (Part 3) - Biblical Examples: Jesus and James

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64:03 minutes (19.39 MB)

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One Pastor and Church Government (Part 2) - The Duties of a Pastor; Deacons, Apostles, and Prophets

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84:37 minutes (25.55 MB)

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One Pastor and Church Government (Part 1) - Different Names for the Office of a Pastor

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63:35 minutes (19.18 MB)

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Independent Churches - A Biblical Defense (Part 2) - Pastors Shouldn't be Busybodies in Other Churches

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81:17 minutes (24.56 MB)

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Independent Churches - A Biblical Defense (Part 1) - Associations and Denominations are Unbiblical

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92:20 minutes (27.94 MB)

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The Form of the House (Eze 43:10-12)

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65:19 minutes (19.68 MB)


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The Form of the House - Eze 43:10-12

I. The prophet Ezekiel was told by God to show the house of God to Israel (Eze 43:10-11).
1. The purpose God gave for showing them the house was so "they may be ashamed of their iniquities" (v. 10).

How to Start a Non-501c3 Church - The Constitution of the Excelsior Springs Church

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77:31 minutes (14.73 MB)


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Making Things Work

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86:55 minutes (16.67 MB)

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Making Things Work

I. The church is building project.
1. Saints are told to be "building up yourselves on your most holy faith" (Jud 1:20).
2. Building up ourselves is contrasted with those who "separate themselves" (Jud 1:19).
3. The church is the body of Christ to which God has given a pastor to edify it (Eph 4:11-12).

Baptist Church History (Part 7) - Anabaptists; Welsh Baptists; American Baptists; Primitive Baptists; Minneapolis Church

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79:24 minutes (17.16 MB)

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11. The Anabaptists (3rd - 16th Century)
A. The Anabaptists as a named group arose in the early 1500s in Germany.
i. The term Anabaptist means one who re-baptizes.

Baptist Church History (Part 6) - Petrobrussians; Henricians; Arnoldists; Waldenses

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64:12 minutes (13.82 MB)

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8. The Petrobrussians and Henricians (12th Century)
A. The Petrobrussians were named after their famous leader Peter de Bruys. They appeared in southern France in the early 12th century and numbered in the hundreds of thousands. After he was martyred, Peter was succeeded by a preacher named Henry, from which the name Henricians comes.

Baptist Church History (Part 5) - Paulicians; Albigenses; Paterines; Catharists

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60:07 minutes (12.85 MB)

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5. The Paulicians (7th - 11th Centuries)
A. The Paulicians were a continuation of the Donatists and were found in Armenia and the eastern Byzantine Empire, and even as far west as Rome and France.

Baptist Church History (Part 4) - 1st Century Churches; Montanists; Novatians; Donatists

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72:36 minutes (15.77 MB)

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X. The lineage of true Baptist churches from the 1st to the 21st century
1. The first century churches
A. John the Baptist was the first Baptist (Mat 3:1).
i. John opened up the New Testament church era (Luk 16:16).

Baptist Church History (Part 3) - Errors in True Churches; Catholics and Protestants not God's Church; Baptists not Protestants

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73:34 minutes (15.75 MB)

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V. Error in a church doesn't necessarily preclude a church from being a true church.
1. Consider some of the serious errors that were found in churches in the NT:
A. Lack of discipline in the church at Corinth (1Co 5:1-2).
B. Works-based salvation in the Galatian churches (Gal 1:6, 3:1-3; 5:1-4), and in the church at Jerusalem (Act 15:1).

Baptist Church History (Part 2) - Baptist Distinctives

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86:36 minutes (18.43 MB)

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IV. The marks of a true church of Jesus Christ -- things to look for when looking for the true church throughout history.
1. Christ is the head and founder of the church.
A. Christ is the founder of the true church (Mat 16:18).
B. Christ is the only head of the true church (Eph 5:23).
2. The Bible is the sole authority of the church.

Baptist Church History (Part 1) - God's Promise to Preserve His Church; Perpetuity of the Ministry

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57:54 minutes (12.51 MB)

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Table of Contents

I. The purpose of this study.
II. The promise by God to preserve His church
III. The perpetuity of the ministry is inseparably connected to the perpetuity of the church.
IV. The marks of a true church of Jesus Christ.
1. Christ is the head and founder of the church.

What it Means to be a Church

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103:18 minutes (22.37 MB)

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I. A church of Jesus Christ is more than just a group of people that meet together weekly to listen to a sermon.
1. A church is the body of Christ (1Co 12:27).
2. A church is the house of God (1Ti 3:15; 1Pe 2:5).
3. A church is the temple of God (1Co 3:16).
II. To be a church means being committed.
1. There is nothing more important in a Christian's life than to be in God's church.
A. A Christian should seek first the kingdom of God (Mat 6:33).

Communion (Part 5) - Origin of Transubstantiation; Eucharist in One Kind; Eucharist Worship

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56:43 minutes (12.17 MB)



Communion (Part 4) - Refuting Transubstantiation

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58:35 minutes (12.71 MB)




Communion (Part 3) - When, Where, Why, and How Communion is to be Observed

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63:14 minutes (13.66 MB)




Communion (Part 2) - Closed Communion

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63:21 minutes (13.62 MB)




Communion (Part 1) - What Communion Is; Proper Elements Used in Communion

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68:02 minutes (14.61 MB)



Pastoral Authority (Part 2)

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64:57 minutes (13.93 MB)

V. Pastors are supposed to teach, instruct, reprove, rebuke, exhort, and admonish their church members.
1. Reproofs of instruction are the way of life (Pro 6:23).
2. A primary job of a pastor is to reprove and rebuke (2Ti 4:2; 2Ti 3:16; Tit 2:15).
A. Reprove - 1. trans. To reject. 2. To express disapproval of (conduct, actions, beliefs, etc.); to censure, condemn. 3. To reprehend, rebuke, blame, chide, or find fault with (a person).

Pastoral Authority (Part 1)

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71:17 minutes (15.23 MB)

Pastoral Authority

I. Authority- 1. a. Power or right to enforce obedience; moral or legal supremacy; the right to command, or give an ultimate decision.

II. The derivation of pastoral authority.
1. All authority originates from God, and is given by God (Rom 13:1-2).
2. Power - II. As a person, body, or thing. 6. a. One who or that which is possessed of or exercises power, influence, or government; an influential or governing person, body, or thing; in early use, one in authority, a ruler, governor.

Why We Are Not Primitive Baptists (Part 3) - Pagan Holidays (Christmas, Easter, Halloween)

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74:32 minutes (15.42 MB)

VIII. Pagan holidays.
1. The pagan origin of Christmas.

Why We Are Not Primitive Baptists (Part 2) - Closed (Not Close) Communion

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49:40 minutes (10.27 MB)

VII. Interchurch communion.
1. Communion is a local church ordinance.
2. The apostle Paul dealt much with the issue of communion with the church at Corinth.
A. The first epistle to the Corinthians was addressed specifically "unto the church of God which is a Corinth" (1Co 1:2).
B. Paul tells them that "ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular" (1Co 12:27).
i. The body and members under consideration is the local church and the members of it (1Co 12:12-26).

Why We Are Not Primitive Baptists (Part 1) - Sonship of Christ; Church Autonomy (associations); Church Government

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66:48 minutes (13.82 MB)

Why We Are Not Primitive Baptists

I. The reason for this study.
1. Since the Minneapolis Church is an independent and autonomous church and not part of a denomination or an association, it is difficult in a few sentences to explain to someone "what kind of church" we are.
2. For that reason, we sometimes will tell inquirers that compared to modern denominations or associations, we are most similar to Primitive Baptists.

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