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The Two Churches of the New Testament 12.15.2019
« on: Sun Dec 15, 2019 - 09:44:00 »
Greetings to All:     First thread: The Two Gospels of the New Testament here.

This second thread is dedicated to discussing the differences between the Messianic Kingdom Church (Matt. 16:16-19, 18:17-18) of Prophecy AND Paul’s Grace "His Body" (Col. 1:24) Mystery Church (Eph. 5:32). Peter, John and James are heads of the Jewish-dominant Kingdom “Bride” (John 3:29) and Paul is the steward over the members of the Gentile-dominant “Body of Christ” (Eph. 4:12) under the “Dispensation of God’s Grace” (Eph. 3:2), that began on the Road to Damascus (Acts 9:15-16). Christ is addressing Church #1 (early and late rains = James 5:7) and the Apostle Paul is addressing Church #2 in the world today.
This is NOT our church for today and nobody has become a Kingdom Disciple under the “Gospel of the Kingdom” for almost 2000 Years. This church will become revived again under Elijah (diagram = where 'blue' begins) coming to restore all things (Matt. 17:10-11, Acts 3:21), as the "prophet" of Acts 3:22-23 to include the rebuilding of the "Tabernacle of David" (Acts 15:16-18).
I. Kingdom Bride Prophecy Church. (Matt. 16:16-19, 18:17-18).
1. Gathered through the “Gospel of the Kingdom” (Matt. 4:23, 9:35, Acts 8:12).
2. Lord betrothing the “Bride” (Jn 3:29) witnessed [seen] by the OT prophets. Hosea 2:19-20.
3. Church based in Jerusalem. Acts 8:1, Acts 11:22, Acts 15:4.
4. Destined to become a Kingdom of Priests (Ex. 19:6) “holy nation,” and “chosen race.” 1Peter 2:9.
5. Includes a Kingdom of God 'on earth AS IT IS in heaven.' Matthew 6:10.
6. Continues under Mosaic Law, until heaven and earth pass away. Matt. 5:17-19, James 2:10.
7. Kingdom Disciples are justified by WORKS and NOT by faith alone. James 2:24.
8. Kingdom Church started with John the Baptist. Mark 1:4-5, Matt. 3:1-6, Acts 1:5, Acts 19:1-3.
9. Kingdom Disciples received three baptisms (F+S+HS; Matt. 28:19). Acts 8:12-17, Acts 19:1-6.
10. Members of the bride DO NOT have eternal security, but must “endure to the end” (Matt. 24:13).
11. Kingdom disciples must believe AND be baptized in water. Mark 16:15-16, 1Peter 3:21.
12. This Kingdom church is addressed by Christ on earth, Peter, John and James “twelve tribes dispersed abroad” = James 1:1).
This is our Mystery Church of today described only in the Pauline Epistles. We shall be caught up to the Lord (1Thes. 4:17), when the 1000 Years “Day of the Lord” (1Thess 5:1-2) 'has come' (2Thes. 2:2) or 'begins.' Our "mystery" trumpet (1Cor. 15:52, 1Thes. 4:16) is sounding off 'behind' John in Revelation 1:10 to 'start' the 1000 Year Day of the Lord (in blue) running from Revelation 1 to Revelation 20.
II. Grace Body Mystery Church. Eph. 5:32, Col. 1:24.
1. Gathered through obedience to Paul’s “Word of the Cross” (1Cor. 1:18) gospel. 1Cor. 15:3-4.
2. Our Mystery Church was not seen by the OT Prophets. Eph 3:4-6, 9.
3. Grace Churches are all around the known world. Romans 1:8.
4. Destined to judge the world and the angels. 1Cor. 6:2-3 = diagram.
5. Our citizenship is in heaven. Phil. 3:20.
6. We are under grace and not under law. Romans 6:14, Col. 2:16-17, Gal. 3:23-27.
7. Our Church is justified by faith apart from works. Romans 4:4-6.
8. The Mystery Church started with Paul on the road to Damascus. Acts 9:15.
9. Brethren receive only “one baptism” (Eph. 4:5) by the Holy Spirit (Eph. 1:13-14, 4:30) Himself. 1Cor. 12:13.
10. Members of the body have eternal security “IN” Christ Jesus. Eph. 4:30, Col. 3:1-4.
11. The brethren are saved by believing the gospel (#2) without adding works. Romans 1:16-17, 1Cor. 1:21, Eph. 2:8-9.
12. This Mystery church addressed by the Apostle Paul ONLY in Scripture. 1Cor 14:37-38.
Only Church #2 is active today, as nobody has been added to the Kingdom Church (#1) for almost 2000 years. The 'Gospel of the Kingdom' (#1) has no power today, but Elijah will pick up the Holy Spirit baton and begin heralding 'that' gospel message to Israel ONLY like John the Baptist (Matt. 3:1-6) when he returns to restore all things. Do you see two different churches (Bride and Body) in the New Testament or just one? Good luck in the debate. Terral

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Re: The Two Churches of the New Testament 12.15.2019
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There is One Church ~ The Church may have many buildings and those who head them arguing with themselves ~ that's because we are stupid in the extreme ~ there is one Church and many churches ```