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JUST BEFORE JESUS ASCENDED into heaven, he gave his disciples clear instructions:
And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the
Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Mt 28:18-20
One of the primary purposes of the church is to carry the Gospel of Jesus to the lost. Paul summed up the basic facts of the Gospel:
Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
By which also ye
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1 Tim 4:16
The foundational doctrines of the church include the Deity of Jesus
Christ and the fact that He is the only way to salvation. Jesus said:
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Jn 14:6
In the midst of the church there are some individuals who do not follow the commands of Jesus.
Their presence within the church causes division. The Scriptures speak clearly about the proper
Should we Ignore their Secret Savior to Maintain Church Unity? response to those who would cause division. Paul gave these instructions to Titus:
A man that is an heretic after the first and second admonition reject;
Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself.
Tit 3:10-11
Ephesians 5:11, Inc. Box 291, Fishers, IN 46038 http://www.ephesians5-11.org email: director@in.net
In some denominations, a significant number of church members are Freemasons. Their numbers vary from congregation to congregation. Some are currently active in Freemasonry.
Others are no longer active, yet they still maintain their lodge membership. Many Masons serve as Sunday School teachers,
Elders, Deacons and even Pastor.
All of the members of churches who are Freemasons state that
Masonry is compatible with
Christianity. Many claim that
Masonry has made

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