Why I Am Presbyterian

Why I Am Presbyterian

TEXT: Titus 1:5-9

Introduction

1.  It recognizes that the only _______________ of the Church is the Lord Jesus Christ.

“And he is the head of the body, the church.”  (Colossians 1:18)

2.  It recognizes that there are two kinds of officers in a local church – _______________

and _______________.

1 Timothy 3, Titus 1

3. The Bible gives the right of the _______________ to select its officers.

“Therefore, brothers, pick out from among you.”   (Acts 6:3)

4. It acknowledges that elders _______________  apostles as the leaders of the church.

“So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder.” (1 Peter 5:1)

5. It recognizes that the Bible speaks of elders, pastors and overseers/bishops as _______________ positions of leadership.

6. It requires more than one _______________ in a local church.

Conclusion

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