The Expository Files

The Church

The Church of Christ A Brief History of the Early Church and the Following Apostasy God's Purpose for the Church and You Ruled By Threat: "Corruption" Is The Word! Church Discipline
The Organization of the Local Church The Local Church and Benevolence The Local Church And Evangelism Determining The Scriptural Work Of A Local Church
The Importance Of The "Local Church"
The "Universal Church" -- The Scriptural Concept The Church In The New Testament Universal Church -- Mistaken Concepts In The Religious World "Church" Is A Collective Noun "Church"--Universal and Local
What Is "Church"? The Importance Of and Need For Studying "The Church" Social Reform What The Bible Says About the Church What The Bible Says About the Local Church
Christ and The Church Hebrews 12:22-24 - You Have Come To Mount Zion Ephesians 4:4 - "There is One Body" Revelation 1:10-12 - Seven Golden Lampstands Ephesians 2:19-22 - The Strength Of The House We Live In
1 Peter 2:9 - Called Out Isaiah 9 - Christ and His Kingdom In Isaiah 9 Matthew 16:16-18 - The Confession; The Rock; The Church Acts 20:17-30 - Elders, Bishops and Pastors: One Office or Three? Romans 16:17-18 - "Mark and Avoid"
Isaiah 2:1-5 - The Mountain of the Lord's House Local Church Autonomy and Exposing Error 1 Corinthians 1:10 - Paul's Call For Unity At Corinth Isaiah 2:1-5 - The Word of the Lord Shall Go Forth  1 Corinthians 16:1-2 - "Now Concerning the Collection"
Pagan Christianity (by Frank Viola) Reviewed  Ephesians 4:15-16 - Maintaining a Healthy Body Some Thoughts on Unity 1 Chronicles 22 - Are You Helping The Son Build His Temple? 1 Corinthians 1:4-9 - The Assurance & Motivation Of True Fellowship
Ephesians 4:1-6 - Worthy of the Calling 2 Timothy 2:11-14 - Women of the Cloth Song of Solomon - An Inspired Song About God's Love for His People Ephesians 2:19-22 - The Carpenter's Son Builds a House Grieving Without Leaving
Acts 6:1-6 - Full Of the Holy Spirit and Wisdom  Matthew 16:13-18 - He Is The One ~ And The Church, His People Ephesians 4:11 - "And He Gave Some To Be ..." Qualities Needed in the Local Church Acts 6 - Dealing With Internal Conflict 
The Local Church ~ Dead or Alive We Are the Church of Christ The Value of Fellowship Not a Chance 1 Corinthians 1-4 - Factions Exalting Men Are Wrong Because ...
1 Kings 8:55-61 - God's Holy Temple of Living Stones 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15 - If Anyone Does Not Obey Our Instruction What If Ive Got A Problem With My Brother? Acts 2:41-47 - The First Church 1 Timothy 3:1-13 - Elders & Deacons The Biblical Teaching, Our Basis
1 Corinthians 1:4-9 - Red Ink Daniel 2:44 - The Church Foretold In the Old Testament 1 Corinthians 12 - Members of One Another Philippians 4:3-4 - Church Squabbles