FAQs

Part of teaching about the Bible and the church as described in the New Testament, is providing scripture to back-up what we believe. The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are often asked to members of the church of Christ, as well as other religions. So instead of a long explanation of our view for each question, we’ve provided passages from the Bible we feel answer the question. Click each FAQ to see what passages you can look at to help you understand the answers. If that is not enough, contact us for a study!

Does God and the Bible condone homosexuality?

1 Corinthians 6:9 | Genesis 1:26-28 | Genesis 19:1-7 | Romans 1:26-27

How can so many denominations claim to follow the Bible?

Ephesians 4:1-6 | Ephesians 4:4-6 | 1 Corinthians 1:12-14 | Matthew 16:17-19

How is the church of Christ governed?

1 Timothy 3 | Acts 14:22-24 | Titus 1:4-5 | Philippians 1:1-3 | Ephesians 2:18-20

Is accepting Christ as my personal savior enough?

Mark 16:14-16 | Acts 10:34-48 | Acts 8:35-37 | Matthew 7:21-23 | 2 Timothy 2:14-19

Is baptism still needed to be a Christian?

Mark 16:15-16 | Acts 2:37-39 | Acts 8:11-13 | Acts 8:35-39 | Acts 9:17-19 | Acts 10:46-48

What are the “5 steps of salvation” all about?

Romans 10:10-15 | Acts 2:40-47 | John 11:25-27 | John 20:28-30 | Acts 16:30-33 | Acts 2:37-39 | Acts 3:18-21 | Luke 12:7-9 | Romans 10:8-10 | Hebrews 10:22-24 | 1 John 4:14-16

Who hears the confessions of members without a priest?

Matthew 10:32-33 | 1 John 1:8-10 | Matthew 6:5-7 | Hebrews 7:26-28

Why don’t we have musical instruments?

Leviticus 10:1-3 (example of only doing what is asked) | Matthew 26:29-31 | Acts 16:24-26 | Ephesians 5:19-20 | Colossians 3:15-17 | Revelation 22:18-19