Church of Christ dilemma site content:
Part 1- Church of Christ doctrinal dilemma
Chapter One: What was the 5th century Pelagian Controversy? How is it similar to what is taught in the Churches of Christ today?
Chapter Two: How does the Church of Christ view of the gospel compare with that of evangelical Christianity?
Chapter Three: What is the doctrine of Justification by faith alone? How is it misunderstood by the Churches of Christ?
Chapter Four: What about James chapter 2 and “faith without works is dead”?
Chapter Five: What about baptism? Doesn’t a person need to be “water” baptized in order to be saved?
Chapter Six: Why are worship methodology issues such as non-instrumental music often so important to those in the Church of Christ?
Chapter Seven: Are Church of Christ beliefs regarding the gospel outside that of evangelical Christianity?
Chapter Eight: Is the Church of Christ a good biblical church? Do all the Churches of Christ have the same ‘faith plus works’ salvation theology?
Chapter Nine: What are some examples that will help illustrate the doctrinal differences between the Churches of Christ and evangelical Christianity?
Chapter Ten: Is there any practical information that might be helpful to know when sharing the gospel with those in the Churches of Christ?
Part 2- Answers for Church of Christ baptism-for-salvation pretext verses:
Chapter 1: Mark 16:16
Chapter 2: John 3:5-8
Chapter 3: Acts 2:38
Chapter 4: Acts 22:16
Chapter 5: Galatians 3:27
Chapter 6: Ephesians 4:5
Chapter 7: 1 Peter 3:21
Part 3- Answers for other Church of Christ doctrinal problems:
Chapter One: What is faith? Isn’t believing a work of the believer?
Chapter Two: Is the doctrine of salvation by faith alone a Calvinistic doctrine?
Chapter Three: What is the controversy over instrumental music in worship?
Chapter Four: What is the controversy over having a “correct” church name?
Chapter Five: How does a person obey the gospel?
Chapter Six: Show one place where the words “faith alone” is found in Scripture
Chapter Seven: What about James 2:24 and ‘not justified by faith only’?
Part 4- Questions for the Churches of Christ:
Chapter One: Why isn’t Romans 6:1 ever asked in the Churches of Christ?
Chapter Two: A question about baptism and the “5 step plan of salvation”.
Chapter Three: What is the purpose of the Old Testament Law?
Chapter Four: Does the Church of Christ reverse faith and repentance?
Chapter Five: How can a person know if they are attending a traditional Church of Christ?
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