Who is My Brother in Christ?

WHEN A PERSON BELIEVES IN JESUS CHRIST

He is saved…Acts 16:31; Rom. 10:9, 13; Heb. 10:39; Titus 3:5; Eph. 2:8

He is forgiven…Acts 10:43; Col. 1:14; 2:13; Eph. 1:7; 4:32

He is born again…1 John 5:1; John 3:3,7; 1 Pet. 1:23; 1:3

He is a new creature…2 Cor. 5:17, Col. 3:9,10

He is transferred from darkness to light…Col. 1:13; 1 Pet. 2:9;1 Thess. 5:5; Eph. 5:8

He is made alive (quickened)…Col. 2:13; Eph. 2:1,5

He has eternal life…John 3:15,16, 36; 5:24; Rom. 6:23; 1 John 5:11-13

He has a hope laid up for him in heaven…Col 1:5; Tit. 3:7

His name is written in the Lamb’s Book of Life…Revelation 21: 27; Phil. 4:3; Rev. 3:5(20:15)

The righteousness of God is imputed to him…Rom. 3:22; 4:5, 11, 22-24; Phil. 3:9; 2 Cor. 5:21

He receives the Holy Spirit and is sealed…Gal. 4:6; Eph. 1:13; 4:30; John 7:39; Rom. 5:5; 8:9; 1 Cor. 6:19; 2 Cor. 1:22

He is sanctified...1 Cor. 6:11; ; 1 Pet. 1:2; 2 Thess. 2:13; Heb. 13:12; 10;14

He is justified…Rom 5:1; 3:24,26; Rom 8:30; Gal. 2:16; 1 Cor. 6:11; Tit. 3:7

He is reconciled to God…Col 1:21; Rom. 5:10; 2 Cor. 5:18,19

He is washed by the blood of the lamb…Rev. 1:5; 1 Cor 6:11; Tit. 3:5

He is redeemed...Col. 1:14; Eph. 1:7; 1 Pet. 1:18; Rom. 3:24

He receives the atonement…Rom. 5:11

He partakes of the propitiation…Rom. 3:25; 1 John 4:10

He has overcome the world...1 John 5:5

He is given Christ’s peace…Rom. 5:1; John 14:27

He has Christ indwelling…Gal. 2:20; 2 Cor. 13:5; Col 1:27; Rom. 8:10

He is married to Christ…Rom. 7:4

He is dead and his life is hid in Christ…Col. 3:3

He is adopted as a son of God…Rom. 8:15; Gal 4:5; Eph 1:5

He is a child of God…Gal 3:26; John 1:12; Rom. 8:16

He is an heir of Christ…Gal 3:29; 4:6,7; Tit. 3:7; Rom 8:17

He is Abraham’s seed…Gal. 3:29

He is complete in Christ…Col. 2:10

Christ is not ashamed to call him brother…Heb. 2:11; Rom. 8:29

He can address the Father as Abba (Papa)Gal. 4:6; Rom 8:15

He is chosen…2 Thess. 2:13; Eph. 1:4

He is called… Rom. 1:6; 8:30; Heb. 3:1; Col. 3:15; 1 Thess. 2:12

He is foreknown…1 Pet. 1:2; Rom. 8:29

He is elected and predestinated…1 Thess. 1:4; Col 3:12; Eph 1:5; 1 Pet. 1:2; Rom. 8:29, 30

He is a saint…Col. 1:2; Rom. 1:7; 1 Cor. 1:2; Eph. 2:19

He is a priest and king…Rev. 1:6; 1 Pet: 2:5

He is freed from the law…Rom. 7:4; 6:14; 8:2; Gal 5:18; Eph 2:15; Col. 2:14

Sin has no more dominion over him…Rom. 6:14

He is circumcised without hands…Col. 2:11

He is buried with Christ in baptism…Rom. 6:3,4; Col.2:12

He is risen with Christ in baptism…Col 2:12; 3:1; Rom. 6:3,4

He is seated with Christ in the heavenly places...Eph. 2:6

He is part of a holy nation…1 Pet. 2:9

He is part of a chosen generation…1 Pet. 2:9

He is part of a peculiar people…1 Pet. 2:9; Tit. 2:14

He is accepted in the beloved…Eph. 1:6; Rom. 9:25

He is of the household of faith…Eph. 2:19-22; 1 Pet. 2:5; Heb. 3:6

He is of the people of God…Rom. 9:25;1 Pet. 2:10; 2 Cor. 6:16

He is part of the bride of Christ…Revelation 21:9,10, 27

He is added to the church by the Lord...Acts 2:47

He is baptized by the Holy Spirit into the Body of Christ…1 Cor. 12:12,13 (1 Cor. 1:2); Gal. 3:27

He is a member of the One Body of Christ…Rom. 12:5; 1 Cor. 12:27; 10:17; Eph. 5:30; 3:6; 4:4; Col 3:15

He is one with the Father and Son and all believers...John 17:20,21; Eph. 4:4,5,6; Gal. 3:28

He has come to Mount Sion, Heavenly Jerusalem, the Church of the Living God…Heb. 12;22

 

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For Members

Love letter to the Holdemans:

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Introduction

Why We Left

Who is My Brother in Christ

An Unbroken Lineage of Unchanged Faith?

Holdemans Calling Their Forefathers' Doctrines Blasphemous

The Forefathers Calling Doctrine Held by the Holdemans Heresy

Public Apology

Why So Many Doubts and Fears?

What Must I Do to be Saved?

Poem

Conclusion

 

Whether it be of God and No Proselytes in Zion--a Re-examination:  (this is the original pamphlet sent to 2,000 members of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite)

Re-examination

 

 Scare Tactics

 

Answers to Myths, Fears, and Misapplied Scriptures

 

About the Authors

For Non-members

Origin of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite

What does the Church of
God in Christ, Mennonite,
really teach?

Holdemanism VS Anabaptism

Comparing the
"One True" churches

Quotes from Ex-Members

Witnessing to Holdemans

For Ex-Members

Scare Tactics

 

Answers to Myths, Fears, and Misapplied Scriptures

Breaking the Chains

The Sin of Obeying Legalism

Finding the New Testament Church

Should Christians Dress Plain or Should They Follow Christ's Example Who Dressed "Just Like the World"?

Quotes from Ex-Members

Links to Other Sites on Cult Recovery

Audio and Video Testimonies

Our Spiritual Journey to Jesus by Leona Nichols

Quiet Things, Quiet Places - http://www.quietthingsquietplaces.com

Coming Out of Deception and Spiritual Bondage by Weldon Koehn

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