By Garry Knighton
Church of Christ/North - Shreveport, La.
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INTRODUCTION: A. Adam & Eve 1. Created Ch 1 & 2. 2. Transgressed Ch 3. a. 3:15 - "I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed, and he shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel." B. Sin continued - something was needed. C. Prophets foresaw Jesus and the Church (Daniel 2, Isaiah 2, Ezekiel 2, Joel 2) D. John the Baptist prepared the way by preaching repentance. E. Matthew 16:18 - Jesus promised church. F. Jesus came and died. 1. Delivered up by determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God - Acts 2:23. a. And killed. 2. Hebrews 2:9 - tasted death for all men. G. Acts 2 1. 1-4 Church established. 2. Spirit came as a seal of sonship - Ephesians 1:13. 3. 3,000 added together. a. These were redeemed.