Where Is Scriptural Authority For???
|Elders Overseeing work of only one church?||1 Peter 5:1-3||x||1 Timothy 3:5||x|
|Ordaining elders in every church||x||Acts 14:23||1 Tim. 3:1-7||x|
|Disciples Sending to churches in need||x||Acts 11:27-30||x||x|
|Several churches sending to churches in need||1 Cor. 16:1-4; 2 Cor. 8:18-24||2 Cor. 9:1-2; Rom. 15:25-27||x||x|
|Church or Churches sending directly to preacher||x||Phil.
2 Cor. 11:8-9
|Partaking of Lord's Supper on 1st. Day||x||Acts 20:7||x||x|
|Frequency to observe Lord's Supper||x||x||1 Cor. 11:26; Acts 20:7||x|
|Having a church building||x||x||James 2:2; Heb. 10:25||x|
|Having Instrumental music||???||???||???||x|
|Having Prophets Today||???||???||???||Acts 8:19; 1 Cor. 13:8-10|
|Elders planing work beyond ability||???||???||???||2 Cor. 8:12|
|Churches working through one church||???||???||???||1 Pet. 5:1-3|
|Churches sending to church not in need||???||???||???||2 Cor. 8:13-14|
|Churches and Missionary Organizations||???||???||???||Phil. 4:15-18|
|Churches and Edification Organizations||???||???||???||Eph. 4:16|
|Churches and Benevolent Organizations||???||???||???||1 Tim. 5:16|
New Testament examples are binding on the basis of the sum total of what the N.T. teaches on any given example. If the N.T. gives an example of how something was done, and there is nothing further revealed, that is precisely what God wants done today also.