1.Christ organized the church. (ephesians 4:11-14)

2.the true Church must bear the name of Jesus Christ. (ephesians 5:23)

3.the true Church must have a foundation of apostles and prophets. (ephesians 2:19-20)

4.the true Church must have the same organization as Christs Church. (ephesians 4:11-14)

  1. The true Church must claim divine authority (Hebrews 5:4-10)
  2. The true Church must have no paid ministry (isaiah 45:13 and 1 Peter 5:2)
  3. The true Church must baptize by immersion (Matthew 3:13-16)
  4. The true Church must bestow the gift of the Holy Ghost by the laying on of hands (acts 8:14-17)
  5. The true Church must practice divine healing (mark 3:14-15)
  6. The true Church must teach that God and Jesus Christ are separate and distinct individuals (John 17:11 and John 20:17)
  7. The true Church must teach that God and Jesus Christ have bodies of flesh and bone (luke 24: 36-39 and acts 1:9-11)
  8. The officers must be called of God (Hebrews 5:4, exodus 28:1, exodus 40:13-16)
  9. The true Church must claim revelation from God (Amos 3:7)
  10. The true Church must be a missionary Church (Matthew 28:19-20)
  11. The true Church must be a restored Church (acts 3:19-20)
  12. The true Church must practice baptisms for the dead (1 corinthians 15:16 and 29)
  13. By their fruits ye shall know them (Matthew 7:20)

Why are these things important? (Hebrews 13:8)