There are a lot of churches in every city.  From denominational to non-denominational and fellowship gatherings, it can be a difficult task to find a church home.  So, how does one know which is a good church to attend?

The best way to qualify a good church is to judge using God’s word.  Does the church believe and teach the following

  • The Bible is true, inerrant, and good for doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness
  • God created the heavens and earth and created man in His image
  • All was perfect until man fell into sin
  • God, in His love and mercy, promised a redeemer to save mankind
  • Jesus is God
  • Jesus came to earth, born of a virgin, incarnate in the flesh, to redeem man
  • Jesus died to pay for man’s sins, was buried, and rose again to open the way for mankind to come to God and have eternal life with Him
  • Jesus forgives and saves repentant sinners by grace through faith, not of works (Eph 2:8-9)
  • Jesus is the head of the Church, His body
  • The mission of the church is to grow in love for God and knowledge of His Word, and demonstrate our love for God by loving and serving others
  • Jesus will return and make all things new

The closer a church adheres to the individual core teachings found in God’s Word, and is consistent with all of God’s Word, the more a church honors God and the better a church it will be.   Look for a Bible-believing, Bible-teaching church, that loves God and loves others and you are likely to find a good church home. Read: What is IVDARR?

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