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Being a member of the Church of Christ at Grissom requires only that one obey the Gospel of Christ.  

The terms of membership are the same as the terms of pardon that are given in the New Testament for Salvation.  

The Scripture, which is our rule of faith and practice, shows what one MUST do to have the promise of Salvation.

Salvation by Grace is 
Enjoyed When:


ONE RECOGNIZES THAT THEY ARE A SINNER AND FALLS SHORT OF THE GLORY OF GOD.

"For all have sinned and fallen short of the Glory of God." 
--Romans 3:23


ONE COMES TO BELIEVE THAT JESUS IS THE CHRIST, THE SON OF THE LIVING GOD.

"And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water; and the eunuch said, See, here is water: what doth hinder me to be baptized?  And Phiip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest.  And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus is the Son of God"  
--Acts 8:36-36


ONE IS WILLING TO CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD TO BE SAVED.

"For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved."  
--Romans 10:13

"And now, why tarriest thou?  Arise and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord."
--Acts 22:16


ONE WILL REPENT OF THEIR SINS.

"Then Peter said unto them, "Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost."
--Acts 2:38-39


ONE WILL BE IMMERSED TO BE FORGIVEN OF SINS.

"He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
--Mark 16:16

"Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen wtih him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.  And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumsion of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses.
--Colossians 2:12-13


ONE WILL GLADLY RECEIVE THE WORD

"Then they that glaldy received his word were baptized:  and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls."
--Acts 2:41

"Praising God, and having favour with all the people.  And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved."

--Acts 2:47

The Lord adds such a person to the Church.  The terms of pardon are therefore the terms of membership in the universal Church of Christ.

If one has been obedient to the terms of the Gospel, and expresses a desire to work with us in spreading the "Good News" of the Gospel, we welcome their decision.

If you are a repentant believer who was immersed into Jesus Christ for the forgivness of your sins, and if you teach others that these are the terms of the salvation that Jesus offers; you are welcome to join us.

If you have never obeyed these terms, we encourage you to do so - and then  you can go on your way rejoicing.


"38 And he commanded the chariot to stand still; and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.  

39 And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more; and he went on his way rejoicing."

--Acts 8:38-39