Church Covenant

Having been brought by divine grace to embrace the Lord Jesus Christ and by the influence of his Spirit to give up ourselves to him, so we do most solemnly and joyfully covenant with each other.
John 1:11-12 | Matthew 28:19-20

That we will work and pray for the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Ephesians 4:3

That we will walk together in brotherly love and exercise an affectionate care and watchfulness over each other, faithfully admonishing and exhorting one another as occasion may require.
John 13:34-35 | 2 Timothy 2:15 | 1 Corinthians 5:1-2 | Hebrews 3:12-14

That we will not forsake the assembling of ourselves together, nor neglect to pray for ourselves and others.
Hebrews 10:24-25 | 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 | James 5:16

That we will endeavor to bring up children under our care in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, and by word and deed to seek the salvation of those without Christ.
Titus 2:1-6 | Deuteronomy 6:4-7 | Acts 1:8 | Matthew 5:12-19

That we will rejoice at each other’s happiness and endeavor with tenderness and sympathy to bear each other's burdens and sorrows.
Galatians 6:2 | James 2:14-17

That we will seek divine aid to live carefully and watchfully in the world, denying ungodliness and every worldly lust.
Ephesians 5:15-21 | 1 Peter 2:11-12 | Titus 2:11-12

That we will work together for the financial support of a faithful gospel ministry among us.
1 Corinthians 16:1-2 | 2 Corinthians 9:6-8

And that we will, when we move from Redeeming Grace Church, unite as soon as possible with another true church where we can carry out the spirit of this covenant and the principles of God’s Word.
Matthew 18:15-20 | 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 | Hebrews 13:7

May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with us all. Amen.
2 Corinthians 13:14

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