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1. It was established by Jesus the Christ (Matthew 16:18).

2. It was purchased with the blood of Christ (Acts 20:28).

3. It was the culmination of God's eternal purpose (Ephesians 3:8-12).

4. It began in the city of Jerusalem in A.D. 30 (Luke 24:46-49; Acts 1:8; 2:1-4, 47).

5. Its foundation is the deity of Christ (Matthew 16:16; 1 Corinthians 3:11).

6. Its head is Christ (Ephesians 1:22-23; Colossians 1:18).

7. It is singular (one of a kind) (Matthew 16:18; Ephesians 4:4; Colossians 1:18).

8. It is composed of all who have been saved from sins by obeying the gospel (Acts 2:37-47; 18:8; Romans 6:16-18).

9. Its organization is in harmony with Scripture -- autonomous congregations overseen by elders and served by deacons (Philippians 1:1; Acts 14:23; 1 Timothy 3:1-14).

10. It wears names/descriptors that honor the One who planned from eternity (God) and the One who brought it into existence (Christ), reflecting its divine nature (2 Thesalonians 1:3-4; Romans 16:16; Colossians 1:13-14, 18).

11. Its worship consists only of the acts that the New Testament authorizes, not the traditions and commandments of men (John 4:24; 17:17; Colossians 3:17; Acts 2:42; Matthew 15:7-9).

12. Its law of entrance is that set forth in the New Testament, consisting of what a responsible person must do to be saved from sin (Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-16; Acts 2:37-41, 47; Colossians 1:13).

"The churches of Christ greet you." - Romans 16:16

- Hugh Fulford
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