What Does The Bible Say About What Fundamentalist Believe

I. WHAT IS A FUNDAMENTALIST?

THE BIBLE SAYS: DEUT 4:2 JER 6:16 FROM THIS WE LEARN: 1. A Christian must comply with Deut 4:2 to be a Fundamentalist. Deut 4:2 2. Rejection of Fundamentalism is not new. Jer 6:16

II. IS IT POSSIBLE TO OVER EMPHASIZE GOD’S WORD INSTEAD OF GOD’S NAME?

THE BIBLE SAYS: PS 138:2 I THESS 2:13 PS 68:11; 119:30 I TIM 6:3-5 FROM THIS WE LEARN: FUNDAMENTALIST: 1. Believe it is impossible to over emphasize the importance of the Bible. Ps 138:2 2. Believe the God’s Word works in believers to make them more like God. I Thess 2:13 3. Fundamentalists will not promote any other Bible than the one given by the Lord. Ps 68:11 4. Fundamentalists will withdraw from those who reject the Word of God. I Tim 6:3-5

III. WHAT DO FUNDAMENTALISTS BELIEVE ABOUT:

A. CREATION AND EVOLUTION?

THE BIBLE SAYS: COL 1:16 GEN 1:3-26; 1:31 FROM THIS WE LEARN: 1.God created all things by speaking them into existence. Col 1:16 Gen 1: 3, 6, 9, 11, 14, 20, 24, 26 2. God was pleased with what He had made. Gen 1:31

B. JESUS CHRIST?

THE BIBLE SAYS: COL 1:14,21,22 16;2:9 JN 1:3-4, 14; 14:1-3;5:22 HEB 1:2 ACTS 4:12 ISA 7:14 II COR 5:21 PHIL 2:10-11 I COR 15:3-4, 20 FROM THIS WE LEARN: FUNDAMENTALIST BELIEVE: 1. Jesus Christ existed in the beginning and was God. Jn 1:14 Col 1:16 2. Jesus Christ created all things. Jn 1:3 Col 1:16 Heb 1:2 3. Jesus Christ is the giver of all life. Jn 1:4 4. Jesus Christ reveals the fullness of the Godhead. Col 1:15; 2:9 5. Jesus Christ only brings redemption & forgiveness of sins. Col 1:14 Acts 4:12 6. Jesus Christ was born of a virgin. Isa 7:14 7. Jesus Christ only can reconcile sinners to God. Col 1:21-22 8. Jesus Christ lived a sinless life. II Cor 5:21 9. All flesh should bow & accept Christ as Lord. Phil 2:10-11 10. Jesus Christ rose from the grave. I Cor 15:3-4, 20 11. Jesus Christ will come again & take all believers to Heaven. Jn 14:1-3 12. Jesus Christ will be the judge of the eternal destiny of all men. Jn 5:22

C. BELIEVER’S BAPTISM?

THE BIBLE SAYS: ACTS 8:36-38 COL 2:12 ROM 6:4 FROM THIS WE LEARN: 1. Baptism follows conversion. Acts 8:36-38 2. Baptism identifies believers with death, burial, & resurrection of Christ. Col 2:12, Rom 6:4

D. THE LORD’S SUPPER?

THE BIBLE SAYS: I COR 11:24-25 FROM THIS WE LEARN: 1. We are to observe the Lord’s Supper to help us remember Christ’s death & suffering for us. 2. We are to observe it often.

E. LIVING A PURE LIFE?

THE BIBLE SAYS: I JN 3:2-3 ROM 12:1-2 I COR 15:58 I COR 6:9-11 JAMES 4:4 I JN 2:15-17 EPH 5:11-12 REV 18:4-5 PHIL 4:8 II TIM 3:1, 2, 5 II THESS 3:6, 14, 15 II JN 9-11 NUM 6:2, 8 FROM THIS WE LEARN: FUNDAMENTALISTS: 1. Seek to lead pure lives in anticipation of Christ’s return. I Jn 3:2-3 2. Seek to live a life dedicated to Christ. Rom 12:1-2 3. Labor for Christ. I Cor 15:58 4. Believe people can change by the power of god. I Cor 6:9-11 5. Believe Christians are to separate from much of the world. James 4:4, I Jn 2:15-17 6. Believe Christians are not to fellowship with those who have become worldly, sinful, or ecumenical. Eph 5:11-12 7. Believe in the principle of separation from sin to Christ: A. In thought. Phil 4:8 B. From self-esteem, positive thinking movements. II Tim 3:1-2, 5 C. From disorderly Christians. II Thess 3:6, 14-15 D. From cults who come to your door. II John 9-11 E. Separate to the Lord. Num 6:2, 8