Barrenshe Church of God Purpose Statement: Why we exist; the instructions we biblically follow concerning
36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law? 37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And
the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 40 On
these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
Psalms 34:3 Oh magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.
Purpose #1 Worship and Service
John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.
John 14:21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me, and he that loveth
me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him and will manifest myself to him.
John 15:10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love, ven as I have kept my Father's
commandments, and abide in his love.
I John 2:3 But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected.
Purpose #2 Ministry
Matthew 22:39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shall love thy
neighbor as thyself.
Purpose #3 Evangelism
Matthew 28:19-20 Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing
them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
GO YE---TO A LOST AND DYING WORLD REACHING
Purpose #4 Baptism
Purpose #5 Observe: i.e. Obedience
Matthew 28:20 Teaching
them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway,
even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Matthew 19:17 But if thou will enter into life, keep the commandments.