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The Earthly rewards are only a small part of the

great blessings of being a church member. God


promises so much more
You will be a joint-heir with Christ om. !"#$-#!
You will rule and reign with Christ % Tim. %"#%& e'. ("#)& %)"$& %%"(
You will seat with *im in *is throne as +'ercomers e'. ,"%#
You will rule o'er many cities -t. %("%#& ./. #0"#1
You will be *is 2ride 3wife4 5ohn ,"%0& Eph. (",)-,%
You will be gi'en a city made just for you e'. %#"%
6ith streets of gold e'. %#"%#
6ith walls of gold e'. %#"#!
6ith pearl gates e'. %#"%#
6ith the ri'er of life e'. %%"#
6ith the tree of life e'.%%"%
6ith 5esus fore'er # Th. 7"#1& e'. 1"#7-#1
You will no longer cry8 feel pain8 sorrow or death e'. %#
You will inherit all things e'. %#"1
You will ha'e a possibility to earn crowns in hea'en
The Crown of .ife 5am. #"#%& e'. %"#)
The Crown of ighteousness % Tim. 7"!
The Crown of Glory the 9astor:s crown # 9et. ("7
The Crown of ejoicing soul winner:s crown # Th. %"#0& 9hil. 7"#
Final thoughts Final thoughts
;o what do you need to do to become a 2aptist Church -ember<
#. =ulfill the E>?@E-EAT;
a. Know who the True God is. Desire a relationship with Him. Realize
that you ha'e bro/en *is laws (sin) and will ha'e to pay for it in
*ell. 2elie'e that God desires a relationship with you in hea'en
instead of *ell and that *e sent 5esus to pay for your sin.
b. Re pent to God that you ha'e done wrong and you are bad. 2e
truthful because *e can see your heart and /nows if you mean it.
c. Re ject all wor/s 3good or bad4 to pay for God:s forgi'eness.
d. Receive the free gift of forgi'eness from God it comes with eternal
life with *im in hea'en. Aow you are ready to publicly tell the
world that you will follow 5esus #))B.
%. Aow you ha'e God:s permission to join *is church by getting ;cripturally
2aptiCed. ?se the right method8 minister8 and do it for the right meaning.
,. Then you can start li'ing to share this hope to your family and friends.
emember it is a lifetime commitment but it has eternal pri'ilegesD
C CHRISTIAN HRISTIAN F FRIEND RIEND, , we in'ite you to come and join a blessed group of Christians
that are sharing God:s lo'e the Palau Baptist Church. Together we can enjoy
the 9ri'ileges of -embership while ser'ing the .ord togetherD 587-2564
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K! Thought " ;o8 You are a Church -ember8
6hat is the big deal< 6hat is so important
about being a Church -ember< E careful loo/ at the 2ible will show you that it
is a FEY @-9+TEAT thing to be a member of the 2aptist Church.
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#. Membership Requirements G 6hat it ta/es to be a member
%. Membership Responsibilities / @t is a lifetime commitment
,. Membership Rewards G Ed'antages 's. Hisad'antages
7. Membership Reparation G The 9rocess of epairing your -embership
(. Membership Rejected G -embership A+T 9ermitted
$. Membership Relinquished G The .ost -embership
1. Membership Reunions G euniting those who lose their membership
Conclusion Ere You E -ember< Ho you want to be a member< Today there
is an open in'itation if you Iualify -att. %%& Eph. (",)-,%
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The Rewards of Membership Privileges The Rewards of Membership Privileges
Membership Rewards G Ed'antages 's. Hisad'antages. The following rewards
are only a few of those mentioned to indi'idual churches. Today they can still be
claimed as a reward and pri'ilege for each Iualifying church member.
%. For th a&an'on' Christian (hos arthl! )a*il! r+cts
E. -embership offers a lo'ing family for all eternity ./. %)"%1-,$
%. For th lonl! Christian )ar )ro* ho* 9ro. #1"#1& #!"%7&
E. -embership offers true friendships 5n. #("#,-#(
,. For th trou&l' Christian
E. -embership offers real solutions for troubled times % Cor. #"7
7. For th &ur'n' Christian # 9t. ("1
E. -embership offers friends to help carry your load Gal. $"#8%
(. For th con)us' Christian 9ro. #!"%
E. -embership offers a constant supply of God:s Truth #Tim. ,"#(
$. For th (on'ring Christian Eph. ("#(-#1
E. -embership offers a clear understanding of God:s will Col. #"0
-. For th ')at' Christian
E. -embership offers promise of 'ictory # Cor. #("(7-(1& # 5n. ("7
!. For th 'prss' Christian om. #%"#$
E. -embership offers joy unspea/able # 9et. #"18!& # Th. 7"#,8#!
0. For th t*pt' Christian Gal. $"#8% ("%7& 5am.#"#,-#$8 %#-%(& Eph (",-1
E. -embership offers a plan K promise of o'ercoming Col. ,"(-#1
#). For th ai*lss Christian -t. $",,& 9hil %",-(
E. -embership offers purpose with achie'able goals Eph. 7"##-#,
##. For th ph!sicall! hurting Christian 5am. ("#7-%)
E. -embership offers God:s healing through intercessory prayer
#%. For th spirituall! hurting Christian Gal. $"#-#)
E. -embership offers mercy and restoration upon repentance
#,. For th guilt! Christian -t. #!" #(-#!8 %#8%%& ./. #1",87
E. -embership offers forgi'eness upon repentance
#7. For th caring Christian 9hil. %",-(& 5am. %"!-#)& # Cor. #%"#!-%(
E. -embership offers a wonderful place of ser'ice
#(. For th la.! Christian % Th. ,"(-#(
E. -embership offers structure and encourages God:s wor/ ethic
#$. For th prsonalit! con)us' Christian m.#"#!8%$-,%& $"#%& # Th. 7"#-(
E. -embership offers God designed role models for male K female
#1. For th r&llious Christian % Th. ,"#78#(& -t. #!"#(-#!& *eb. #,"18#1
E. -embership offers clear instruction in God:s rules and order
#!. For th unlo/' Christian 5ohn #,",78,(& Gal. ("#,8#7& Eph. 7"%8,
E. -embership offers a guaranteed supply of agape lo'e
#0. For th unlarn' Christian -t. %!"%)& % Tim. %"#(
E. -embership offers a guaranteed supply of Godly training
%). For th strong (ill' !t tacha&l Christian Col. #"#)8##
E. -embership offers a sure supply of patience
%#. For th 0uic1 to stu*&l an' )all Christian # Th. ("#78#(& Gal. ("%%
E. -embership offers longsuffering and a helping hand
%%. For th achi/ing Christian 9hil. 7"#,& 5ohn #("1&
E. -embership offers a whole world of possibilities
%,. For th strong Christian % Cor. ,"78(& -t. #!"#0& # 5ohn ,"%%
E. -embership offers many in need of a Champion
%7. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) 'ath Gal. %"%)& 9ro. !",$
E. -embership offers not only a celebration to life eternal but also a
mission to share it to the whole worldD # 5n ,"#7-#!& ./. %7"7187!
%(. For th Christian (ho (as chat' on in *arriag # Cor. 1"#,-#1
E. -embership offers a lo'ing relationship of eternal faithfulnessD
23. For th Christian hus&an' (anting accounta&ilit! (ith othr 4o'l! *n
E. -embership offers Godly patterns and role models -t. ("%1-,)&
# Cor. 0"%1& Gal. $"#8%& ("%78%(& Col. ,"#-(& # 9et. 7"#-%& 5d #"18!
%1. For th Christian (i) (anting consoling an' chring # Cor #7",78,(
E. -embership offers Godly sympathiCers and counselors Tit.%",-(
25. For th Christian parnt (ho is loo1ing )or parntal gui'anc
E. -embership offers teachers and guidance counselors - Eph $"#-7
%0. For th Christian parnt (ho has lost a &a&! in 'ath # Cor. 1"#7
E. -embership offers consoling and opportunities to share your lo'e
to other needy children whose parents do not care % ;am #%"#0-%,
,6. For th Christian (ho (ants an /rlasting rlationship
E. -embership offers such a relationship that 5esus promises to be
with you until the end of the world and after that *e would allow
you to be with *im always -t. %!"%)& # Thes. 7"#,-#!
,%. For th Christian )a*il! loo1ing )or an "a*pl
E. -embership offers many encouraging
eLamples for good and bad 5n.#$"#,8#7& 9ro. %%"$
,%. For th Christian (ho /alus honor an' intgrit!
E. -embership offers Godly 'irtues with teachable
plans the 2ible % Cor. ("##8#%& % 9et #"(
,,. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) lis Eph. 7"%#-%(& ("#)8##
E. -embership offers a set of chec/s and balances to promote truth
,7. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) unrlia&ilitis Tit. ,"#& # 9et. ,"#(-#1
E. -embership offers a promotion of dependability K patience.
,(. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) (a/ring an' con)usion Eph. 7"#7
E. -embership offers a sure foundation 5am. #"$-!& -t. 1"%7
,$. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) "tr*s % 9et. #"(-!& Tit. #"!
E. -embership offers the promotion of a temperate life
,-. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) )ighting an un&ata&l n*!
E. -embership offers a defeatable foe # 5ohn ("7-#)
,5. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) pri', lis, hat, (ic1' i*aginations,
*ischi), )als (itnsss, 'ishonst! an' trou&l *a1rs Pro/. 3$%37%8
E. -embership offers a plan of action to stop these things because
God also hates them Eph. 7"##-("##& 9hil. 7"!80
,8. For th Christian (ho 'os not (ant to stan' alon against /il
E. -embership offers an assembly of freedom fighters Eph. $"#)-#!&
5osh. #)"%78%( cp # Tim. $" #%& om. !",#-,1
96. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) &ing ')at'
E. -embership offers a chance to be an +'ercomer # 5ohn 7"7
7#. For th Christian (ho is tir' o) &ing sparat' # Th. 7"#,-#!
E. -embership offers you a choice to stay together fore'er
92. For th Christian (ho (ants a &ttr li)
E. -embership offers things beyond imagination because if you lo'e
God # Cor. %"0& e'. %#8%%
7,. For th Christian (ho (ants proo) o) 4o':s (ill Eph. ("#(-#1& Col. #"0
E. -embership offers proof for the as/ing 5am. #"(& # 5ohn ("#78#(
77. For th n'! Christian (ith no (hr to turn -t. $"%%-,,
E. -embership offers caring prayer warriors 5am. ("#-7& Ects %"7%
7(. For th rich Christian # Tim. $"#1-#0& ./. #%"#$-%#
E. -embership offers a sure in'estment opportunity -t. $"#0-%#8
7$. For th poor Christian # Tim. $"0-#%& -/. #)"%7-%(& ./. #$"#)-#,
E. -embership offers a guarantee of an incorruptible inheritance
being yours in hea'en # 9eter #"7& 9ro. ,"(-#)
9-. For th ro&' Christian
E. -embership offers treasures that cannot be stolen or rusted or
eaten by moths - -att. $"#0-%#& % 5ohn #"1-##
7!. For th Christian (ho is unsur 9ro. #7"#%& 5am. #"%%& -t. 1"#,-%,
E. -embership offers assurance *eb. #)"%%-%,& Col. %"%
98. For th Christian (ho n's a littl pushing to 'o right
E. -embership offers real lo'e to pro'o/e each
other to do right *eb. #)"%7
;6. For th Christian (ho (ants to 'o things to glori)! 4o'
E. -embership offers a chance to glorify
God without endingD Eph. ,"%#