1 Corinthians 11:17-34 “Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse. 18 For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it. 19 For there … Continue reading The Diminishing Value of a Disrespectful Religion
“And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the child did minister unto the LORD before Eli the priest. 12 Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD. 13 And the priests' custom with the people was, that, when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant came, while … Continue reading Who is Accountable when Children Turn Away from the Lord?
“And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God” (1 Cor. 6:11). There was once a time when people who were concerned about their souls asked the question, “How close can I … Continue reading Should the Church Forgive Predator Priests?
Church history is a vital area of study for any concerned Christian. Many positive elements will be demonstrated in time from such a study. First, a serious study of “His-story” will kindle within the believer a spirit of toleration. Far too many believers feel they have exclusive possession on ultimate truth in all areas of … Continue reading Church History: A Vital Area of Study
The Bible says of itself that it is inspired. Scripture is the Word of God to men. “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” (2 Tim. 3:16). Throughout human history, philosophers have argued, from man to God, in order to answer … Continue reading A Choice to Make About the Bible
“And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges; 13 I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was … Continue reading A Letter of Love from the Lord to the Church of Pergamos
“Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; 2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou … Continue reading A Letter of Love from the Lord to the Church of Ephesus