It has always amazed me that there are so many different religions today. How can there be so many different interpretations to the Bible? The question of whether or not we can all see the Bible alike is often asked and the answer is yes we can if we see it at all.read more
The question is one that all Christians must ask ourselves. Are we as elders, deacons, preachers, and members of the church shutting up the kingdom of heaven against men? The following scriptures suggest that it is possible.
“Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful.”—Ps.read more
Many people in the world believe that the direct indwelling of the Holy Spirit. There is no doubt that the Holy Spirit dwells in the Christian but the question is how He dwells in the Christian. The Holy Spirit is a divine being just as Jesus and God. He is not something that floats around through the air.read more
In 2004 one of our Christian Universities held a Lectureship that has clearly defined the terms for reforming the Churches of Christ in the 21st century. These reforms will fundamentally change the Church of Christ as we know it unless we stand for the truth. A few of the key elements of this reformation movement are as follows:We should cease our elite and sectarian behavior, and ask our brethren in all denominations to forgive our sins, especially that we said read more
I don’t know, but the question does tell me that you have an attitude problem. Doing only what you have to do is legalism. This attitude will ultimately lead you to fall from grace because you’re trying to get there with minimum religious works. This question reveals a lack of knowledge regarding the faith.read more
A few years ago when I was preaching in Olathe, Ks. I read some graffiti in a bathroom that said “Jesus saves but you must make the deposit.” First let me say that Christians should never be involved in destroying someone’s property by writing graffiti on walls. However, the statement is thought provoking.read more
My home town was at one time the maintenance facility for Burlington railroad during the days of the steam locomotives and I had a number of experiences with Hobos or Tramps. One Sunday morning when I was about 12 years old, while attending worship service two Tramps came into the worship service in the middle of the sermon.read more
The shortest verse in the Bible is found in John 11:35—“Jesus wept”. The question that one must ask is why did Jesus weep? Jesus had been told that Lazarus, whom He loved, vs. 5 that he had died. However, we should note that Jesus said in vs. 25 “He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.read more
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