The apostle Paul was a strong teacher of the word of God. Paul did not tow the party line. He did not preach what others told him to preach. The apostle Paul preached the gospel which came to him by the revelation of Jesus Christ. Let all Christians learn from Paul’s examples.read more
We noted a couple of months ago (“What God Authorizes for the Work of the Church,” published May 22, 2016) that God gave Moses a pattern to follow in building the tabernacle (Hebrews 8:5), including its organizational structure and the work of the priests and Levites in the tabernacle.read more
When God told His people in Old Testament times to build the tabernacle, He gave Moses the pattern that he was to follow in building the tabernacle. The Hebrew writer says:
“…Moses was divinely instructed when he was about to make the tabernacle. For He said, ‘See that you make all things according to the pattern shown you on the mountain’.” (Hebrews 8:5; Exodus 25:40).read more
The word “church,” in the New Testament, sometimes is used in a general sense referring to all of the people of God. In this sense, there is but one church and this one church has no earthly overseer:
“Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body” (Ephesians 5:23).read more
The articles appearing in this bulletin during 2015 were intended to set forth the basic principles revealed in God’s word concerning the biblical concept of authority. We noted what “authority” means and how it is used in the New Testament; from the dual meaning and usage we learned that Jesus Christ has the exclusive authority (meaning “the right to rule or govern”) to grant His church the authority to act (meaning “the right, freedom or permission to act”) in theread more
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