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Category Archives: Doctrine
Denominations: Disciples of Christ and Independent Christian Church
The Christians Church (Disciples of Christ) saw its membership fall below 400,000 in 2018. It is in rapid decline. Jeff Walton writes, “At the current rate, the denomination will shrink by another 50 percent within a decade” (Disciples of Christ … Continue reading
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Should We Keep the Sabbath? (Part 4)
In this lesson we shift from considering some common arguments for observing the Sabbath, to some arguments against binding the Sabbath on men living today. Arguments Against 1. Let no one judge. Colossians 2:16-17 reads, “So let no one judge … Continue reading
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Should We Keep the Sabbath? (Part 3)
In this lesson, we will continue to consider some common arguments for observing the Sabbath. Arguments For 16. He added No More. After The Ten Commandments were set forth (Deuteronomy 5:1-21), we are told that, “He added no more” (Deuteronomy … Continue reading
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Denominations: Community or “Non-Denominational,” Cowboy and Biker Churches
Community Church or “Non-denominational” Church refers to independent local congregations which have no affiliation with the major denominations. Determining exact numbers is difficult. A study released in 2010 by the Hartford Institute For Religion Research reported that there were more … Continue reading
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