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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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The Potter and The Clay
“The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD saying: ‘Arise and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will cause you to hear My words.’ Then I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was, … Continue reading
Posted in calvinism, God's Sovereignty, Man, Prophecy, Textual study Tagged adam clarke, adelaide pollard, can one change, character, choice, clay, david lipscomb, destruction of Israel, foy wallace jr., free will, God's Sovereignty, jeremiah, Jeremiah 18, Jeremiah 19, moses, pharaoh, pliable, potter, potter and clay, potter wheel, potters house, responsible, robert taylor jr., Romans 9, song: have thine own way, vessel for destruction, vessel for honor, vessel of glory, vessel of wrath, wayne jackson Leave a comment
Are You Dressed For War? (Spiritual Armor)
“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading
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Grace Series: Salvation, The Gift of God (Grace through Faith)
“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves” (Ephesians 2:8a). The word “for” (gar) points backwards. The gentiles, before salvation, were dead in trespasses and sins [Ephesians 2:1 (“you” refers to the gentiles. See … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, Grace, Plan of salvation, pride, Textual study, Word Study Tagged before ordained, christian walk, created for good works, david lipscomb, Ephesians 2, faith, foreordain, gift of God, Grace, is faith the gift of God? Ephesians 2, is salvation 50/50?, isaac watts, it is a gift of God, meritorious works, not of works lest any should boast, ordained works, prepared works, roy deaver, salvation, salvation is the gift of God, song when I survey the wondrous cross, that not of yourselves, that=salvation, the basis of salvation, the source of salvation, types of works, wayne jackson Leave a comment
The Influence of One
The Sewell name is familiar to students of restoration history. But, how did it all start? How did the Sewell name become so well-known? The Sewell’s were from eastern Tennessee. There were thirteen children. The family, Stephen and Annie Sewell and … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Influence, Restoration History, Soul Winning Tagged abilene christian college, articles of faith or Bible, baptists, bonham, caleb w. sewell, Christian Influence, corpus christi, corsicana, david lipscomb, earl west, elisha g. sewell, gospel advocate, influence of one, influence of unnamed woman, Jesse l. sewell, joseph sewell, l.r. sewell, pearl and bryan dallas, san antonio, sherman, tennessee, trial, william a. sewell, william b. sewell, william d. sewell, wolf river baptist Leave a comment
Austin McGary – A Radical
Austin McGary (1846-1928) was a Texas lawman. He served as sheriff of Madison County. He once disarmed and arrested the notorious John Wesley Hardin. Later, he worked for the State of Texas transporting prisoners to penitentiaries. In the early 1880’s, he began … Continue reading
Posted in baptism, Preachers, Preaching Tagged austin mcgary, david lipscomb, denominational baptism, e.m. forster, edmund burke, extreme, firm foundation, gospel advocate, harry hamilton, j.d. tant, john f. kennedy, john s. durst, john wesley hardin, madison county, madisonville, methodist, one person makes a difference, passion of one person, power of one person, radical, shaken in the denominations, texas preacher Leave a comment
Brethren, We’re Drifting!
J.D. Tant (1861-1941) was not impressive by the standards of many. He was not a large man. He stood 5’7″ and never weighed more than 160 pounds. He was not eloquent. Fanning Yater Tant acknowledged, “Tant was no orator. The rolling periods, the fine … Continue reading
Posted in Preachers, Preaching, Restoration History, Uncategorized Tagged culture, david lipscomb, dress, drifting, fanning yater tant, firm foundation, g.c. brewer, gospel advocate, grammar, j.d. tant, n.b. hardeman, texas preacher, tim perkins, u. g. wilkinson, why mot give up, why preach Leave a comment
Does It Matter What Brother Woods’ Position Was?
In the editorial space of the May 1995 issue of “Contending For the Faith” there appeared an article entitled, “What Was Brother Woods’ Position on the Use of Women Translators?” After reading this, a few days later, I spoke with another preacher who … Continue reading →