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Isaiah’s Vision (Isaiah 6)
When one get a glimpse of the glory of God, it can change his life. It may change how one views himself. It may change how one views others. It did for Isaiah. Look Up Isaiah had a vision of … Continue reading
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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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Saints Only Benevolence
“Some brethren have argued that the church is authorized to help church members and their dependents out of the church treasury, but no others. They reason that many times do we read of the church aiding and assisting “saints,” “disciples,” … Continue reading
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
Suggestions for Bible Students (Part 3)
Wayne Jackson has written, “It is the epitome of folly to ignore the labors of countless Bible scholars across the centuries who have made available, by means of the printed page, the results of their research. One of the wonders … Continue reading →