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Put On… (Colossians 3:12-15)

It is said that a tradition sprang up, in the early years of church history, concerning the garments worn following baptism.  The historian Philip Schaff wrote, “During the week following, the neophytes wore white garments as a symbol of purity” … Continue reading

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What to do With the Word

“All scripture is given by the inspiration of God and is profitable …” (2 Tim. 3:16).      Two things are affirmed: (1) Inspiration. The word translated “inspiration” (theopneustos) literally means, “God breathed”. Geisler and Nix explained, “It does not mean, as … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit

The vast majority of the book of Galatians has as its concern the false teachings of Judiazers.  However, it is almost as if Paul in the fifth chapter, pauses from this emphasis to say, “You know, you have other problems … Continue reading

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Keeping Unity

The church is composed of those of different geographical origins, cultures, ethnicities, educational achievements, occupations, and even hobbies.  How can true lasting unity be maintained? I would suggest that it is possible for true Biblical unity to be maintained, if … Continue reading

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