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Denominations: Baptist Church (Part 1)

Ascertaining accurate total numbers is difficult.  The Baptist church is greatly divided.  The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) indicates that their fellowship of 241 conventions and unions, in 126 countries and territories, comprised 47 million baptized believers in 2020 (members unions, … Continue reading

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Jesus Bridged the Gap

“I watched them tearing a building down, a gang of men in a busy town, / with a ho-heave-ho and lusty yell, they swung a boom and a sidewall fell. / I asked the foreman, ‘Are these men skilled, as … Continue reading

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Why Did God Allow…

There are things in the Bible that cause people to wonder, “Why did God allow this?” Let’s notice two such things. 1.  Polygamy? God created only one man and one woman in the first home (Genesis 2:21-25; 3:21). Polygamy or … Continue reading

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An Application of Philemon for the Modern Day

The book of Philemon is a true story which touches the heart.  Onesimus, a runaway slave, somehow while on the lam, came in contact with the imprisoned apostle Paul.  Paul converted Onesimus (Philemon 10).  Yet, there remained a problem: Onesimus was … Continue reading

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