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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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Denominations: Catholic Church (Part 1)
The word ‘denomination’ and related words are used in different ways. The word ‘denominate’ means “to give a name to” (merrian-webster.com). The word ‘denominator,’ in mathematics, is used of “the part of the fraction that is below the line that … Continue reading
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The Bible which I use contains 66 books. These books can be divided into 39 Old Testament books and 27 New Testament books. The Bible that Catholics use contains 73 books. These books can be divided into 46 Old Testament … Continue reading
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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 →