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What Would That Look Like?
I once had a conversation with a member about her commitment to Christ and her involvement in the local church. I was asked: What would proper involvement look like? This is an excellent question to ask. Let’s try to answer … Continue reading
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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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Should We Keep the Sabbath? (Part 3)
In this lesson, we will continue to consider some common arguments for observing the Sabbath. Arguments For 16. He added No More. After The Ten Commandments were set forth (Deuteronomy 5:1-21), we are told that, “He added no more” (Deuteronomy … Continue reading
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Spiritual Growth: (#1) Ingredients
The key word in the book of 2 Peter is “knowledge.” It appears in some form 16 times [knowledge (1:2, 1:3; 1:5; 1:6; 1:8; 2:20; 3:18); know(s) (1:12; 2:9; 3:17); knowing (1:14; 1:20; 3:3); known (1:16; 2:21 x2)]. Value is … Continue reading
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5 Great Things: (#5) The Great Adversary
We come to the final chapter in the book of 1 Peter. It reminds us that we have a Great Adversary, who seeks to devour us. Let us notice 1 Peter 5:8-10. “Be sober, be vigilant because your adversary the … Continue reading
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5 Great Things: (#2) The Great Example
Great persecution was coming on the early church. Peter wrote, “Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange think happened to you” (1 Peter 4:12). It is not always … Continue reading
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The Truly Wise
“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13). The truly wise demonstrate their wisdom in two ways. (1) They demonstrate it by good … Continue reading
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Impaled on a Torture Stake or Crucified on a Cross?
Jehovah’s Witnesses do not believe that Jesus was crucified on a cross. They believe that it is more accurate to say that he was impaled on a torture stake. (1) The New World Translation translates the noun (stauros) “torture stake.” … Continue reading
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Misused Passages (Part 1)
There are certain passages which are commonly misused. I am speaking of passages which are misused by brethren, not the passages which are misused by the world at large. These passages are sometimes used as crutch passages, to support a … Continue reading
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5 Great Things: (#1) The Great Salvation
The key word in the book of 1 Peter is “suffering.” It appears in some form 16 times [suffer (2:20; 3:14; 3:17; 4:15; 4:16; 4:19); suffered (2:21; 2:23; 3:18; 4:1(x2); 5:10); suffering(s) (1:11; 2:19; 4:13; 5:1)]. It was not easy … Continue reading →