Tag Archives: worship

The Church: The Temple of God

“Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?” (1 Corinthians 3:16). The church is being referred to as the temple of God.  Marion Fox comments, “The only correct … Continue reading

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Pitch-pipes and PowerPoint

Members of the church of Christ have historically emphasized that the Bible teaches that we should have Biblical authority for what we do.  God has required such.  He did under the Old Covenant (e.g. Leviticus 10:1-2; 1 Samuel 13:9-14; 2 … Continue reading

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Rejoicing

Emotions have a place in the lives of the godly.  Let’s consider some things which should bring us joy. 1.  David worshipped with joy. He wrote, “I will praise You, O LORD with my whole heart; I will tell of … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

The end of a year is a time for reflection.  We, as God’s people, are instructed to make self-examination.  Paul wrote, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith.  Test yourselves…” (2 Corinthians 13:5).  He again wrote, “Let … Continue reading

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“…The Temple of the Lord, The Temple of the Lord, The Temple of the Lord…”

Jeremiah 7:4 says, “Do not trust in these lying words, saying, ‘The temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD are these.’”  What is meant my these words?  What is the warning? Observe the … Continue reading

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The Assembling and Evangelism

A common but faulty view exists concerning the purpose of the worship assembly.  Some have thought that the church’s worship assemblies should primarily be geared toward the non-Christian.  Some have thought that the best place for evangelism is the worship … Continue reading

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Role of Women (part 1)

What Women May Do?             Let us start by stating that we do not wish to leave the impression that a woman can’t do anything.  The fact is there are many things that a woman may and even should be … Continue reading

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