Do We Believe in the Old Testament?

Do We Believe in the Old Testament?

A common misconception that people have of churches of Christ is that we do not believe in the Old Testament. We do believe in it, but the New Testament places the Old Testament in its proper context. Ephesians 2:14-15, Colossians 2:14, and the entire book of Hebrews...
A Difficult Commandment

A Difficult Commandment

The recent actions of a friend got me to thinking about a difficult commandment. This person is divorced and has started dating someone. The circumstances of the divorce, to my knowledge, do not follow the instructions of Matthew 19:9: “And I say unto you, Whosoever...
A Necessary Evangelistic Quality

A Necessary Evangelistic Quality

Jeff Strite says this actually happened in a southern church several years ago. The local preacher had been preaching on the importance of evangelism. In the congregation was a young man who was mentally challenged who took these lessons to heart. Consequently, he...
The Baptism of the Great Commission #2

The Baptism of the Great Commission #2

A previous article expounded on three aspects of the Great Commission baptism: the element, action and the subjects of the baptism Jesus commanded (Mt. 28:18-20). This article will conclude that study: the purpose for that baptism and the significance of one being...
The Shape of the World, According to God

The Shape of the World, According to God

Columbus had a radical idea. He followed the teachings of heretics and concluded that the earth was actually round, and he could sail west to get east. The idea was met with laughter as he was called a lunatic. The world was shocked when arrived back from his trip,...

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