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The Organization of the Lord’s Church

It shouldn’t surprise the Bible student that the Lord has given a pattern for the church. In the construction of both the Tabernacle in the wilderness (Exodus 25-31) and the Temple in Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 28:11,12,19) patterns were given by … Continue reading

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What’s a “Salvation Issue”?

Denominational theologians use the phrase in the religious world to try to smooth over the deep doctrinal divides between religious groups. Sometimes even leaders in the Lord’s church have used the phrase in an attempt to avoid splits and divisions. … Continue reading

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Does It Matter What Church I Go To?

Our world is very confused about religion these days. It’s easy to understand why: it’s become “all about me” and what I want. Ask someone about why they go here or there for church and you’ll get different answers. It’s … Continue reading

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Only the King Makes the Rules

The book of Romans begins with a presentation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ—ending in chapter 8 with “no condemnation for those in Christ Jesus” (8:1) and how we “overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us” (8:37). What a great … Continue reading

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What the Bible Says About Jesus Christ 
Part 7, His Reign and Part on the Last Day

We’ve looked at a number of aspects of the Bible’s teachings about the Christ, but one about which I’ll be speaking this time, may be the most misunderstood in modern times—Christ’s reign and His part in the Last Day. The … Continue reading

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What the Bible Says About Jesus Christ 
Part 6, His Resurrection and Ascension

To non-Christians it might be a point of confusion that Christians focus so much and celebrate weekly the cross and death of Jesus Christ. The cruel and unjust crucifixion of the Son of God seems like a really bad reason … Continue reading

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What the Bible Says About Jesus Christ 
Part 4, His Authority on Earth

We’ve been exploring various aspects of what the Bible says about Jesus Christ 1) as the second Person in the Godhead, 2) His incarnation and resulting two natures as God and man, and 3) the witnesses of His God-ness, His … Continue reading

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