Monthly Archives: June 2012

WHAT DOES GOD KNOW?

There are people who apparently believe they can get by with about anything they want to do. They are like those wicked ones whom God through the psalmist, Asaph, addresses. They were quick to cite God’s law when it suited … Continue reading

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THE GOOD OLD DAYS?

“Say not, “Why were the former days better than these?” For it is not from wisdom that you ask this.” (Ecclesiastes 7:10). The Judds sang, “Grandpa, tell me ’bout the good old days.” There is a “Good Old Days” magazine. … Continue reading

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RESURRECTION AND RESTORATION

Every one of the gospel writers tell much the same story about the reaction of Jesus’ disciples regarding the early news of His resurrection. Even though He had told them repeatedly that He would rise again, they were slow to … Continue reading

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UNITY AND CHARACTER

“So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of … Continue reading

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BUILDING THE CHURCH OR BUILDING CHURCH BUILDINGS?

As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer … Continue reading

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HOW TO HAVE A NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH

First you take a bunch of people who are living wicked, abusive, lust-filled, self-centered, careless, indifferent, immoral and even God-hating lives. Throw in some people who are devoutly religious – zealous for their traditional faith and customs – people steeped … Continue reading

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Rejoice!

“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.” (Philippians 4:4). Rejoice! What a wonderful word! What a wonderful emotion! With all we have to rejoice over, why are we not rejoicing all the time? Or do we really … Continue reading

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