November 21, 2017

You Can

By Larry HouchenThe apostle Paul admonished the Philippians to "do all things without grumbling or disputing; that you may prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world" … [Read more...]

Worship Of The Church

By Keith SharpAs the Bible unveils the nature and will of God to man, one of the great themes of the Scriptures is worship. Yet, amazingly, although the Word of God tells us Whom to worship and how to worship Him, it never commands us simply to worship. Man, in each age, civilization and location, … [Read more...]

Worship (XIII): Teaching (2)

By Mike WillisWe have considered the worship of the New Testament church in reference to its program of teaching from the point of view of its distinctive message. Now, let us consider the worship through the program of teaching from the point of view of the members' responsibilities during the … [Read more...]

Worship (XII): Teaching (1)

By Mike WillisWe have noticed the other items of New Testament worship which made Christianity unique and distinguished it from Judaism and paganism. Even as the other items of worship were distinctive to Christianity, so was its worship through the delivery of a sermon. We see that the sermon was a … [Read more...]

Worship (X): Giving (1)

By Mike WillisAnother item of New Testament worship is that of giving back to God a portion of the many good things which He has given to us. Many of our denominational friends have a misconception about the manner in which the funds which the church spends are to be raised. Hence, we need to study … [Read more...]

Worship (VIII): Singing (1)

By Mike WillisGod has commanded that Christians offer the "fruit of their lips" as a sacrifice of praise to His name. "By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our. lips giving thanks to his name" (Heb. 13:15). Men can offer the sacrifice of … [Read more...]

Worship (VII): Prayer (2)

By Mike WillisHaving already discussed the Master as an example of the kind of prayer life which we should manifest, we are now ready to consider several other of the teachings of Jesus regarding prayer. Already we have noted the lessons derived from an examination of the Lord's Model Prayer. Let us … [Read more...]

Wresting Scripture

By Darrell L. HauberI have recently heard a discussion which was directed towards authority for collecting money into a congregation's treasury at any time other than the first day of the week. This discussion was between a faithful gospel preacher and the elders of a congregation which had just … [Read more...]

Yes, the RSV Again

By Bobby GrahamIn response to a reply to my article by Bill McMilleon, Brother Willis has requested that I provide my own reply. I do so without any acquaintance with the respondent or hard feelings toward him.In that the members of the Revision Committee were extremely modernistic, denying the … [Read more...]

Yellow Journalism

By Cecil WillisImmediately before the recent Florida College lectures (January 28-31), there was mailed out a new paper called Falth Magazine, which was printed almost exactly like the format of Truth Magazine. Ordinarily I would not reply to anonymous literature, but I have learned that this paper … [Read more...]