January 16, 2018

The Life of Job

The Life of Job By Mark Mayberry 1/7/2018 Introduction For our instruction and encouragement, the Bible records many notable examples (Rom. 15:4-5), but none are more meaningful and moving than the life of the patriarch Job (Job 1:1-3). God is watching from above. Like any loving father, God … [Read more...]

Peace with God

Peace with God by Allen Dvorak Editor’s Note: Here is an article, written by Allen Dvorak, that appears in the December issue of Truth Magazine. It is part of the theme section entitled "Peace on Earth" that also focuses on "Jesus: Prince of Peace," "Peace with Self," "Peace with Others, " … [Read more...]

Preacher Training Program

Training men to “do the work of an evangelist” (2 Tim. 4:5) Classes Taught by Johnie Edwards & David Eldridge July 8-13, 2018 Here is a note from David Eldridge, who preaches for the Samaria church of Christ meeting at 2950 Burgess Falls Road in Cookeville, TN 38506.  The church website … [Read more...]

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The Sabbath

By Mark Mayberry 4/23/2017 The Sabbath was a unique and important part of the Jewish religion. The Mosaic Code, given at Mt. Sinai, required that both man and beast cease from labor on the Sabbath (Exod. 20:8-11). In addition to being a day of physical rest and renewal, the Sabbath was also a … [Read more...]

Action, Accusation, and Answer

Action, Accusation, and Answer By Mark Mayberry 4/23/2017 Introduction Examining various negative encounters that certain individuals had with Jesus, let us reflect upon the recurring charge by the Pharisees that Jesus violated the Sabbath (Matt. 12:1-21; Luke 6:1-11). If this charge had been … [Read more...]

Goals

By Mark Mayberry 4/2/2017 Introduction The word “goal” often carries sports connotations. Webster defines it as “(1) the terminal point of a race; an area to be reached safely in children’s games; (2) the end toward which effort is directed: aim; (3) an area or object toward which players in … [Read more...]

Enlightenment

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Picture of the Patton Family

Since the passing of Sherelyn's parents, Ernest and Frances Finley, the children have been going through their "stuff," sharing possessions and pictures from the past, etc.  Here is a photo you might be interested in, of Hershell and Marshall Patton, their wives and mother, who was affectionately … [Read more...]

Change

By Zachery Henry In 1944, the late George Bernard Shaw said, “Progress is impossible without change. And those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.” We change our minds about different things every day. Change is unavoidable. There is nothing inherently or basically wrong with … [Read more...]