July 18, 2019

Pandora’s Box

By Connie W. AdamsIn Grecian mythology Pandora was a woman given a box by Zeus from which all manner of human ills escaped when she opened it. The view taken by some well-known brethren in recent times concerning Romans 14 has become a modern-day Pandora's box.A vital passage designed to help strong … [Read more...]

Which Traditions Should We Oppose?

By Mike Willis There are some who are preaching that we have made the name of the church, mid-week services, conducting a spring and fall meeting, and other customary practices of local churches into human traditions ("Church of Christ traditions"). The charge is made that these traditional or … [Read more...]

The Mirror in the Cross: The Preaching at the Table

By Tim MizeWe eat the Lord's supper as Jesus taught us to, "in remembrance" of him. In this frail and broken bread, we remember his frail, fleshly body as it hung on the cross. In this poured out drink, we think of his own life's blood poured out for our sins.In eating and drinking, then, we do more … [Read more...]

A New Work Begins in the Seattle, Washington Area

By Harry OsborneA new congregation recently started in the Seattle, Washington area. The Puget Sound Eastside church of Christ is now meeting at the home of James and Frances Fleming (13244 Lake Kathleen Road S.E., Renton, Washington 98059-7211; phone 206-271-0778). This is the way many New … [Read more...]

Law and Sin

By H.E. Phillips"Whoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law" (1 John 3:4). Sin is related to law. Law reflects authority. Authority resides in a person or persons, and signifies the character, power and will of the person who holds the authority. That … [Read more...]