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Posts by H.E. Phillips

The Nature of Unscriptural Worship

Worship is as natural for mankind as it is to eat and sleep. Like all other conduct of man toward his God, worship must be expressed in the right way to be acceptable to God. This involves the heart completely. No worship, however exact it may be in action and word, is pleasing to God…

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Questions Often Asked About the Role of Women

The inspired scriptures will perfect a man unto all good works (2 Tim. 3:16-17). Any work that is not authorized by the scriptures is not a good work (Eph. 2:10). Every question must be answered by the word of God. This article is limited in content because of space. I shall limit the questions to…

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Unity

“Unity” is defined by Webster as: “1. the state of being one; oneness; singleness; being united. 2. something considered complete in itself; single, separate thing. 3. the quality of being one in spirit, sentiment, purpose, etc.; harmony; agreement; concord; uniformity. 4. unification. 5. a group or body formed by this . . . ” (New…

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Sins of the Tongue

Man’s heart is the spring from which all language flows (Matt. 12:34-35). We should be careful to be swift to hear and slow to speak (Jas. 1:19); we should speak to edify (Eph. 4:29). What the Scriptures Say About Speech “O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of…

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If You Can’t Prove It, Don’t Say It

One of the great problems in the church today is the loose tongue from an undisciplined mind. Nearly every congregation has at least one. Friendships of many years are severed by a few brief statements filled with poison instead of truth. Charges and countercharges are hurled back and forth between brethren who are alienated because…

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Seeking to Persuade God

“For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ” (Gal. 1:10). Preaching and teaching are designed to please God and persuade men to be obedient to the word of God. Most people of this age…

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The Royal Priesthood (Ye Must Be Born Again – Part Four)

God’s people are described as both a “called out” people and “kings and priests” who shall reign on earth. We have the description of both the church and kingdom. The royal priesthood would be meaningless without the High Priest. Christ became our high priest to offer his own blood for our sins (Heb. 8:4). He…

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The Kingdom and the Church (Ye Must Be Born Again – Part Three)

The terms “kingdom” and “church” identify the people of God in this dispensation. Much discussion, disagreement and debate have existed among brethren over the past sixty or more years about the alleged differences between the kingdom and the church. There are other phases of the premillennial issue that could be discussed, but we will confine…

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