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Worldliness in the Church Today

There is a great contrast between the powers of darkness and the kingdom of Jesus Christ. The polarity of evil is strong and constant. The power of truth makes men free and purifies the soul (John 8:32; 1 Peter 1:22). It takes continual vigilance and great effort to stay in the right way and oppose…

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The Powers of Darkness and the Church

“Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins” (Col.…

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Making Havoc of the Church

Saul of Tarsus is first introduced to us as an enemy of the cause of Christ. He consented to the death of Stephen and vigorously took part in the great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem. Acts describes Saul’s actions in these words: “As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering…

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Restoration of Scriptural Church Government

The “restoration” of anything is putting it back as it was originally. The word presupposes a departure, decay, destruction, a turning away, leaving the original state. Galatians 6:1-2 tells those who are spiritual to “restore” one who is overtaken in a fault. “Overtaken” in a fault is the return to the state of sin after…

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Menace of Men’s Business Meetings to Oversee the Work

Since the days of the apostles men have struggled to reform, refine, rearrange, rebuild and refurbish the organization and work of the church Christ built. Every effort has ended in apostasy and the creation of hundreds of manmade religious bodies to curse humanity. Many became angry and left the foundation of the faith for the…

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Right Attitude Essential When Selecting Elders and Deacons

Elders must be selected and appointed in every congregation for it to reach the potential to please Christ and accomplish His mission upon earth. When the time comes to select men to be elders and deacons, invariably some men and women will look for “loop-holes” in the qualifications of elders and deacons listed in 1…

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True Growth

“That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: From…

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They Knew Not Why They Came Together

By the authority of Jesus Christ, saints all over the world come together upon the first day of the week to break bread, and to engage in other expressions of their praise and adoration unto God in spirit and truth (Acts 2:42; 20:7; 1 Cor. 11:17-34). Around the world local churches assemble for worship and…

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A Study Of The Church Christ Built

“Upon this rock I will build my church . . . ” (Matthew 16:18). “And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved” (Acts 2:47). “Even as Christ loved the church, and gave himself for it” (Ephesians 5:25). “And hath put all thing under his feet, and gave him to be…

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The Bride of Christ

The Holy Spirit presents an analogous relationship of Christ and the church with the husband – wife relationship in Ephesians 5:. The comparison is strong and beautiful. The church stands in the analogy as a bride and Christ as the husband. Christ died to purchase the church and purify it for his own possession. I…

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