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Paul’s instructions pertaining to the qualifications of elders and
deacons have created misunderstanding regarding the use of alcoholic
beverages. Elders are
House to House,
Heart to Heart
A Church Van and a Beer Truck
IS A DIFFERENCE IN MESSAGE. On the back of the beer truck there was
an advertisement for "Miller Beer" and the words "Miller Brewing
Company." On the back of the church van there were the words "The
churches of Christ greet you" (Rm. 16: 16). One is a message leading
to damnation, the other ...
I've Got Friends in Low Places
Garth Brooks' song has ascended, descended, come and gone, and been
forgotten. People all over America sang along with him for awhile as
he glorified the camaraderie of drinking buddies and the bravado of
a scorned lover getting even with his ex. Not exactly sermon
material. But then again, he may be on to something. I do have
friends in low places. ...
Does the Bible Recommend Drinking
the book of Proverbs recommend strong drink for those who are
depressed? Please explain Proverbs 31:6,7. ...
Articles by Wayne Jackson,
Sam Morris on Rum and Eternal Ruin
A Baptist journal recently published an article by the late Sam
Morris on the ravages of rum. But how does the article compare with
another composition by Morris, which asserts that no sin will
condemn the Christian’s soul?
The Land Where God Is Not
The lessons learned from the Parable of the Prodigal Son –
concerning the consequences of estrangement from God, and those
qualities necessary for restoration, are treasures indeed.
John Kitto's Beautiful Tribute to "Woman"
John Kitto was a remarkable Bible scholar of the 1800’s. His
essay on “Woman,” penned in 1850, is a delightful composition in
tribute to one of God’s finest creations.
Can a Christian Ever Be Lost?
Can a Christian ever fall from grace and finally be lost?
Many allege that such cannot happen. In this article, Wayne
Jackson reviews an argument offered by popular Baptist preacher,
DISgrace Institute: A Religious Disconnect
When it comes to religion, some folks have a real
“disconnect.” By that I mean they are strong in arguing for a
particular doctrinal platform, but they see no relationship
between their theological peculiarities and their conduct of
A Response to a "Lutheran Pastor"
The belief that mankind is born with sin is without
scriptural or logical foundation. Yet the teaching is quite
common among denominationalists. The Lord’s church has been
attacked for not upholding this ridiculous dogma.
Jehovah's Witnesses and Blood Transfusions
Are blood transfusions a violation of God’s law? The
“Jehovah’s Witnesses” claim they are. Many cases can be
documented that demonstrate that the “Witnesses” have allowed
family members to die, rather than save their lives with blood
transfusions. Read this article regarding this controversial
The Last Supper
Poignant words concisely spoken are echoed in worship
assemblies every Lord’s Day. In remembrance of him, Christians
recall the words of Jesus, “This is my blood of the covenant,
which is poured out for many unto remission of sins” (Matt.
26:28). Let’s consider this wonderful declaration.
The Crimson Flow
It is not difficult to see how vital it is to understand the
role of Jesus’ blood in God’s redemptive plan.
Is "Freemasonry" a Religious Institution?
The Masonic Lodge has been a popular society for numerous
generations. Some claim that it is merely a harmless fraternal
organization that does good deeds. Others allege that Masonry is
a religious organism that is subversive of the Christian faith.
Where does the actual evidence lie? This month’s Feature article
addresses this issue.
Identifying the Church of the New Testament
Is it possible to rediscover the church of the New Testament
in today’s world? Many sincere people have never considered this
possibility. It is a thrilling thought. In a recent address,
Wayne Jackson spoke of this matter.
The Controversy Regarding Christian "Fellowship"
The issue of Christian “fellowship” is not a subject that is
always easy to understand. There are, therefore, extremes to
both the “left” and “right” on this controversial theme. Explore
this topic with us in our November Feature article.
A Study of Samson: Faith & Folly
Though the case of Samson is at times perplexing, the Hebrew
writer included the judge in a list of “heroes of faith.” A
consideration of this Old Testament character yields valuable
Jesus and the Samaritan Woman
This article is an in-depth study of the interesting
encounter between Jesus and an unnamed Samaritan woman at
Jacob’s well recorded in John chapter 4.
Premillennialism, the doctrine that Christ will soon return
to set up an earthly kingdom for 1000 years, is a popular idea
these days. In this month’s Feature, Wayne Jackson examines this
House to House,
Heart to Heart
A Church Van and a Beer Truck
Does the Bible Recommend Drinking Alcoholic Beverages?
Get Drunk and Be Somebody
Bible Questions on
Are there ethical concerns with human cloning?
Can a Christian support the death penalty?
Do you believe the Ten Commandments should be displayed
in public places?
Does Exodus 21 support the practice of abortion?
Does it really matter to God what I do sexually?
Does the Bible permit capital punishment today?
How can one overcome gambling addiction?
How does fornication relate to marriage and divorce?
I am a Christian and make my living playing music. Is
it ok for me to play in bars and nightclubs?
I have long hair, and have enjoyed people talking about
my hair-was this wrong? Is it true that a Christian should not wear
anything that will attract attention to himself?
If two people have sexual relations, doesn’t this make
them husband and wife in God’s eyes?
Is it idolatry to put a person’s picture in the Bible,
for example, a political figure?
Is it a sin to dance in church?
Is it wrong to hunt, eat meat, or wear leather/furs?
Is there anything in the Bible about “pulling the plug”
on terminally ill patients?
On what grounds should Christians oppose gambling?
Should Christians believe in capital punishment?
Should Christians support a state lottery?
Since you believe drinking alcohol is wrong, aren’t you
accusing Jesus of being a sinner?
What does the Bible say about birth control?
What does the Bible say about euthanasia?
What does the Bible say about “hard drugs”?
What does “fornication” mean?
Upon what basis can a Christian oppose
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