Martie

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Date registered: January 9, 2014

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  1. THE LORD’S CHURCH — April 11, 2024
  2. THE IMPORTANCE OF EXPEDIENCY — April 4, 2024
  3. Acts 22:16 and Baptism — March 28, 2024
  4. THE INSPIRATION OF THE BIBLE — March 22, 2024
  5. “PRE-PICKED” — March 15, 2024

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Apr 11

THE LORD’S CHURCH

It is the heart’s desire1 of the members of the Lord’s church2 to glorify God3 by living obediently4 to His5 every Word6, and strive7 to save the lost8 by teaching the soul-saving Gospel9 and living the light-shining example.10 1Matt 22:37 Jesus said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, …

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Apr 04

THE IMPORTANCE OF EXPEDIENCY

In the Bible, there are commands which are specific and there are commands which are generic. That is, sometimes God not only tells us WHAT to do, He also tells us HOW to do it. Such is a specific command. An example of this is the command to baptize. We are told what to do …

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Mar 28

Acts 22:16 and Baptism

Saul, whose name was later changed to Paul, was a persecutor of the church. Upon one such crusade, as he was on his way to Damascus, Jesus appeared to him in a great light. The confrontation convinced Saul that Jesus was indeed the Christ. In deep remorse, Saul neither ate nor drank for three days. …

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Mar 22

THE INSPIRATION OF THE BIBLE

When pollsters survey a population with the question, “Do you believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God?” the majority (in this country) answer “Yes.” However, when asked of their idea regarding its inspiration, the replies are quite diverse: “In thought, but not in word;” “Some of it is, but some of it isn’t;” …

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Mar 15

“PRE-PICKED”

A certain college had two geography teachers.  As each received a list of their students before the new classes met, the first teacher went through the list assigning each student a final grade of either passing or failing.  However, the second teacher made a list of class requirements (weekly tests, a grading scale, mid-term and …

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Mar 08

THE BIBLE and THE CHURCH

TERMS. The church (which means: “called out”) is called out of darkness into light (1 Peter 2:9- 10). The church is also called: Kingdom (Colossians 1:13); body (1 Corinthians 12:27); household (1Timothy 3:15); bride of Christ (Romans 7:21); and more. THE BEGINNING OF THE CHURCH. In Ephesians 3:10-11, it is clear that the church was …

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Mar 01

DESCRIPTION OF THE JUDGEMENT

The sobering words of a song which is often sung are these: “There’s a Great Day coming, a Great Day coming, There’s a Great Day coming by and by.” The renown statesman Daniel Webster, upon being asked for the most sobering thought he ever had, replied: “To stand before God at judgment.” Indeed, this ought …

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Feb 23

Your Soul

Your Soul Your soul is created by God,1 and cannot be destroyed by man.2 It is of far greater value than all the world.3 Your soul is to love God,4 find joy in the Lord,5 thirst for God,6 trust in God,7 and follow hard for God.8 Your soul is to bless9 and praise God.10 God …

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Feb 23

The Lord’s Church

The Lord’s church is the greatest institution on earth. It was planned before the beginning of the world (Eph. 3:9), prophesied throughout the Old Testament (Isa. 2:2-4; Dan. 2:44; etc.), and was built by Christ (Matt. 16:18). There was, and always will be only one (Eph. 4:4) that is acceptable to the Lord (Matt. 15:13). …

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Feb 16

THIS IS NOT A HAMBURGER STAND

I had a call early one Sunday morning and the person asked, “How long will your services last and do you serve the Lord’s Supper first or last?” They were probably traveling and wanted their crackers and grape juice to go. Many are demanding today that we be quick and convenient. It seems that many …

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