Category Archive: by Gary Henson

May 20

“The Perfect Earth”

If, before the Earth had been created, God asked you how it should be designed, would you have not suggested some (or all) of the following? 1. It should not have death nor pain. 2. It should not have sorrow. 3. It should not contain any wickedness. 4. There should not be any darkness. 5. …

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Apr 23

Another 25 Things To Do For Church Growth

26. Get rid of soul endangering books. Acts 19:18-20. 27. Get rid of soul endangering TV programs. Acts 19:18-20. 28. Visit the widows. Jam. 1:27. 29. Visit the orphans. Jam.1.27. 30. Visit the sick. Matt. 25:36. 31. Send a card to the sick. Matt. 25:36. 32. Call the sick. Matt. 25:36. 33. Call the widows. …

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Apr 16

25 THINGS TO DO FOR CHURCH GROWTH

1. Teach the gospel to a lost soul. Acts 8:1,4. 2. Teach a brother out of an error. Jas. 5:18, 19. 3. Set up a Bible study with a friend and a teacher. John 1:41-49. 4. Contend for the faith when spoken against. Jude 3. 5. Admonish a heretic. Titus 3:10. 6. Charge false teachers …

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Apr 08

Christis and Denomos On: Church(es)

Christis: Hello, Denomos. I came by to invite you to our Sunday Bible class. We’re beginning a new class today in which we will study about the church. Denomos: I appreciate the invitation, but I have my denomination where I attend. And you know, it doesn’t matter which church you are in. One church is …

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Mar 25

Josiah’s Example

“…make all things according to the pattern….” – – HEBREWS 8:5 By the time Josiah became King of Judah, God’s people (to whom He gave the Law) had drifted step by step until their religious way of life was quite foreign to God’s instructions. A factor which added to the falling away was the misplacement …

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Mar 19

HOW CAN WE BE SURE WE ARE RIGHT?

While the above question is one of which we might have asked ourselves in matters pertaining to religion, it is certainly a question that others have asked of us. How CAN we be sure we are right? Consider the following: First, there IS that which is right (truth, God’s Word, the Gospel), and there IS …

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Mar 12

HOW TO HEAR

There are many How To… books, telling how to do various jobs. However, one of the most important “how to’s” is found in the Bible. When Jesus spoke the parable of the sower, He was illustrating the different ways in which a person hears and responds to the preaching of the Gospel. After giving the …

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Feb 24

Beatitudes In The Book Of Revelation

“Blessed are…” MATTHEW 5:3-11; REVELATION1:3; 14:13; 16:15; 22:14. 1. “Blessed is he that reads” (Rev. 1:3). The one who reads and understands (Mark. 13:14) will gain soul-saving knowledge (John. 8:32). Those in Antioch rejoiced after reading the epistle (Acts 15:31). We walk by faith (2 Cor. 5:7) which comes by hearing the Word of God …

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Feb 18

The Chain of Religious Authority

Today, man is confused as to what authority he should base his religious views. He asks, “Does the authority lie with the church?…the Pope?…councils of men?…conscience?…tradition? Jesus taught that everything men do in religion, they do either by the authority of God or by the authority of men (Matthew 21:23-25). Since the Bible is the …

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Feb 11

The Sure Way To Heaven

“And besides all this, giving all diligence, add to you faith, virtue…knowledge…self control…patience…godliness…brotherly kindness…love…. Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, ye shall never stumble.” 2 PETER 1:5-10. In order to become saved, one must follow the five steps of salvation: hear, believe, …

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