1&2 cen fathers universal church The Early Church Fathers On The Church (The First Two Centuries) It has been said that those of us who believe that the body of Christ is much larger than the local church, but is composed of all the redeemed, are Protestant in doctrine. It is the intention of … Continue reading The Early Church Fathers On The Church: A Matter Of History
Notes On Communion And Washing The Saints’ Feet
Communion 1 Corinthians 11:17-26 :17-22 The setting and context: Corinth’s divisions manifest in their common meal Jude :12 In the pl., agápai, love feasts, public banquets of a frugal kind instituted by the early Christian church and connected with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. The provisions were contributed by the more wealthy individuals and … Continue reading Notes On Communion And Washing The Saints’ Feet
What Is The Church?
What Is The Church? Over the years many people all around the world have asked the question, “What is the church?” It is the aim of this post to answer that question from the most relevant and authoritative of places, the Bible. What is the church? That is what we must determine before we delve into … Continue reading What Is The Church?
A Few Thoughts On Baptist Succession
Baptismal Succession And Baptismal Authority Note: We believe that Baptist churches are true churches of Christ, and that churches of Baptist faith and practice have existed since Christ established the first local, New Testament church during His ministry. This belief was well presented and well defended by Dr John Christian in his “History Of The … Continue reading A Few Thoughts On Baptist Succession
A Pastor’s Heart
A Pastor’s Heart Have you ever considered your pastor’s heart? What makes him tick? Why does he do the things he does? Why is he in the pulpit, the hospital room, the funeral home, and the hospice? Who are his friends? Who is his confidante? Is he happy, sad, burdened, or discouraged? Does he have … Continue reading A Pastor’s Heart
Baptism, Church Membership, And Landmarkism
Baptism, Church Membership, And Landmarkism In previous articles we have considered the significance of baptism, the baptism that is in Romans 6:1-7and Galatians 3:27, the administrator of baptism, and the authority of the churchin receiving members; so in this article we shall try to build upon these things and briefly deal with the issue of baptism and church membership. … Continue reading Baptism, Church Membership, And Landmarkism
The Administrator Of Baptism
The Administrator Of Baptism The question that is before us is, “Who is to be the administrator of baptism?” Our sole authority being that of Christ inthe Scriptures, let us go “To the law and to the testimony: If they speak not according to this word, It is because there is no light in them.” (Isaiah … Continue reading The Administrator Of Baptism
The Significance Of Baptism (Full Article)
The Significance Of Baptism “In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, and saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of … Continue reading The Significance Of Baptism (Full Article)
What Is Baptism?
whatisbaptismDownload What Is Baptism? “And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I … Continue reading What Is Baptism?
Church Discipline In The Case Of Interpersonal Disagreements
Discipline In The Case Of Interpersonal Disagreements 6c.discipline-in-the-case-of-interpersonal-disagreementsDownload “Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the … Continue reading Church Discipline In The Case Of Interpersonal Disagreements
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