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Why Can’t We Tell Right from Wrong? Part 1

Rerun: The Fork in the Road: “The Way of UNITY between “Christian Churches” and Churches of Christ,” Midway Christian Church [This is a rerun from 2011, and now the first of a brief series.] I’m posting one more history lesson … Continue reading

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Is Baptism a Work, Part 6

Back in July 2014, I posted a series on baptism, and a subset of that series consisted of 5 lessons on “Is Baptism a Work?” Here are the links: Baptism: Is Baptism a “Work”? Part 1 Baptism: Is Baptism a … Continue reading

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Hans Rollmann’s Restoration Movement Site

For many years, Hans Rollmann maintained a website with electronic versions of Restoration Movement texts, such as writings by Barton W. Stone, Thomas and Alexander Campbell, and many others. The site went offline in 2011, and since then has only … Continue reading

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Buried Talents, Revised Edition, in Beta

I wrote an eBook, Buried Talents, regarding the role of women of the church back in 1994. It’s been available at this blog for free download very nearly since the blog began, and it’s been downloaded many thousands of times. … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13: Faith, Hope & Love, Part 4 (Falling Away)

At this point, the way we lose our salvation should be obvious. If we enter by faith, we leave by giving up our faith. As we covered in the last post, faith has three elements. We even made up a … Continue reading

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Ray Vander Laan Regarding Christmas

Longtime readers will know that I’m a fan of the teaching ministry of Ray Vander Laan. A reader has pointed out to me this audio recording of Ray speaking on Christmas. http://www.followtherabbi.com/uploads/assets/audio/originalsettingofthechr_378.mp3 Enjoy. PS — Additional audio mp3s from Ray … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13: Faith, Hope & Love, Part 3 (Salvation)

So we are saved by grace, and so long as we’re saved at all, we’re entirely saved. (Heb 10:14 NIV) For by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy. So how might I fall … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13: Faith, Hope & Love, Part 2 (Grace)

So in Part 1, we covered some of the reasons love is the greatest of all God’s gifts. We could go on, but we need to consider why faith and hope get added to the list. Why these two other … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13: Faith, Hope & Love, Part 1

Chapter 13 famously concludes with — (1Co 13:13 ESV) 13 So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love. What few notice is that this famous triad appears elsewhere in the New Testament … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13-14 (On Prophecy and Tongues, Part 2)

Tongues in Acts I take the gift of tongues in Acts 2 to have been the miraculous ability to hear in one’s own tongue — and I don’t know whether the apostles spoke in multiple languages or that’s how God allowed them … Continue reading

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