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Do You Believe a Book You've Never Read?
I grew up in a semi-conservative church. We were told to read our Bibles and we were encouraged to memorize Scripture. However, I did not learn the Bible very diligently. I read portions of the Bible almost every day and yet, I didn't hunger or thirst to ... read more
Do You Nullify the Good Teaching You Hear?
Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word; but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things come in and choke the word, making it unfruitful. (Mark 4:18-19)
The seed that fell among thorns stands ... read more
Do You Tolerate Evil?
Although they know God's righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them. (Rom 1:32)
A shocking thing is happening in American religion. Many reli ... read more
If Any Man Sin...
My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
1 John 2:1
As you will probably notice from our website, we teach the truth of the Bible that Je ... read more
Legalism, Grace and Faith
Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith apart from the deeds of the law. (Romans 3:28)
Even so faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. (James 2:17)
Sadly, when we speak of obedience to God many people mistakenly think tha ... read more
"Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil" (Ecclesiastes 12 ... read more
Struggling With Sin
"Struggling with sin" is a phrase that is used rather lightly in many religious circles. What does it mean to "struggle" with something? The word "struggle" means to "fight against"; it means to "strive not to give in". It does not mean or imply ... read more
The Many and the Few
"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it."
If you will exa ... read more
The Sin of Complaining
And do not complain as some of them did and were destroyed by the destroyer. (1 Cor. 10:10)
Complain: to utter expressions of grief, resentment, uneasiness, or pain; to lament, murmur, or find fault. (Webster's Dictionary)
Do you complain? Don ... read more
I hope all of you who read this are seeking the Lord with all your heart, mind, soul, and strength. Before you read this message, I would encourage you to have a Bible with you so you can look up the verses I refer to. Also, please read the surrounding pa ... read more
What is a Christian?
There are many thousands of religious people and church members who are not real Christians. The Bible describes them as "having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof" (II Tim.3:5). They regard themselves as Christians, and have the outward ... read more
Who will be saved?
You may be confident, as many are today, that you are saved. But is your assurance based on the whole of what the Bible says about salvation? Or is your confidence based on what other people have told you? The purpose of this study is to show what the Scr ... read more