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Being Afraid of a Somewhat-Changing Church

Being Afraid of a Somewhat-Changing Church: We previously talked about being afraid of a never-changing God and being afraid of an ever-changing culture. God is obviously more than capable of provoking fear if He wishes. After all, He does have... Continue Reading →

A Brief Summary of Women’s Roles in the Church

  Quick list of examples where God treated women better than any other culture in Bible times: 1. 1 Cor 7:3-5 Talks about how couples shouldn’t deprive each other of physical intimacy. Paul says that a woman should give her... Continue Reading →

If Jesus Preached to the Churches of Christ Today Pt. 1

If Jesus Preached to the Churches of Christ Today From the beginning, the will of God has been the same. Jesus reaffirms this in Matthew 22 When talking to the Pharisees: And he said to him, 'You shall love the... Continue Reading →

If Jesus Preached to the Churches of Christ Today Pt. 2

If Jesus Preached to the Churches of Christ Today Principles have two major roles in Scripture. Principles can be (and are) overall, general ideas and/or truths. We will discuss that in more detail in a moment. But principles are also... Continue Reading →

What is the Gift of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38)?

Who (or what) is the Gift of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2:38? Acts 2:38 “And Peter said to them, ‘Change and be immersed every one of you by the power of Jesus Christ unto the forgiveness of your sins,... Continue Reading →

An Exegetical Look of 2nd Corinthians 3:1-11, Part 2

An Exegetical Look of 2nd Corinthians 3:1-11 2 Corinthians 3:7-8 “Now if the ministry of death, carved in letters on stone, came with such glory that the Israelites could not gaze at Moses' face because of its glory, which was... Continue Reading →

An Exegetical Look of 2nd Corinthians 3:1-11, Part 1

An Exegetical Look of 2nd Corinthians 3:1-11 2 Corinthians 3:1 “Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you?”[All scripture taken from the ESV unless otherwise noted]... Continue Reading →

A Brief Commentary and Exegesis on Rev. 3:1-6 Part 2

What They Did Wrong God doesn't only know what we do, but He knows why we do it. We cannot surprise God. This is both peaceful and scary. Peaceful, because God already knows every sin we are ever going to... Continue Reading →

Greek Word Study: Ephesians 5:19 and “Eautois”

Greek Word Study: “Eautois” Eautois comes from the Greek word “Eautou” which means “of himself” or “his own.” It is in 3rd person, its plural, and masculine. Eautois is also a reflexive pronoun which basically means it ends in “selves”... Continue Reading →

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