Rightly Dividing the Truth

Bible open with magnifying glass on it.

Understanding the difference between the unchangeable principles of the gospel, and the context of the original text. Note: if you prefer, here is a PDF version of “Rightly Dividing the Truth“ I have observed a common fear and misunderstanding within the church, regarding scriptural text, the differences in local ministerial guidance, and then the actual … Read more

Communion – The Lord’s Supper

Lord's last supper

This communion ordinance is known as: “the Lord’s supper” because Christ instituted it (Luke 22:19-20, Matthew 26:26-28, Mark 14:22-24) and the Apostle Paul also spoke of it this way (1 Corinthians 11:20). It is known as the “communion” because of the common participation in it of the those that are saved. “The cup of blessing … Read more

Sanctification and the Infilling of the Holy Spirit

Pentecost

Note: if you prefer, here is a PDF version of “Sanctification and the Infilling of the Holy Spirit“ Webster defines the word ‘sanctify’ as: 1. To make sacred or holy; to set apart to a sacred office or to religious use or observance; to consecrate by appropriate rites. 2. To make free from sin; to … Read more

Baptism

Baptizing in the river

Note: if you prefer, here is a PDF version of “Baptism” Baptism is derived from the Greek word “baptize” meaning “to immerse”. Never is sprinkling or pouring found in the Bible in relation to water baptism. Water baptism signifies a burial as well as a resurrection. So according to the example in the Bible, we … Read more

Salvation Through Jesus Christ

looking up to heaven

Note: if you prefer, here is a PDF version of “Salvation Through Jesus Christ” The very mission of the Son of God in coming to earth was to bring salvation to lost, sinful man, and to reconcile man’s relationship with his heavenly Father through the removal of sin. “For the Son of man is come … Read more

Repentance

Sorrow Grief

Note: if you prefer, here is a PDF version of “Repentance” When Jesus began His ministry, the first thing He preached was the doctrine of repentance. “From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” ~ Matt 4:17 When a sinner begins to feel the … Read more

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