Resolutions from the Last Will and Testament

Mutual forbearance

On June 28, 1804, Barton W. Stone (1772-1844) and five other men signed the Last Will and Testament of the Springfield Presbytery. This document was one of the most significant of the Restoration Movement. It expressed a desire to dissolve their recently-formed body (the Springfield Presbytery) as they recognized that all such denominational bodies and […]

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Top 5 Articles on Plain Bible Teaching in 2020

Top 5 Articles in 2020

Well, we’ve reached the end of an eventful year. It’s important to take time at the end of a year to reflect on what has happened as we prepare for what will be coming in the future. Here on Plain Bible Teaching, one of the ways I do this is by going back and seeing […]

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Book Review: Marx, Lenin, and Jesus

Marx, Lenin, and Jesus (cover)

After an election season, many may be burned out by politics. However, the subject of this book is still an important topic and one that is more than just a political one. The book we will review here is one that I recently read: Marx, Lenin, and Jesus: Communism or the Bible? by David E. Pratte.

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What Has This Year Taught Us?

Masked couple

With a global pandemic, lockdowns, economic woes, a contested Presidential election, and more, this has been quite an unusual year. While the wise man noted that “there is nothing new under the sun” (Ecclesiastes 1:9), from our perspective it can seem like we are living in unprecedented times. As the events of this year have […]

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Why People Do Not Receive Jesus

Scribes and Pharisees

“He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him. But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name” (John 1:11-12). When Jesus came and preached to the Jews, many “did not receive Him.” […]

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Thankful: Conclusion

Thankful

Over the last few weeks, we have considered some reasons why we are to be thankful to God. We are to give thanks for His word because it shows us the way of salvation and what we should do to please Him. We are to show gratitude for the blessings that we receive in this […]

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Faith, Hope, Love

1 Corinthians 13:13

“But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love” (1 Corinthians 13:13). This is a familiar and favorite Bible verse for many people. Yet do we understand what it means? This is an important verse, but we need to consider it in its context so that we can learn […]

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