Many, Yet One

[Article written by Matt Nevins. Originally published in his email newsletter “The Lamp.”] In different arenas of society, people of common interests will assemble a unique body. This body of individuals can stand as one based upon a shared platform of beliefs. We understand this quite well during election years when different candidates are running […]

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What God Has Joined Together

The topic of marriage, divorce and remarriage is a controversial issue among brethren. There are several different views regarding the Bible teaching on this subject. There has been much writing and debate recently, particularly over the rights of an innocent put-away spouse. Debates (whether written or oral) can be useful in presenting two sides of […]

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Church Growth in the New Testament

The churches of men have come up with many devices to produce numerical growth. They cater to man’s desires in order to draw them into their number. They have activities, host events, and make every sort of “ministry” they can think of that will appeal to people. Instead of looking to the denominations for how […]

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What Shall We Do?

Shortly after Jesus had ascended back into heaven, the disciples were gathered in Jerusalem. Being the day of Pentecost (Acts 2:1), a Jewish feast day, there were many Jews from different regions who had come to Jerusalem (Acts 2:5, 9-11). It is at this time that Peter delivered what we often refer to as the […]

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Beware the Leaven of the Pharisees

“And Jesus said to them, ‘Watch out and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees…” (Matthew 16:6). In the verse above, Jesus warned his disciples about an influential religious group that He confronted on many occasions. He exposed them repeatedly and openly. There are lessons we can learn from the Pharisees that we need to […]

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Consider Your Ways!

[Article written by Matt Nevins. Originally published in his email newsletter “The Lamp.”] At various points in our lives, a call for examination is demanded. We need to evaluate where we stand, and in what direction we are headed. Paul said, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith” (2 Cor. 13:5). To […]

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The Work of an Evangelist

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Paul instructed the young preacher Timothy to “do the work of an evangelist” (2 Timothy 4:5). The charge that the apostle gave to him (2 Timothy 4:1-5) shows what the work of an evangelist is and why it is such an important work.

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