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“And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them…” (Acts 20:7a). Note the time: the first day of the week. Note the purpose: to break bread (the Lord’s supper, I Cor 10:16-17; 11:17-34). Sunday was quickly established as a meeting day for Christians, a

CONFESSION REQUIRES COURAGE

Read Matthew 10:32-39. To confess is to make a public acknowledgment, full and open. When we confess our faith in Christ, we are acknowledging our being one with Him and our willingness to take our stand with Him. “Everyone therefore who shall confess me before men, him will I confess before my Father who is

YOUNG PASTOR’S APOLOGY

This story is in the History Of The Denton County Baptist Association, furnished by the SW Baptist Theological Library in Fort Worth. The young pastor at Pilot Point was asked to apologize during his pastorate at Pilot Point, Texas. He had gone fishing with a man who was not a Christian, so availed himself of

ARGUMENTATION ADVOCATED

“These that have turned the world upside down have come here also.” (Acts 17:6) “We have witnessed the beneficial results of public debates. A week’s debating is worth a year’s preaching, such as we generally have, for the purpose of disseminating truth and putting error out of favor. There is nothing like meeting face to

TATTOO

“TATTOO” is from a Polynesian word tatau, “to write, paint, scar or stain.” (Wikipedia) Movie stars and sports figures have them. A Harris Poll stated that 32 percent aged 25 to 29 have one. It is a topic young people have to deal with: “Is it right for a Christian to get a tattoo?” There

SUPREME COURT OF GOD

Abraham Lincoln said: “The Bible is the best gift God has given to man. All the good the Savior gave to the world was communicated through this book. But for it we could not know right from wrong. All things most desirable for man’s welfare, here and hereafter, are to be found portrayed in it.”

JUST IMAGINE!

“Eye hath not seen nor ear heard, neither hath it entered the heart of man the things which God hath prepared for them that love him” (I Cor 2:9 KJV). The songwriter said, “I can only imagine!” He pondered: Shall I kneel before Him? Shall I sing Hallelujah? Or will I be able to do

ABCD’s OF SALVATION

The believer of the Bible can KNOW about the most important things in life, including the WAY OF SALVATION. A. The first point of salvation is FAITH in Jesus Christ (Jn 3:16, 16:31), but since the demons also believe, it is obvious faith alone cannot save (Jas 2:19; Jn 12:42). B. The second point is

KNOW — NOT GUESS

The believer of the Bible can KNOW about the most important things in life. “This is life eternal, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”(Jn 17:3*) “If any man chooses to do God’s will, find out (know, KJV) whether my teaching comes from God or whether

JOE SMITH

Mormons are not timid about their church’s founder, Joseph Smith. In 1830 at age 14 he claimed he had a miraculous vision from God while he was out in the woods … resulting ten years later in the formation of the Mormon religion. Believers in the Bible deny his claim of having translated golden plates