Here are three important numbers: 9-3-1929, 6-12-1941 and 1-1-1955. The first is the date of my natural birth. The second is the date I was “born again of the water and the spirit” (Jn 3:5). The third is the date of my promises in marriage. These vital statistics mark the most significant dates to remember


History records the time and place of the beginning of the various denominations. We are not particularly interested in these, for Jesus said: “Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up” (Mt 15:13). Jesus said, “I will build my church” (Mt 16:18). We can identify His church by its date


What happens when a sincere searcher for the truth puts family and religious perceptions aside and takes a careful look at the New Testament record of the church which Christ built? How does His church compare to the newer institutions we see on every corner today? TABLE OF CONTENTS I Christ’s Church Defined A. The


Mr. Robinson wrote an article in the Star Telegram about “Choosing My Religion.” He gave several ways to choose, but one was left out: What would God’s choice be? The religious professionals suggest basing your choice on one of these: 1. What is most popular. 2. Where the best music is played. 3. Where my


Revelation 20 is perhaps the most debated passage in the Bible. However, it should not be. Those who believe Jesus will come back to this earth and reign for 1,000 years base their belief on this chapter. This theory is false for it fails to mention: (1) Christ’s second coming (2) Christ on earth (3)


Jesus taught that only a few will be saved. “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” (Mt 7:13-14) Many


A reader asks: “What is BSF?” BSF stands for Bible Study Fellowship, an interdenominational Bible study organization founded in 1959 in association with Billy Graham Crusades. It is “highly organized and disciplined” with headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. The annual budget is $22+ million. It is increasingly popular among those who have an interdenominational concept


Look at all the Bible says on the ABC’s of today’s religions. As we look at the Bible description of the church Jesus built, it’s worship, etc., we are amazed at its simplicity as compared to churches of today. We are warned to “not go beyond what is written” (I Cor 4:6; Mt 15:3-9) and


“Do you believe in visions?” She said she had visions from God, then asked if I believe we can receive visions today? My answer: Joseph Smith said he received a vision from God in 1830 resulting in the Mormon Church. Mary Baker Eddy said she received a vision from God; the result was the Christian


There are over 1400 commands from God in the Old Testament. When a specific command is given and obeyed, God blesses. When disobeyed, punishment follows. These are “written to teach us” (Rom. 15:4). 1. King Saul was commanded to kill the Amelekites and all they had (I Sam 15); he disobeyed and lost the kingdom.