“Baptist” (“Baptizer”) in the Bible was the occupation of “John The Baptizer” (the immerser). His parents were Elizabeth and Zacharias. He was destined to be great. “Many shall rejoice at his birth. For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord” (Lk 1:14-16). He “remained in the deserts till the day of his


Quite early in Jesus’ ministry a conversation He did hold With Nicodemus who needed instruction, though quite old. He could never see the kingdom of God – its that plain Unless he “of the water and the spirit” be born again. John 3:3-5 Last words of a man are often thought of great significance Especially


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


WHAT IS IT? In I Corinthians 13:10 we read “that which is perfect” is coming. Is this Christ, a time, a thing or an event? In chapter 12, Paul wrote about nine spiritual gifts (12:8-10), and cautioned that unity among Christians must not be broken (12:25). One gift was the ability to speak a foreign


Adding to truth turns it into a lie. Many stern warnings are given in the bible about adding to or taking away from God’s word. Read some of thee solemn warnings in Rev 22:18-19, 1 Cor 4:6; 2 Tim 4:1-4. The true original Christian doctrine and worship is not difficult to understand. As we look


THE BOOK OF ACTS is the record of Jesus’ last words being carried out: “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believes and is baptized shall be saved” (Mark 16:15f). Acts records several cases of people becoming Christians. One is in chapter 16 where we find Paul preaching,


The last sermon my dad, Louis, preached was based on this verse in 2 Kings 20:15. This question is important, not only in the days of Isaiah and Hezekiah, but also in our days. What about your house? If unexpected visitors came into your house, what would they see? Would they see things that indicate


Proof of the wisdom and plan of God was seen last week at the College Hill Church of Christ. The splendid sermon Sunday morning by minister Robert Waller, “The Fork In The Road,” set the theme for the day. He read the famous poem, “The Road Not Taken,” by Robert Frost projected on the screen,


Jesus occasionally taught in the synagogues, the meeting places of the Jews, but most of his teaching was done outdoors to the multitudes along the way. He left these last words for his disciples: “As you are going, preach the gospel to the whole world” (Mk 16:15). He traveled to all the towns and villages,


Stubbornness is unyielding refusal to change one’s mind or course of action. In the Bible this word described rebellion against God and His Word. It can describe the gluttonous and disobedient son who rebels at his father’s command (Dt 21:18-21; 9:27). It can also be a complete rejection of God in turning to “iniquity and