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The Difference Between Emotion & Emotionalism

by William J. Stewart Perhaps you’ve heard about it. Maybe you’ve seen it. Possibly you have even experienced it. Cunningly orchestrated music is used to stir the emotions of the crowd; an emotionally charged evangelist spurs them on with repetitive chants; … Continue reading

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Is There A Standard For Our Worship?

by William J. Stewart How shall we decided what should and what should not be a part of our worship? A quick look at the religious world reveals a number of distinct worship practices and customs. Some hold that the … Continue reading

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A Difference Between Service and Worship

by William J. Stewart A growing movement exists in the religious world to broaden the common conception of what worship is. Rather than worship being limited to specific activities, many are embracing the idea that worship is a lifestyle; that every … Continue reading

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What Does The Term “Worship” Really Mean?

by William J. Stewart A myriad of writers through the years have penned much literature on the topic of worship. If one were to compile all the “worship is” statements obtainable, an exhaustive volume would no doubt be the result. And … Continue reading

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Are You Ashamed of the Gospel?

by Sean P. Cavender One of the greatest statements in all of the Bible is found in Romans 1:16 where Paul stated, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ; for it is the power of God unto … Continue reading

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Worshiping with a Renewed Spirit

by William J. Stewart A midday break while walking from Judea to Galilee resulted in a significant conversation. So weighty were the matters discussed, that the Holy Spirit had John record it for all future would-be worshipers. “The hour is coming, … Continue reading

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Are Things In This World Inherently Sinful?

by William J. Stewart It is important for us to walk in God’s way, to be in the world and not of the world. We do not want to practice or accept what is contrary to God’s will. Some, in … Continue reading

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Could You Repeat That?

by Rusty Taylor | via bridgeviewchurch.com We know well the importance of certain sayings that the biblical authors saw fit to state not once but twice. Paul says in Galatians 1:8-9, “But even if we or an angel from heaven … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want To Grow Up

by Jim Mickells | via The Hickory Heights Messenger Sylvia and I were watching America’s Funniest Home Videos on night a few years ago, when a teacher asked some of their students a question. There were two young boys, about … Continue reading

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How to Form a Good Character

by Dee Bowman | via The Hickory Heights Messenger Character is the accumulation of qualities that distinguish one person from another. Character is not just one single trait, but the accumulation of all a person is, the sum total of … Continue reading

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