Category Archives: Authority

How Did Jesus View Scripture?

by Sean P. Cavender | via the Bald Knob Builder It is amazing to hear so many people talk about loving Jesus and how they follow Him, and in the same breath disparage the Bible. It is amazing, but it … Continue reading

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Let all the earth keep silence

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? …the LORD is in His holy temple. Let all the earth keep silence before Him. (Habakkuk 2:20) These words have been set to a beautiful tune and appear as song # 28 in … Continue reading

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The Pattern for the New Testament Church

by William J. Stewart A few weeks back, we noticed that we serve a God who has consistently supplied patterns for man, some of those specifically related to worship (ie. the construction of and service in both the tabernacle and … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music in Church History

by William J. Stewart We have in previous articles looked at instrumental music in the book of Revelation, the Old Testament, and the New Testament (besides Revelation). In Revelation, we found the instances of instrumental music to deal with the … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music in the New Testament

by William J. Stewart We have in previous articles looked at instrumental music in the book of Revelation, and in the Old Testament. This week, we focus on the occurrences of instrumental music in the New Testament, from Matthew through … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music in the Old Testament

by William J. Stewart In the search for instrumental music in the Old Testament, one need not go very far. In Genesis 4:21, among the offspring of Cain, we read of Jubal, who is identified as “…the father of all … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music in the Book of Revelation

by William J. Stewart In the religious world, there is a basic cognizance of the need to conduct ourselves within the confines of God’s authority. The apostle Paul, when writing to the brethren at Colosse implored, “…whatever you do in … Continue reading

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Are Earthly Governments of God or Satan?

by William J. Stewart The question which we address today is an important one, as it determines what our relationship to civil authority and law should be. If the governments of the world are established by God, then those who profess … Continue reading

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…It is shameful for women to speak…

William Stewart In last week’s article, we focused on 1 Timothy 2:11-12. We discussed the fact that Paul’s command there is not an injunction forbidding women to speak while assembled with God’s people, but rather a discourse on the nature … Continue reading

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Women Speaking In Church

William Stewart Varying views exist among religious people on the nature of and measure to which a woman may speak amidst the assembly of God’s people. Some affirm that she may participate in leadership roles among God’s elect to the same … Continue reading

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