Category Archives: Authority

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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Examples of Conversion in Acts

A chart of conversion accounts given in the book of Acts.

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Receive With Meekness The Implanted Word

William J. Stewart Looking across my bookshelf, I see many books containing various forms of valuable information. There are some ‘inspirational’ writings by well esteemed authors encouraging us to rely upon the all-powerful Author above. There are resources such as sermon … Continue reading

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Biblical Authority

William J. Stewart As we look about, we see a great number of religious groups claiming to be “Christian”. Upon examination of this hoard of ‘Bible-believing’ assemblies, we find very few agree on very little. It is almost as though there … Continue reading

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Pastors, Reverends, Priests, etc.

William J. Stewart Being one who preaches the gospel of Christ on an ongoing basis, I have had people call me a variety of things. I do not speak in regards to the disrespectful language which may come from people who … Continue reading

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Presbuterous, Episkopos & Poimen

William J. Stewart Anyone reading the title of this week’s article might very well say, “It’s Greek to me,” and would be right! The three terms above are from the Greek language, the original language in which the New Testament Scriptures … Continue reading

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