Category Archives: Commitment

Buy Up Your Opportunities

by William J. Stewart The above phrase appears in the 1912 Weymouth New Testament rendering of Ephesians 5:16 and Colossians 4:5. To the people of Ephesus, Paul wrote, “Therefore be very careful how you live and act. Let it not … Continue reading

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Why We Should Study The Old Testament

by William J. Stewart The New Testament clearly indicate we are not under the Old Law (Romans 10:4-5; 2 Corinthians 3:7-15; Galatians 3:23-27; 5:4; Ephesians 2:14-16; Philippians 3:3-11; Colossians 2:13-17; Hebrews 8:1-13; etc.). Since we are not subject to the … Continue reading

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Read | Study | Meditate

by William J. Stewart The desire of every Christian should be to grow in faith. Essential to doing so is a focus on the word of God. Paul stated, “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” … Continue reading

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Courage: Stand Up, Speak Up

by Wayne Greeson | via Connersville Church of Christ “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” While this quote is often falsely attributed to Winston Churchill, … Continue reading

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The Early And Latter Rain

by John Welch | via The Way (highschoolroadchurch.com) A great source of frustration to Christians is the seeming lack of reward for their obedience. Many weak brethren who live on the bubble of prosperity, good health, and the best wishes of … Continue reading

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Laodiceanitis

by Dee Bowman | via southsideonline.org If that ain’t a word, it oughta to be! In the letters to the seven churches of Asia, Jesus said to the Laodiceans, “I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: … 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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Peaks & Valleys of Faith

by William J. Stewart Peaks and valleys in life is a common thing. Whether we are talking about our relationships, career, health, finances, emotional well being, or faith, there will be high and low moments. A survey of what we know … Continue reading

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Today

by William J. Stewart Did you make some new year’s resolutions for 2017? Perhaps you’d like to improve your health, or your financial position, or a relationship, or some other thing. I hope as you take stock of where your … Continue reading

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Keeping the Christ in Christianity

by William J. Stewart A common maxim postulated by some this time of year is the need to keep the Christ in Christmas. Such vehemently affirm Jesus was born on December 25; and He is the reason for the season. … Continue reading

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