Category Archives: Commitment

The Process Of Revival

by William J. Stewart Last week, looking at the words of Isaiah the prophet as recorded in Isaiah 1:10-15, we saw through the example of Israel that wickedness among God’s people will: Remind the Lord of Sodom and Gomorrah (v … Continue reading

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The Need For Revival

by William J. Stewart The apostle Paul, after using Israel as an example, wrote to the Corinthians, “Let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall” (1 Cor 10:12). Sadly, sometimes we get too comfortable with the idea … Continue reading

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“Shine before men,” but “not to be seen by them”

by William J. Stewart In His teaching from the sermon on the mount, among other things, Jesus addressed our conduct before men. At first glance, the two statements which are in our article title today might appear to be opposed … Continue reading

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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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