Category Archives: Commitment

Going Through The Motions

Apathy or Piety | Lessons From Malachi | William J. Stewart As you read through Malachi 1, it is not difficult to see that the people in Malachi’s day were simply going through the motions when it came to their service … Continue reading

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Fathers In The Bible

by William Stewart There is no shortage of fathers in the Bible. Certainly not every man we read of on it’s pages was a father, but I suspect the vast majority were. Doubtless, there are plenty of lessons we can learn, … Continue reading

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Your Reasonable Service

William J. Stewart | Texts To Pause & Ponder On The book of Romans is filled with many great statements. The book begins with the declaration that the gospel “…is the power of God to salvation…” (1:16), and ends with the … Continue reading

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Two Or Three Gathered Together

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? You’re going on vacation, but there is no faithful congregation of God’s people meeting anywhere near your destination of choice. You believe it is important to meet with Christians each … Continue reading

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I Am Resolved … Are You?

William J. Stewart As we enter 2015, many will be making resolutions for the New Year. Here are some things I hope all members of the local church will resolve to do throughout the coming year. Resolve is defined by … Continue reading

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The Sick Lady

Jim R. Mickells Now He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up. … Continue reading

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Winning The Prize

William J. Stewart | Spiritual Lessons from the World of Sports Why do athletes compete? Fun? Comradery? Sportsmanship? Big salaries? These are all important to competitors, but what is most important to most athletes is the win. They are in … Continue reading

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More Thoughts On Attendance

William J. Stewart If you haven’t read last week’s article, please do so. If you have read it, perhaps you noticed that there were no Bible references in it. None! It wasn’t by design, it just happened that the article developed … Continue reading

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The Most Difficult Sermon

William J. Stewart What do you think is the most difficult sermon to preach? A host of topics might be suggested, but I doubt what I have in mind is one of them. The book of Revelation can be intimidating, but … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to 1998

William J. Stewart Another year has passed. Just a few more days, and 1997 will be but a time in history. That requires of us that we look ahead. We often make plans for ourselves at the end of the year, … Continue reading

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