Category Archives: Integrity

Can we understand the Bible alike?

Unknown Recently a preacher raised the question: Can we all understand the Bible alike? He declared that we cannot, and asserted that those who believe that we can are simply entertaining an ignorant viewpoint. Your understanding, my understanding The claim … 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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You Search The Scriptures

by Jim Mickells | via Meditate On These Things “You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me” (John 5:39). Our Lord, in the verse above, is addressing the … 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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Satan Left The Wife And Friends

by William J. Stewart Adversity can bring out the best, and unfortunately, sometimes the worst in people. When times get tough, then it truly becomes evident who is on your side and who is not. Consider the case of the … Continue reading

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Social Media & Christians

by William J. Stewart Communication has changed drastically in my lifetime. When I was a kid, we had a rotary telephone attached to the wall. If you wanted to post a message, you needed an envelop and a stamp. Cords and … Continue reading

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Watch Your Abbreviations!

by William J. Stewart We live in an age where abbreviations are used extensively in informal written communication (texting, social media, etc.), and even to some degree in day to day conversation. Maybe you’ve overheard a teenage girl talking about her … 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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How to Form a Good Character

by Dee Bowman | via The Hickory Heights Messenger Character is the accumulation of qualities that distinguish one person from another. Character is not just one single trait, but the accumulation of all a person is, the sum total of … 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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