Category Archives: Obedience

What About the Thief on the Cross?

by Keith Sharp When faced with a Bible passage that plainly teaches the necessity of water baptism for salvation, many of our friends protest, “But what about the thief on the cross? He was saved forty feet above the high … 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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What Shall We Do?

by William J. Stewart Behold, I send My messenger, and he will prepare the way before Me. … he will turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers… (Malachi 3:1; 4:6) Approximately 400 years before … Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Not Sin?

by William J. Stewart In 2 Corinthians 5:21, the apostle Paul refers to Jesus as “Him who knew no sin.” The apostle John concurs, saying “in Him there is no sin” (1 John 3:5). Jesus lived thirty-some years on this … Continue reading

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Temptation (2 of 2)

William J. Stewart It is a fairly common thing for professional sports teams to carefully watch video of their opponents. They watch to learn patterns, to decipher the other team’s playbook or game plan. If you know what your opponent is … Continue reading

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Temptation (1 of 2)

William J. Stewart At the end of Genesis 25, Esau sold his birthright to his brother Jacob. He had come from the field weary and hungry, and set a greater value on a bowl of stew than on the privilege that … Continue reading

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Why Matters

What do I mean by “why matters”? Simply this, the reason or purpose behind doing something (the why) is as important as the doing itself. We understand this in the secular world. Would it be OK if your spouse married … 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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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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