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The call and cost for personal discipleship

by Theodore Wright.   Taking up your own cross. And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple. – Luke 14:27 (KJV)   The gift of eternal life is free. Discipleship has a cost. Count the cost for being a disciple.     Luke 14:28-33 (KJV) For which of […]

Home fellowship should not be about entertainment

by Theodore Wright.   Luke 10:38-42 (KJV) 38 Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word. 40 But Martha […]

Raise the Standard, Lower the Skirts

by Mrs. E. F. Harvey from the I. H. Convention Herald.   French fashion designers have decreed this year that women should wear their skirts the shortest since Eve. We should have thought skirts had gone up just about as high as women would have dared to wear them in a Christian country. But even […]

The Lord’s Harvest: be prepared

by Theodore Wright.   When doing a large outreach in a city, there are preparations to be made. The Lord has given instructions about this. Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white […]

Giants and the sons of God in Genesis chapter 6

by Theodore Wright. Genesis 6:1-8 (KJV) 1 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. 3 […]

Wives should teach their husbands submission

by Theodore Wright   When it comes to the testimony of the New Testament regarding the role of women in the church the Scripture is clear. However, a careful examination of the meaning of the original greek language is insightful on this topic. This subject often becomes a political hot-spot with many churches and with […]

The power of God demonstrated through weakness

by Theodore Wright. 1 And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.  2 For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.  3 And I was with you in weakness, and in […]

dokimos – The Approved Ones

Article by Michael A. Danforth Edited by Theodore Wright   For we dare not class ourselves or compare ourselves with those who commend themselves. But they, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise. – 2 Corinthians 10:12 (NKJV) The word “commend” means to strengthen, to join, to establish in the […]

The Kingdom of God suffers violence

by Theodore Wright.   And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come. – Matthew 24:14 (KJV) What gospel are we to preach? The gospel of the Kingdom. “The Kingdom of Heaven” as Matthew describes in His gospel is […]

Christian: Who is your covering?

by Steve Coleman There are many Christians who have asked, “Who is my covering?” The word covering has not generally been found in historic Christian literature, but it has been brought to people’s attention through the teachings of the shepherding movement that was popular in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Some of the shepherding movement’s teachings […]

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