Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy

When people take the character of another, acting either in a play or in life, and they speak or act in character, they are a form of the original meaning of hypocrisy as used in the Scriptures. Vine defines the primary meaning as “a reply, an answer,”…as the...
What Has Happened to Preaching on God’s Plan of Salvation?

What Has Happened to Preaching on God’s Plan of Salvation?

“I really can’t remember when I preached a sermon on the ‘plan of salvation’; all our folks are already Christians, so there is no need!”  This statement was made to me by a preacher of the Gospel as long as 20 years ago!  Evidently many other preachers besides that...

Cancel Church Assemblies Because of the Flu?

Preachers argue that we shouldn’t gather on Sunday to worship as a congregation because of the coronavirus. But the bug that keeps coming back to bite them is the flu. If you replace “coronavirus” in their arguments with the word flu you will quickly see how weak and...

For Preachers and Elders: Take a Closer Look

For years we have wondered what we would do if Christians were really persecuted. As it turns out, it didn’t take persecution at all to test our faith. Since Scriptures are being misused to justify canceling the Lord’s day assembly for worship because of fear of...

The Bible and Our Youth

Youth and our young people should have the right to grow and they must have that right to grow.  In other words, we can’t start them out in full-grown status. I believe sometimes and in some cases in the past we have started our youth off and given them things they...