The Prodigal’s Brother The prodigal son and his brother shared at least one thing in common… they both thought their worthiness as a son depended on their behavior. The prodigal reached the point that he acknowledged his unworthiness because of his disobedience, while his older brother questioned why he hadn’t received worthy recognition for his obedience.
Holding Fast What is the basis of the encouragement we need to hold fast the profession of our faith in these troubled times? Nothing less than the fact that God is faithful!
The Law of Kindness Simple but rare. Basic but vital. Kind hearts and kind deeds. One of the most prominent characteristics of a disciple of Christ ought to be kindness. Just simple kindness. It will set you apart from the rest of the world.
Evangelism, A Grateful Heart How grateful are we for what we have in the New Testament Church? Shouldn’t our gratefulness be demonstrated by the effort we make to share the good news with others? Are there any of the Lord’s people out there who would rejoice in the message of salvation by grace just like…
Life of Purpose What am I doing here? What’s it all about? What would God have me to do? Familiar questions? God’s will often escapes us… Finding meaning in life is not always clear. Brother Matt looks at some principles to help us answer these and other similar questions.
Forgiveness, Seth Kelly In his recent message from the pulpit, Brother Seth demonstrates the abundant mercy God has showered down upon undeserving sinners. Using the Apostle Paul as a primary example, Brother Seth also uses passages from Luke 7, Romans 5, and Psalm 103.
Identifying the Church What marks of identity can we find in the New Testament regarding the Church? It’s necessary for us to follow the New Testament pattern if we want to be the Church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
Psalm 122, J.L.Hopper “I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.” Brother Hopper helps us see more clearly some of the foundational principles of the Church.
Our Founding Fathers, Psalm 127:1 “Except the Lord build the house…” Without question, this nation was founded upon the principles of morality laid down in God’s word. Our Founders acknowledged that without the blessings of the Almighty, this nation could not stand.
High Cost of Discipleship Elder Michael Green, Jr. teaches us, first of all, that discipleship is distinct from sonship. Having established that principle, Brother Michael then emphasizes three points of discipleship: it is costly, it requires great commitment, but it is the most worthwhile endeavor in which we could ever engage ourselves.