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Anti-ism, A History of

The Lord’s church has likely never been immune to extremes. Every extreme position among God’s people, from the apostolic era to the present, revolves basically around the two opposite philosophies, commonly designated “liberalism” and “anti-ism.” …

Assembly, Not Forsaking the

Assembly, The Nature of the, in 1 Corinthians 14:26–40?

Balance, A Sudden and Curious  Emphasis on

Baptism, What the Bible Teaches About

The subject of baptism has long been one of controversy, especially in respect to its purpose and its action. I suppose that uninspired men have written at least hundreds of books and millions of words about baptism. Many of these things we could read to our profit, but those works will not be the subject of this study. Rather, we are going to study….

Bible Examples—Are They Binding?

Bible, The Inspiration of the

Boston/Crossroads Movement—A Critical Review of 3 Rs of Urban Church Growth

In 1981, a brother in Christ, Alvin Jennings, owner of Star Bible Publications, Inc., wrote and published a book titled, 3 R’s of Urban Church Growth. This book raised many eyebrows, including those of the venerable G.K. Wallace. Brother Wallace wrote a withering review of some of the major errors advocated in this book, charging that it contained elements of ….

Calvinism—Election and Apostasy in Paul's Writings

It is surpassingly ironic that those who teach the above-documented heresies cite passages from the great apostle Paul more than any other New Testament author for their proof texts.…Were Paul able to be on earth today and to see these…egregious errors that for centuries have been (and are still being) attributed to him, we believe he would be first incredulous and then enraged. 

 

Calvinism and neo-Calvinism in the Church of Christ

Although there is an obscure Protestant philosophy dating from about a century ago called “Neo-Calvinism,” this is not the general connotation of this term among the Lord’s people nowadays. By referring to “Neo-Calvinism,” we describe various ones with whom we may have once been in fellowship, but who have for some time been slouching toward some of the tenets of strict Reformation Calvinism…. 

Captivity, The, in the Major Prophets

The captivity of God’s covenant people of the Old Testament is one of the saddest chapters of all history. Never was an obscure race of men so marvelously blessed of God, and never did one squander it all on such an equally grandiose scale. Israel had every imaginable advantage.…

Christ, Confidence in

Church Discipline, Corrective

The church cannot be what it should be, maintaining its moral and doctrinal purity, its Christ-pleasing unity, and fulfilling its God-given work, without the Scripture-mandated practice of corrective discipline. Likely no Scriptural injunction has been more neglected in the church of Christ over the years than this directive.…

Church History, A Half Century of—How We Got Where We Are

My grandfather (an elder for forty years in central Texas) or even my father (whose more than thirty years of preaching ended in 1966) would not believe their eyes and ears were they to be “beamed down” into some present-day assemblies that still masquerade under the designation, Church of Christ. They would surely believe that someone had placed a Church of Christ sign on these buildings by mistake or as a prank.… 

Church, The Lord's, and the Denominations Contrasted

Depending upon which Internet source one consults, he will find various figures for the number of distinct denominations in existence (e.g., 34,000, 38,000, 40,000)…. We must therefore deal with some broad principles that demonstrate this distinction….

Church of Christ, Surprising Things About the

People who are not familiar with the church of Christ frequently express surprise upon learning of some point of doctrine or some practice that is peculiar to it. When we produce the Scriptural evidence to which a given doctrine or practice conforms and which the Word of God demands, we often hear expressions such as, "I never heard that before,' or "I didn't know that was in the Bible." These expressions of surprise…

Deacons and Deaconesses—A Study of—1 Timothy 3:8–13

Every Christian is to be a "deacon" in this general sense (I.e.., a willing servant of God and men [Mark 10:43; John 12:26]). However, there is a specific use of the term in the New Testament in reference to certain members of the church. This is made clear by the list of qualifications for those called “deacons” immediately after those of bishops (1 Tim. 3:1–7).…

Dispensations of Time

Time relates to each human being in a very personal way because from one’s birth until his death constitutes all of his “time.” … The other facet of time is the long view that embraces the interval from the beginning point of the material creation to the end of it. This is “time in the aggregate,” including all that will eventually take place between those two epochal boundaries. It is not an interruption between two eternities, but simply a “parenthesis” in the one eternity.

Elders, The Authority of

However, parallel to “anti-authority,” “anti-establishment” philosophy of the 1960s among many worldlings, there has been an even louder cry from within the church against the authority of elders.…:

What authority do elders have over their flocks which that flock does not willingly give them? None!… Did any of us ever consider where we get New Testament authority for elders making decisions?… We are of the opinion that questions are safer in the hands of the “church” than in the hands of any ship…. None of the qualities mentioned in either Timothy or Titus have to do with decision-making.…

Elders, The Reevaluation/Reaffirmation of

A brother who champions the "reaffirmation" of elders based upon periodic "reevaluation" of them began a manuscript on the subject as follows: "The reaffirmation of elders is new ground for most congregations. It is an uncharted course—a path not traveled. Few congregations have had any experience with reaffirmation.”…

Elders and Deacons, The Responsibility of, to Keep the "Unity of the Spirit"

More than any other group of men, whether considered on a congregational basis or in the church as a whole, elders are in a position to promote and preserve the pure faith and the unity and peace among brethren, both on the local level and throughout the church as a whole.…

Emotionalism Versus Proper Emotions

The Bible student immediately recognizes the validity of emotion in Christianity in such terms as joy, sorrow, fear, hate, love, and even anger. These all have their part in the thinking and behavior of Christians.  Emotion is also related to such elements as sincerity and enthusiasm. However, another term in the definitions that catches our attention is “feelings.”…

Ezra, a Model for Every Servant of God

Ezra lived during Judah’s period of captivity in Babylon in the fifth century B.C. He led a group of Jews back to Judea from their land of captivity in about 457 B.C. He rose to considerable prominence in a pagan court (Ezra 7:6, 11-28), after the manner of Joseph, Moses, Esther, Nehemiah, and Daniel.…

Faith and Works, The Dual Requirements of—James 2:14–26

These verses on the interrelationship of faith and works at once comprise one of the best-known and most controversial sections of the epistle of James. The very way in which James approached this subject implies that it was also one of considerable controversy in the first century. Protestant denominationalism has largely ignored this section of Scripture because it is one of supreme embarrassment to it. To a great degree this predominant attitude may be traced to Martin Luther, the sixteenth century reformer.…

Faithfulness Depends on Knowlege of Church History, Current Events in the Church, and of World Events Impacting the Church

One must be either a spiritual babe and/or grossly misguided to believe that knowledge of these areas of information [i.e., church history, current events in the church, and world events impacting the church] is unimportant to one’s faithfulness to the Christ. Undeniably, a major factor in the extensive apostasy the church has suffered over the past six decades has been that so many brethren have failed to inform themselves in one or more of these areas…. 

Fellowship, The Divine Nature and

Fellowship Compromises in the Church of Christ, A Response to

Since the establishment of the church, God’s faithful people in it have been a holy nation under siege by a world of allied forces consisting of atheism, humanism, paganism, hedonism, and denominationalism. Satan will not cease his opposition to the God-beloved and blood-bought church of Christ until he is finally cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, there to be forever confined (Rev. 20:10).…

Fellowship, Declaring War on

Satan and all of his minions outside the church have always opposed it.… From time to time there have been those spiritual “fifth columnists,” traitors within the kingdom of Christ, who are guilty of spiritual high treason. While feigning loyalty to their Commander-in-Chief and the Constitution of His kingdom, all the while they are consorting with the enemy.…

Fornication and Adultery—Moral Issues We Face

In the beginning God created mankind, made them “male and female,” and commanded them to “be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth” (Gen. 1:27–28).… “And the man knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain” (4:1a; cf. v. 25). That Adam “knew” Eve is a reference to their sexual union, the means by which they began the perpetual process of fruitfulness and multiplication of humankind God had ordered.… The foregoing statements make it evident that God created us with sexual instinct and appetite and with the ability to fulfill it.…

Genesis 3:1–24, An Exposition of

No one can successfully deny that all but the briefest beginning of the history of humanity is one long tale of wickedness and woe, suffering and sin. The Bible is a book about sin and a Savior. But exactly when did this miserable condition begin, and how did this sad state of affairs come to be, from which mankind needed salvation?…

God, The Foreknowledge of

The foreknowledge of God is one of those facets of His attributes that has ever intrigued men in their limited capacities. The Bible, which is God’s revelation of Himself, undeniably and frequently affirms, argues, and illustrates the case that God possesses this amazing trait. (Thus He obviously wanted mankind to know that absolute foreknowledge is innate to Godhood.)… 

God's Existence, Two Classic Arguments for

"Grace-Only"—Moser's Books Reviewed

Guilt by Association?

Is it valid for voters to question candidates for the office of President of the United States about their close associates? In the 2008 presidential campaign this question came to the fore, especially concerning Barrack Obama. His twenty-year membership in the extreme racist and anti-American Jeremiah Wright’s Chicago church….

Hagar—The Bondwoman Who Was Cast Out

God first promised in Genesis 12:1–3 that He would make a great nation of Abram. Abram’s wife Sarai (also his half-sister, 20:12) was a beautiful woman (an attribute that at times brought him worry as well as joy—12:10–20; 20:1–18), but she was barren.

Heaven, What Is, Worth to Us?

Hell, Did Jesus Believe in?

Hell has fallen on hard times. The most frequent reference to it nowadays is as a term of cursing, swearing, or intensification of expression. Others use it in a weak attempt at levity: “I want to go to Hell; after all, that’s where all my friends will be.” …

Hermeneutics, The New

Higher "Christian" Education—What Parents Have a Right to Expect of

That all of the schools (including “preacher training” schools, colleges, universities, and graduate schools) were initially founded in order to have a strong influence on brethren, and therefore on the churches of which they were members, is apparent on the surface. This effect on congregations is commendable as long as (and only as long as) a school remains true to the Faith.…

Holy Spirit, The, How Does He Convict Today?

One comes away after reading or hearing the…treatise convinced of two things, apart from agreeing or disagreeing with its content: Its author believes that (1) the Holy Spirit operates directly—in addition to His work through providence and through the agency of His Word—to convict and convert sinners and that (2) the Word alone is unable and insufficient to convict and convert the sinner.…

Holy Spirit, The Gift of the, What Is?

Good, able, scholarly, sincere brethren through the years have held—and many presently hold—that the Holy Spirit “dwells” in the Christian only figuratively; that is, He does not actually and personally dwell in us, but only “representatively.” … However, good, able scholarly, sincere brethren through the years have held—and many presently hold—that the Holy Spirit Himself actually dwells in the Christian, rather than only doing so through some agent (e.g., His Word, His “influence,” et al.).…

Holy Spirit, The, Sanctification, and Sinless Perfection

The denominational world has taken an assumed meaning of sanctification and built around it the false doctrine of sanctification unto sinless perfection, often referred to as "entire sanctification." This alleged "sanctification” is distinct from anything that occurs at the time of conversion, according to the doctrine.…

Home, Building up the Church Through the

Of the three institutions ordained by God—the church, civil government, and the home—the home is the oldest. Its stability and health (or lack thereof) fundamentally affect the stability and health of the two other institutions. God created the first home when he created Adam and then Eve and brought them together in a Divine “wedding ceremony” (Gen. 2:21–22)…. 

Hymn Study—"All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name"

Every hymn that has survived has a history and a story behind it although many of   these stories have been lost even if the hymn has survived. Fortunately, the backgrounds of many, if not most, of the best-known Gospel songs and hymns have been researched and preserved by various historians. These histories make for interesting and sometimes inspiring reading.​…

Intertestamental Period, The

From the ending of Old Testament history and prophecy to the opening words of Matthew’s Gospel account in the New Testament spans about four centuries. Historians have described…as “the four hundred silent years,” “the period of silence,” “the interval between the Old and New Testaments,” “interbiblical history,” “from Malachi to Christ,” and likely others…. 

Isaiah 2–4—Jerusalem from Three Perspectives

In Isaiah 1 the prophet unleashed numerous denunciations of God’s people that spanned the reigns of Uzziah through Hezekiah.… In chapters 2–4 Isaiah described Jerusalem from three perspectives. He first presents the perfected Jerusalem in its final, spiritual state (2:1–4), followed by a description of the polluted city he saw all about him as he wrote (2:5–4:1), and finally, he set forth the purified city (4:2–6)…

Isaiah 63–64—God's Vengeance and Mercy; Israel's Prayer for Mercy

In general, it is accurate to think of the book of Isaiah as dealing with both history and prophecy relative to the nation of Israel, its relationship to Jehovah/God, and the promise of the coming Messiah. In a larger context, however, Isaiah's writings may be seen as having relevance for God's people in any time period….

Isaiah 65:17—The "New Heavens and a New Earth"

Jehovah promised through Isaiah, near the close of his great book, the following: “For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind” (Isa. 65:17). The Lord had Isaiah repeat this prophecy in almost the closing words of his oracle….

Jeremiah 1:4–10, Exposition of

The sad fact is that the church at the close of the twentieth century contains a large and growing number of congregations that do not want and will not long tolerate a preacher who preaches what the Bible plainly says on a host of subjects and who takes longer than twenty minutes to do so. By their own foolish and carnal requirements, they would not knowingly let Jeremiah (to say nothing of John the Baptizer, Paul, Stephen, or even the Lord Himself) within ten miles of their pulpits! 

Jeremiah, God's Commission to

Few Old Testament characters equal and none surpass the prophet Jeremiah’s devotion to Jehovah God (McClish, 41–60). His refusal to compromise the message God commissioned him to preach to Jerusalem’s stiff-necked apostates in the face of brutal and terrifying persecution is worthy of the grandest admiration and emulation.…

Jesus' I Am Statements in John

The subject of this manuscript involves Jesus’ employment of strong and vivid metaphors. John recorded seven metaphorical statements of the Lord in which He conveyed not only His Deity, but also His all-sufficiency to supply the direst needs of humanity. In each of these He declared, “I am the…” and then named an entity to convey some facet of His nature, function, or ability.…

Joshua—Conqueror of Canaan

The only reason Joshua was not the greatest man of his time is because he was contemporary with Moses. None would question that he and Moses were the two principal characters of their era. We know little of Joshua’s ancestry…

Josiah, the Royal Restorer

Josiah’s reign is recorded in 2 Kings 22–24 and 2 Chronicles 34–35. He was the sixteenth king of Judah after the division of the united Kingdom of Israel in the tenth century B.C. He is one of the most remarkable kings of Judah from several perspectives

Judgment, A Study of the Final

It is not possible to correctly conceive of man's relationship to God while ignoring or denying the reality of man's accountability to God. The fact that the Scriptures exist as the revelation of God's will for man and that they insist that man must be obedient to the Divine will necessarily implies a time of accounting….

Liberalism and Anti-ism—Two Erroneous Extremes

History reveals that men are susceptible to extremes in almost every arena of thought and behavior. This is no more clearly demonstrable than in the field of religion…. The Lord’s church has been plagued by extremes from time to time. Every extreme position from the day of the apostles to the present revolves around the two opposite extremes generally designated “liberalism” and “anti-ism.”…

Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage: Civil or Divine Law? McClish-Whitten Discussion

I do not know precisely how long ago I came to the conclusions you find so “disconcerting,” but it was well over 20 years, which is likely longer ago than some of those you named have held them. Believe it or not, it is still possible (even for a light-weight such as I) to arrive at conclusions concerning Scripture through my own study.… 

Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage, Christ Confronts Error About

Among the subjects upon which the Lord confronted enemies of the Truth was that of marriage, divorce, and remarriage. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus issued some basic principles regarding this subject: “But I say unto you, that every one that putteth away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, maketh her an adulteress: and whosoever shall marry her when she is put away committeth adultery” (Mat. 5:32).…

Matthew, the Man, A Study of

It is ironic that Matthew is one of the most familiar names of all of the personalities of the New Testament, yet there is only a smattering of biographical information about him available to us. The sparsity of material about the life of this well-known apostle illustrates the fact that the Scriptures never seek merely to satisfy human curiosity.…

Moral Decisions, Principles for Making

Another chapter in this book confidently asserts the existence of an absolute moral standard and that the Bible is that standard, to which I fully subscribe. The material in this chapter acknowledges that proffered standard, the Bible, as the infallible and absolute standard of right and wrong, and the only inerrant and objective standard. Its impeccability lies in the fact that it is from God rather than from a mere man or men….

Morals in an Immoral Age

It is no secret to those of us who have lived a few decades that our nation has suffered a catastrophic decline in moral principle and behavior over this span. Those who are 20 or fewer years old are incapable of fully recognizing this decay, because its onslaught was well underway when they discovered America—they have known little different.…

Moses, The Great Man of God

We should not wonder, then, that even confirmed ignoramuses in all things Biblical are quite likely to know the name of Moses and perhaps a fact or two about his life. He is just that much of a historical giant, not only in Biblical history, but also in all history.…

Music, Instrumental— Aid or Addition?

The fuller reading of the title of this chapter would be, “Is Instrumental Music an Aid or an Addition to the Singing prescribed by the New Testament in Christian Worship?” By this I mean, does it somehow assist the singing itself or the singers in the worshiping of God and His Son? Should we grant that it does in some way aid the singing and/or the singers, we would still need to ask further if it is merely an aid.…

"One Faith," The

Obedience, Biblical, A Study of

From almost the first page of the Bible, and certainly to the last, God’s Word sets before us the necessity of obedience to God. This is so much so that we can say without fear of successful contradiction that the principal unrelenting theme of the Bible from beginning to end is that man must obey God or suffer dire consequences.…

Parables, Jesus Teaches in

While parabolic teaching certainly did not originate with Christ, it cannot be denied that He elevated this figure of speech to unprecedented heights of beauty and potency. His reasons for beginning to teach in this manner are explained in some detail in verses 10–17.…    

Pentecostalism, The Destructive Consequences of

A new surge of belief in modern-day miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit began in the 1960s. It has been labeled “Neo-Pentecostalism.” The “old” Pentecostalism was generally given little respect by Protestant, Catholic, or Orthodox sects. It was usually associated with….

Persecution, The Christian and

The persecution of the righteous began in the shadow of the Garden of Eden as righteous Abel was slain by his jealous brother Cain because Abel’s “works were righteous” (Gen. 4:3–8; 1 John 3:12). Persecution of the righteous continued throughout Old Testament history. The prophets of God were treated in especially brutal and shameful ways as they fulfilled their God-given tasks. 

Philippians 3:1–2—Warnings About Dogs

When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The reason for this is not hard to discover. There were severe, catastrophic problems threatening the very existence of the churches involved in the aforementioned letters….

Philippians 3:1–11—Losing All Things To Gain Christ

When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The reason for this is not hard to discover. There were severe, catastrophic problems threatening the very existence of the churches involved in the aforementioned letters, and Paul had to address those problems directly.…

Preaching—"Take Heed to the Ministry…"

Paul wrote the exhortation contained in the title above to Archippus, a member of the Colossian Congregation. Ministry is from a cognate of the Greek word from which translators gave us "deacon."  …Paul included him in the greeting of his letter to Philemon, calling him his “fellow-soldier.” Thus the service Archippus rendered the church in Colossae appears to have been preaching the Gospel.… 

Preaching? What Is Appropriate

To ask what is appropriate in preaching is to imply that some behaviors and messages are appropriate, while others may be inappropriate. Our task is to discover and emphasize what Gospel preaching involves.…"

Premillennialism Is Fatal Error

Premillennialism and the Second Coming of Christ

The Second Coming of Christ is one of the most persistent themes of the New Testament, with scarcely a book thereof omitting it.… the vast majority of professed believers in God, His Son, and the Bible have been ensnared by wild speculations about the “what,” “when,” “why,” and even the “where” of Christ’s return. These theories are part of the system of theology generally called “Premillennialism.”…

"Prophesy Ye Not"

Micah was God’s prophet in Judah to those outside of Jerusalem, but his message was both to Samaria and Jerusalem (i.e., Israel and Judah).… Micah prophesied the fall of both Israel (1:6–7) and Judah (3:12) and that Judah would be taken to Babylon (4:10).…  Micah and his message from God were not generally welcomed: The people had their own message for him: “Prophesy ye not” (2:6a).…

Psalms 119—Tribute to Jehovah's Word

None who love and revere the Word of God can fail to be fascinated by the psalm’s incessant exaltation of the law of Jehovah….

Realized Eschatology and Acts 2:29–36

Some may be curious about why an exposition of a portion of the Pentecost sermon belongs to a study, the purpose of which is to refute and expose the theological creed known as “Realized Eschatology.” (Make no mistake; this dogma is not merely two or three strange doctrinal positions. It is as much a system of theology as Calvinism or dispensational premillennialism—and is just as deadly to the soul.…

Realized Eschatology and Daniel 12

I caution the reader not to consider “Realized Eschatology” as merely a “doctrine.” It is far more. It is a system of theology every bit as much as dispensational premillennialism and Calvinism are. Just as the 1,000-year passages in Revelation 20 constitute the “tail” that wags the entire premillennial “dog,” so the AD 70 destruction of Jerusalem wags the whole “Kingism” dog…..

Restoration Plea, The Validity of the—A Critical Review of Illusions of Innocence

Illusions of Innocence is the title of a book written by Richard T. Hughes and C. Leonard Allen…. The book title implies both their thesis and their conclusion: Restoration is a mere illusion, and only the innocent (read ”naïve”) attempt it or believe they can accomplish it. The authors thus sit upon their thrones of superior knowledge and wisdom, and from elitist ivory towers of academe look with condescension on those of us who deny both their thesis and conclusion….

Restoration Principle, What Is the—Is It Scriptural?

Our title is composed of two questions. The first of these seeks definition of the “restoration principle.” Permit me to illustrate this definition by means of an automobile “allegory.” Automobiles have intrigued me since childhood. I learned to drive in a 1938 Ford pickup (it rolled off the assembly line the same year I discovered America).…

Restored, Has the New Testament Church Been?

It has become popular among numerous religious elitists to guffaw at the very suggestion that the original church has been restored to its pristine state in modern times. Such scoffers utter a resounding “no” in answer to the question of our title, believing that only Neanderthal nincompoops would even entertain the notion….

Romans 16—A Commentary

Romans 16 is one of the most completely personal sections to come from the pen of Paul or from that of any inspired writer. Of its twenty-seven verses eighteen of them relate to per­sonal commendations, greetings to those in Rome, or greetings being sent to Rome from various ones who knew Paul was writing the letter.…

Salvation, Plan of: McClish-Clark Exchange

Dear Sir, I am not trying to offend but am writing because of a concern I have about the CoC [Church of Christ]. Sinners, confronted with their need of salvation, frequently stumble over the simplicity of the salvation which God offers.…

Scripture, Respecting the Silence of

Along with their demonstrable general disrespect for the authority of Scripture, a major tactic of these ”new hermeneutic” apostates has been the destruction of respect for the silence of Scripture. They know that only by eliminating (if possible) adherence to this necessary hermeneutical principle will they be able to accomplish fully their wicked intent….

Scriptures, Some Commonly Misapplied

The goal of honest and earnest Bible students is to ascertain what the Scriptures actually teach. It must always be our desire to make sure that we are not drawn too quickly to what a passage seems to say before we are certain that it does in fact say what it sounds like it says.…

 

Sin, The Man to Whom God will not Reckon—Exposition of Romans 5:6–8

No more significant subject can be contemplated and researched, because involved in identifying those “to whom the Lord will not reckon sin” and the means by which this is accomplished is the key to both initial and continued forgiveness of the guilt of sin and eventual salvation from the eternal consequences of sin…. 

Singing, Building up the Church Through

Synecdoches, Recognizing and Interpreting 

Temptation, Overcoming

In the drama of life, temptation is a real and ever-present factor for the Christian. Perhaps even those persons who have no conscience are sometimes tempted, if only to do something honorable and decent occasionally!…

Unity in (Spite of) Diversity

Withdraw Fellowship, A Congregation may, from Other Congregations

Word, God Hath Spoken the Living

From his Roman prison cell, Paul wrote concerning the Gospel, “Wherein I suffer hardship unto bonds, as a malefactor; but the Word of God is not bound” (2 Tim. 2:9). Paul thus recognized the incomparable glory and power of God’s Word. Men may imprison the messenger of God, but they cannot imprison the message.…

Worship, Shall We, in Truth or by Tradition?

 

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4 Responses to “Major Manuscripts”

  • Dear Dub:

    During a time In my life when I felt so hopeless, I studied this beautiful sermon, "The Man To Whom God Will Not Reckon Sin". Dub, I have never heard what God did for me explained in this manner. My faith in Him was renewed 20 fold. I almost broke out in tears during the Lord's supper. Just when I thought that I couldn't stand the pain of not being there another minute, I felt like I had hope. If only the whole world could understand what God has done for us and repent and come and seek Him out dilligently to do His will. You are the best brother I've ever had. Thank you for this beautiful sermon.

    Judy

    • Dub McClish:

      Dear Judy:

      I’m delighted that you found the MSS you mentioned so helpful and touching. Your kind comments are humbling.

      Yours in Christ,

      Dub McClish

  • weldon Blake:

    Dub,

    I seldom comment on the internet, but I want to acknowledge how much your web page has helped me over the years. I use your material shamelessly in Bible classes, sermons and for personal study.

    Thank you  

    Weldon

    • Dub McClish:

      Dear Weldon,

      Your response reflects the very reason I began and continue to improve and upload new material to TheScripturecache.com. Thank you for your generous comments and for taking time to express them. And please continue “shamelessly” to use this resource in your good efforts to preach and teach God’s Word.

      Yours in the Cause,

      Dub McClsh

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