Verse of the Day

Matthew 4:4But He answered and said, "It is written, 'MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE, BUT ON EVERY WORD THAT PROCEEDS OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.'"

Bible Reading

Isaiah 25-28
Hebrews 13

Colbert church of Christ

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Preach Truth in Love no Matter How Hostile the Environment


(Thoughts on Ezekiel 2-3) The spiritual state of God's people in Babylonian captivity had reached an alarming condition during the days of Ezekiel. They were rebellious, disrespectful to God, and strongly opposed His Laws (Ezekiel 2:3-4). Such a condition of the heart would prove to be a hostile environment of "briars and thorns" for any who would ex...
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Wisdom, Knowledge, and Understanding

  Stock markets and the commodities and exchange commission places a present value on stocks, bonds, and commodities such as gold, silver, platinum, copper, and iron. There are treasures; however, that no earthly market or appraiser can measure. These treasures have no earthly standard but rather they are measured by God. This priceless treasu...
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Character


The word character is defined as "the combination of qualities or features that distinguishes one person, group, or thing from another" (AHD 259). Christians are known to have a 'distinguishing' character from that of the world. We often refer to this as being "sanctified" (cf. 1 Corinthians 1:2). What is it that distinguishes the true Christian from the ...
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A Holy Kiss


Romans 16:16 "Salute one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ salute you." Authorized fellowship is the focus of Romans chapters 12-16. The apostle Paul precisely identifies the bounds of fellowship in areas of adiaphora (matters of indifference) in Romans 14 and fellowship in the area of doctrine in Romans 16. The text of Romans 14...
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The Lord

Many claim to love and worship the Lord. Unlawful actions; however, will make the claim of worshipping God vain. Jesus said, "In vain do they worship me teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men" (Matthew 15:9). The word worship means "to do reverence or homage by kissing the hand" (Moulton 351). Liddell and Scott add, "to fall down and worsh...
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