Verse of the Day

1 John 4:11-12Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.

Church Organization - The Deacon

The church of Jesus Christ has organization on a local level (Acts 14:23; 1 Peter 5:2). The word a organization" is defined as a something comprising elements with varied functions that contribute to the whole and to collective functions; organism" (AHD pg. 876). The elements of the Lord's church are the saints, bishops and deacons. Paul addressed t...
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Church Organization

  The Elder Paul and Barnabas traveled through Galatia establishing churches and organizing them by the authority of God. This organization included elders in the body of Christ (Acts 14:21-23). The importance of having elders in every church is illustrated in Paul's statement to Titus who was in Crete. Paul said; "For this cause left I thee i...
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Personal Accountability





Most of us have had to serve jury duty at some point or another in our past. A few years back I was actually one of the ones who made it through the screening process to serve on a jury. l, along with other selected jurors, was escorted into a courtroom where we were to hear the charges against an individual. Once in the courtroom, I saw the judge,...
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The Book of Hebrews

This article shall give an overview of the book and note practical applications for Christians today. The Hebrews Christians were suffering "reproaches and afflictions," being "made a gazing stock," and having their "possessions spoiled" due to their faith in Jesus Christ (Hebrews 10:32ff). Many were apparently falling away from the faith due partly t...
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"The Glory of Jehovah"

Ezekiel 1:28 Ezekiel chapter one begins with a vision the prophet sees as the heavens are opened. Ezekiel has this vision four times within the book of Ezekiel. Chapter 3:22ff describes Ezekiel communicating with God and again the prophet sees the glory of God as he did in chapter one. The purpose of the vision in chapter 3 was to reveal to Judah t...
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