Which Church? New Testament Churches Had No Headquarters On Earth

Which Church? New Testament Churches Had No Sectarian Title

Modern ecclesiastical bodies consist of a central authority with numerous congregations responsible to that central office. The format differs from group to group, but there are general assemblies, synods of bishops, central oversights and so on. This concept of a headquarters on earth is alien to the Word of God.

Read More

Which Church? New Testament Churches Had No Sectarian Title

Which Church? New Testament Churches Had No Sectarian Title
In our day, each of the sects and denominations of Christendom bears a title to distinguish it from other groups. Some take their name from a founder, and so there are Wesleyans and Lutherans etc. Others are identified by their form of church government, and so there are Presbyterians and Episcopalians. Some are known by a particular doctrine or practice that they hold, and so there are Baptists and Pentecostals. To willingly take any name that does not include all believers is to be

Read More

Which Church? What Is A Church?

Which Church? What is a Church?

Many people refer to a religious building as a church, but in the New Testament, buildings were never called churches. In fact, there are verses which show that buildings accommodated churches, so obviously, the building itself was not the church. For example, churches met in the homes of Philemon, and Aquila, Philemon 1:2; Romans 16:5. The church was the congregation of people who met in these homes, so the church was made up of

Read More

Entry Level Theological Truth [18]

Cole Thomas The Garden of Eden 1828

“And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.” Genesis 2:25

This verse takes us back to the idyllic time before the fall of mankind. It closes the more detailed account of God’s creation of human beings. We may look back and derive certain lessons from the first two chapters of Genesis.

Read More
p 7 of 7««...34567