Bread And Cup Of Communion

‘Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High. He blessed him and said, "Blessed be Abram of God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, and blessed be God Most High who has delivered your enemies into your hand’” (Genesis 14:18 to 20). This event between Melchizedek …

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Women’s Role in 1 Timothy 2:8-15

Paul addressed why women were forbidden from teaching the assembly (church) in the following passage: 1 Timothy 2:8-15 8 I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting; 9 in like manner also, that the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation, not with braided …

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Should Women be Teachers of Men?

In Acts 18, Priscilla and Aquila are presented as faithful ministers for Christ. Did Priscilla and her husband teach the gospel of Jesus Christ to Apollos? Yes, in their home they “explained to him the way of God more adequately” (Acts 18:26). Does the Bible ever say that Priscilla pastored a church or taught publicly …

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Saint or Sinner – What is Our Christian Identity?

Throughout the letters of the New Testament, Christians are called lots of things. They are the “elect” (1 Peter 1:1), “faithful brothers” (Colossians 1:2), “beloved” (1 John 2:7), “children of God” (1 John 3:2), a “holy nation” (1 Peter 2:9), and most of all they are called “saints.” Conspicuously absent from this list is the …

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Is Your Church Worship More Pagan than Christian?

Todd Pruitt 23 Sep 2016 There is a great misunderstanding in churches of the purpose of music in Christian worship. Churches routinely advertise their “life-changing” or “dynamic” worship that will “bring you closer to God” or “change your life.” Certain worship CD’s promise that the music will “enable you to enter the presence of God.” …

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Practical Information on the Baptism of The Holy Spirit

Introduction According to the Bible three very important steps are necessary for each true believer. Born again (To be saved). Water Baptism. Baptism of the Holy Spirit. Jesus started His ministry at the age of thirty, after His water baptism and the baptism of the Holy Spirit (Matthew 3:13-17). Jesus received the Holy Spirit without …

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Has Christianity Made Up Its Own Meaning of Fornication to Mean Sex Before Marriage?

By Marshall Beretta  Feb 3, 2010 Comment and Statement by Tom:- The Greek word for “fornication” is “porneia”, which means harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry: The NKJ renders “fornication” as “sexual immorality.” The NIV renders it as “marital unfaithfulness/infidelity.” As you can see Christianity has made up its own meaning of fornication to …

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In Christ – Neither Male nor Female

By Wayne Jackson The notion has long been prevalent in sectarian circles (and is growing in the church of the Lord) that there are no sexual distinctions to be observed in Christ. The claim is made that Paul, in Galatians 3:28, abolished sexual differences so that men and women may function in identical capacities in public …

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Speech The Overflow of the Heart

Matthew 12:33, 34 Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit 34…for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. The Nature Of Our Words God has given human beings the honour and privilege …

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Teaching on the Anointing and the Appointed

Christians say!, 'I am anointed because the Spirit is upon me.' Jesus said, 'The Spirit is upon Me because I am anointed.' We can think it is the same thing. It is not. The reason the Spirit is upon you is that you are anointed. Anointed means to be appointed to do something. Saul was …

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