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„Rock ‘n’ Roll” The Bible and The Mind


„Rock ‘n’ Roll” The Bible and The Mind

When Did the church Become Universal Davis Huckabee


When Did the church Become Universal Davis Huckabee Much is said today about the „Universal Church,” and probably ninety percent of the professing Christian world holds in theory this doctrine in one or the other of its two forms. So common is the belief in this that it is accepted as an axiom, or self-evident … Citește în continuare

WHAT IS THE CHURCH’S PURPOSE? Davis Huckabee


WHAT IS THE CHURCH’S PURPOSE? Davis Huckabee It is obvious from the most casual observation that the great majority of professed Christians and church members have only the foggiest notion of what the purpose of a New Testament Church is, and many have totally erroneous views of its purpose. Yet the Lord has not left … Citește în continuare

WHAT IS A NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH By Curtis Pugh


WHAT IS A NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH By Curtis Pugh I n the New Testament we find certain characteristics or marks that are essential to all churches of the New Testament kind. A New Testament kind of church is the kind Jesus started. It is the kind He promised a continual existence. It is the kind … Citește în continuare

„Universal Church” Heresy by R. K. Maiden


„Universal Church” Heresy by R. K. Maiden Questions to be answered in this article: • Wherein is ecclesiological liberalism more dangerous than theological liberalism? • Why are Baptists not „Protestants?” • Show that the New Testament church is a local body of believers rather than a general body. • What was the tap-root of the … Citește în continuare

Twenty Proofs That the Church Existed Prior to Pentecost by Pastor Greg Wilson


Twenty Proofs That the Church Existed Prior to Pentecost by Pastor Greg Wilson 1. The literal meaning of the word church (ekklesia). From ek, meaning „out” and kaleo meaning „to call.” Jesus called out His disciples from the disciples of John early in His public ministry, forming the church or called-out assembly (John 1:35-51). 2. … Citește în continuare

THE UNIVERSAL WIFE


THE UNIVERSAL WIFE Does the Bible teach that a man’s wife is UNIVERSAL AND INVISIBLE? Well, let’s see: Eph. 5:23 says: „The husband is the head of the wife.” It says it just as certain as certain can be. Does it really mean that such a wife is UNIVERSAL AND INVISIBLE? You say it does … Citește în continuare

A DECLARATION of the FAITH AND PRACTICE OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST, IN CARTER LANE, SOUTHWARK, UNDER THE PASTORAL CARE OF Dr. JOHN GILL,


A DECLARATION of the FAITH AND PRACTICE OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST, IN CARTER LANE, SOUTHWARK, UNDER THE PASTORAL CARE OF Dr. JOHN GILL, Read and assented to at the Admission of Members. HAVING been enabled, through divine grace, to give up ourselves to the Lord, and likewise to one another by the will of … Citește în continuare

Scofield’s Untrue „Church” By S. E. Anderson


Scofield’s Untrue „Church” By S. E. Anderson The New Scofield Reference Bible speaks of a „true” church as distinguished from visible and local churches. It also insists that the Holy Spirit „formed” the church on the Day of Pentecost, fifty days after Christ’s resurrection, but I. Christ Built His Church, as He said. „I will … Citește în continuare

The Meaning of Ekklesia by H. B. Taylor – Page 1 THE MEANING OF EKKLESIA By H. Boyce Taylor


The Meaning of Ekklesia by H. B. Taylor – Page 1 THE MEANING OF EKKLESIA By H. Boyce Taylor Published in the Berea Baptist Banner May 5, 1991. Before we go further in the study of Revelation it will be well for us to get clearly in mind our reasons for saying that ekklesia never … Citește în continuare

THE LOCAL, VISIBLE EKKLESIA by Dr. J. P. Boyce


THE LOCAL, VISIBLE EKKLESIA by Dr. J. P. Boyce Charleston: SMITH & WHILDEN, 229 KING STREET. 1857 Editor’s Introduction Several years, ago, in the mid- 1970s, I purchased J. A. Broadus’ Biography of James P. Boyce. In it, I found out about Dr. Boyce’s work on ekklesia. Dr. Broadus referred to it as an unpublished … Citește în continuare

Churches of God A.W. Pink


Churches of God A.W. Pink „For ye, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judea are in Christ Jesus: for ye also have suffered like things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews” (I Thess. 2:14). The ignorance which prevails in Christendom today concerning the truth about the … Citește în continuare

THE BODY OF CHRIST By Rosco Brong


THE BODY OF CHRIST By Rosco Brong Published in the Berea Baptist Banner May 5 , 1992. “For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ” (Eph. 4:12). Fanciful misinterpretations and misapplications of figurative language in the Bible are among the means used by … Citește în continuare

CHURCH PURITY Preserved By Discipline Elder Oscar B. Mink


CHURCH PURITY Preserved By Discipline Elder Oscar B. Mink ” Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump . . .” 1 Corinthians 5:7 The Lord knowing that His churches would be made up of impure people, a people who would all too often give vent to their old nature, … Citește în continuare

CHURCH PARASITES Davis Huckabee


CHURCH PARASITES Davis Huckabee The dictionary defines a parasite as a person or thing that exists at the expense of another without contributing anything in return. Many parasites, if not eradicated, will so completely take over its host’s lifeblood as to cause it to die. Such, in effect, are many things in the ecclesiastical world … Citește în continuare

A HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN Of The FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN THE CITY OF NEW-YORK


Printed on the cover of the book are these words: TWO SERMONS BY W.PARKINSON. A JUBILEE SERMON, Containing A HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN Of The FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN THE CITY OF NEW-YORK, And Its Progress During The First Fifty Years Since Its Constitution “Delivered in the Meeting-house of said Church, Jan. 1, 1813. By … Citește în continuare

DOES FIRST CORINTHIANS 12 MEAN THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH OR A LOCAL NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH Arthur W. Pink


DOES FIRST CORINTHIANS 12 MEAN THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH OR A LOCAL NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH Arthur W. Pink For almost ten years after his regeneration the writer never doubted that the „body” spoken of in 1 Corinthians 12 had reference to „the Church Universal.” This was taught him by those known as „Plymouth Brethren,” which is … Citește în continuare

THE MEANING OF EKKLESIA By H. Boyce Taylor


THE MEANING OF EKKLESIA By H. Boyce Taylor Published in the Berea Baptist Banner May 5, 1991. Before we go further in the study of Revelation it will be well for us to get clearly in mind our reasons for say-ing that ekklesia never means any thing but an organized assembly. Every man’s interpretation of … Citește în continuare

THE NEED FOR A MOTHER CHURCH By Ronnie Wolfe


THE NEED FOR A MOTHER CHURCH By Ronnie Wolfe 1, Pastor First Baptist Church Harrison, Ohio „We will consider this topic in four sections with the following titles: A Church Enclosed, A Church Fragmented, A Church Estranged, A Church Extended. A CHURCH ENCLOSED „A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse” (S. of S. 4:12) … Citește în continuare

Mega Church Mania by William L. Brown


Mega Church Mania by William L. Brown Pastor, Carmichael Baptist Church The media, as well as thousands, are being drawn into the newest fad, „Mega Church Mania.” A recent article in the Sacramento Bee (March 30, 1997) reported on a local area church (Bayside Covenant) that began about two years ago with only 161 in … Citește în continuare

LANDMARKISM, OF MAN OF GOD? by Rick Perdue


LANDMARKISM, OF MAN OF GOD? by Rick Perdue „Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.” – Proverbs 22:28 The term „Old Landmarkers” was first used to describe J.R. Graves and those in harmony with the principles that he advocated in the mid-1800’s. Like the name „Christian” (Acts 11:26) the name „Landmarker” was … Citește în continuare