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God’s Desire for Christian Unity

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Apostle Paul, Bible, Bible Study, Christ, Christianity, Church, Discipleship, God, Grace, Holy Spirit, Jesus, New Testament, Religion, Romans, Theology

The problem I run across the most in the letters of the New Testament seems to be unity in the early church. The newly established and multi-racial church of the first century really struggled with overcoming social, religious, and ethnic boundary markers in order to have full unity and acceptance of one another. Why is […]

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Romans 14 – Dealing With Those Who Differ in Doctrine

April 6th, 2009 · No Comments · Apostle Paul, Bible, Bible Study, Biblical Interpretation, Christ, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Doctrine, Jesus, New Testament, Religion, Romans, Sin, Theology, Thoughts

I am convinced if we all followed the principles laid out by Paul in Romans 14 that divisions in the church would be held to a minimum. In Paul’s discussion of the weak and the strong in their faith he unpacks some information that get our heats in the right place when it comes to […]

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Ripening Issues in the Church of Christ – Alienated Older People

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Acts of the Apostles, Apostle Paul, Bible, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Culture, Doctrine, New Testament, Paradigm Issues, Post modernism, Religion, Thoughts

This is the last of the Ripening Issues in the CofC series. This is one that I am most worried about because the other issues all load into this one. There is pretty close biblical parallel that can help us handle this issue. For many years people thought Paul wrote Romans as a general layout […]

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The Secret to Christian Unity

May 29th, 2007 · No Comments · Apostle Paul, Christianity, Discipleship, New Testament, Take Action

In 1985 it was estimated that there were 22,000 Christian denominations with 5 new ones forming each week. If those numbers held true we should be at about 28,000 today. I am not sure how those numbers were arrived at or what constituted one church being different from another to count as separate denominations but […]

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