Concerning This Issue

Text: Acts 15:1-2 The first major controversy in the church was over the topic of circumcision. Paul and Barnabas traveled from Antioch to Jerusalem to discuss the issue with the brethren there. Today questions may arise about what a congregation should do, what has been authorized, etc. We can approach questions in the same way […]

How God is Able to Establish You

Text: Romans 16:25-27 God is able to establish us through His word. Here, Paul describes the word of God in several different ways, showing how it is able to establish us The Gospel “Good news” — the message is beneficial to us Man is enslaved to sin (John 8:24; Hebrews 2:15) — the gospel announces […]

Commands, Traditions, Expedients, Innovations

Four Questions for Our Assemblies: Why do we do what we do in the assembly? … Commands — NT pattern, what has been revealed How do we do it? … Traditions — custom Is there a way we can do it better? … Expedients — improve what we do to be more effective Are there […]

A Stable Faith

Text: Colossians 2:5-23 Walk in Christ Do Not Follow the Ideas of Men Do Not Follow the Commands of Men