In part one,1 we looked at two key principles (Rom. 14:1-12) for dealing with inconsequential things,2 recognizing that believers may hold differing opinions on these non-essentials. A third principle exhorts mature Christians to recognize their responsibility for weaker believers (Rom. 14:13-17). The strong should clear the immature’s path, not stumble them (v. 13), they should […]
May 2019 Edition
Luke 10:38-42 “Now it came to pass, as they went, that He entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received Him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard His word. But Martha was cumbered about...
Assembly Christians have traditionally had a great interest in international missions. Though a small movement, we have made an extraordinarily large impact. One of the ways this is continuing today is through internet-based media ministry. Beginning as a radio program in the 1950s, “Family Bible Hour” has expanded over the years to a number of […]
A godly man is strong to bless others, as he brings the Lord into situations, inspiring confidence through his excellent character. In scene one of God’s record of Ruth, Naomi is empty and bitter with the Lord. Enter Boaz and a radical change occurs. By the end of scene two, the one who was bitter […]
The Work of the Holy Spirit TodayHe Gives the Believer Gifts (1 Cor. 12:7-11; Rom. 12:3-8; Eph. 4:3-13; 1 Pet. 4:7-11) The Holy Spirit gives every believer something to do. He distributes spiritual gifts so each believer can be involved in building up, binding up, and beautifying the body of Christ. Some gifts were only […]
The Altar Boy Whose Life Was Altered: The Testimony of Stephen March I can thankfully say that most of my life can easily be described as average. I grew up in Hamilton, Ontario, in a middle-class family, enjoyed the love and support of both my parents, and had a healthy, if sometimes heated rivalry with […]
We consider the priesthood of all believers as one of the distinctives of our faith and endeavor to faithfully apply the doctrine in our assembly gatherings. Our open worship and remembrance meeting, the freedom in ministry, and the liberty to exercise one’s spiritual gifts are indeed a splendid demonstration of the grandeur of this precious […]
“Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God…” Nehemiah 13:14 This year on May 27th, Americans all across the land will be celebrating Memorial Day, an event that has been officially observed in the US since 1868, a few […]
There are some people, and many corporations, that have an attorney on a retainer in case a need arises. This means that that in a time of need a lawyer is available to represent their client whether in court or in business dealings. This is what Job wished for in Job...