The Church in Jerusalem

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction On the Pentecost following our Lord’s resurrection and ascension “there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven,” plus numerous proselytes (Acts 2:5, 10).1…

DECLARING WAR ON FELLOWSHIP

Download article as PDF Introduction Satan and all of his minions outside the church have always opposed it. He did his best to prevent the Lord from establishing the church in the first place. Although he was allowed to put the Lord to death on…

A HISTORY OF “ANTI-ISM” FROM THE 19TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT

Download article as PDF Introduction One of the unmistakable lessons of history is the tendency of men to engage in extremes of thought and practice.[i] This fact is no more clearly demonstrated than in the field of religion. Roman Catholicism’s extreme of salvation by meritorious…

A RESPONSE TO FELLOWSHIP COMPROMISES IN THE CHURCH OF CHRIST

Download article as PDF Introduction Satan and all of his minions outside the church have always opposed it. He did his best to prevent the Lord from establishing the church in the first place. Although he was allowed to put the Lord to death on…

HOW WE GOT WHERE WE ARE—SOME RECENT CHURCH HISTORY

Download article as PDF Introduction The Lord’s church today is not the same body it was fifty years ago. My grandfather (an elder for forty years in central Texas) or even my father (whose more than thirty years of preaching ended in 1966) would not…