The Church of Christ Is Not a Denomination

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The church of Christ is not only constitutionally non-denominational, but anti-denominational. Christ built only one church (Mat. 16:18); denominationalism encourages the idea of many churches. The way of…

“ALL HAIL THE POWER OF JESUS’ NAME”—A HYMN STUDY

Download article as PDF Introduction The book of Psalms, written mostly by David, was the songbook of God’s Old Testament people for a thousand years. However, some five hundred years earlier, Moses led the descendants of Israel in singing the great song of deliverance from…

THE AUTHORITY OF ELDERS

Download article as PDF Introduction The problem of authority is always with us. Most of the world does not even recognize the existence of God anymore, much less His authority. There have been those in the church through the years who have sought to destroy…

THE CHURCH—ITS UNITY AND UNDENOMINATIONAL CHARACTER

Download article as PDF Introduction  From his earliest knowledge that God planned the church, Satan has despised the very concept of it and everything pertaining to it. His first plan of attack was to do all that he could to prevent its establishment. He used…

AUTHORITY IN RELIGION

Download article as PDF    Only two sources of authority exist in religion. Authority is “from heaven  [Divine] or from men [human]” (Mat. 21:25). Human authorities consist of such things as the rulings of one man or a council/convention of men, creed books, the majority…