Jesus Builds His Church

The only individual who can claim exclusive ownership of the church is Jesus Christ. To build the church upon man is simply carnal. Yes, there are offices given to the church, but to be contentious over our preferences for the men of these offices is divisive. The...

Who Chooses Who?

If you have been a Christian for any length of time, you have more than likely been drawn into the Calvinism vs. Arminianism conversation regarding the method or process of man’s salvation. Both systems of interpretation contain 5 points that contain biblical...

Working Out What God Is Working In

We have learned in our journey through Paul’s letter to the believers in Philippi that there was an undercurrent of selfishness which manifested itself in attitudes of vainglory and strife. To address that problem, Paul reminded them of the humility of Jesus Christ...

Humility, The Key To Unity

In our study this morning we are made aware that self-centeredness was a problem that existed in the congregation in Philippi. (See also Philippians 4:2,3.) The Holy Spirit mentions words like strife and vainglory to describe the attitudes that existed within this...

The Body At Work

In completing our study in Colossians, we are once again going to see the value of every part of the body of Christ. Even though Paul was called and ordained by Christ Himself (Acts 9:1-16), and given spectacular revelations pertaining to the kingdom of God (2...