WHY CONVERTED CHURCH-MEMBERSHIP

This entry is part 13 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By Rev. J. O. Rust, LL. D. Pastor Edgefield Baptist Church. Nashville, Tennessee But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, and holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called Read More …

WHY CLOSE COMMUNION AND NOT OPEN COMMUNION

This entry is part 12 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By O. L. Hailey, D. D. Editor Arkansas Baptist Little Rock, Arkansas Then they that gladly received his word were baptized; and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. And they continued steadfastly in the Read More …

WHY BAPTISM AS SYMBOL AND NOT A SAVING ORDINANCE

This entry is part 11 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By J. B. Moody, D. D. Pastor First Baptist Church. Tampa, Florida. Know ye not that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death? Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into Read More …

WHY BAPTISM OF BELIEVERS AND NOT INFANTS

This entry is part 9 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By R. P. Johnston, D. D. Pastor Third Baptist Church St. Louis, Missouri And as they went on their way they came unto a certain water, and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT CAMPBELLITE

This entry is part 8 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By Edgar E. Folk, D. D. Editor Baptist and Reflector Nashville, Tennessee [ADMIN NOTE: Campbellite refers to what we today call the The Church of Christ, Christian Church and various Mormon groups among others.] For God so loved the world that Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT PRESBYTERIAN

This entry is part 7 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By T. S. Dunaway, D. D. Fredericksburg, Virginia Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT METHODIST

This entry is part 6 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By R. A. Venable, D. D. Pastor First Baptist Church Meridian, Mississippi For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren. Moreover Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT EPISCOPALIAN

This entry is part 5 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By J. J. Taylor, D. D. Pastor Freemason Street Baptist Church Norfolk, Virginia That which is born of the flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. – John 3:6. For the kingdom of God is not Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT ROMAN CATHOLIC

This entry is part 4 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By Henry McDonald, D. V. Pastor Second Baptist Church. Atlanta, Georgia But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as Read More …

Why The Bible And Not Other Standards

This entry is part 3 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By T. T. Eaton, D. D., LL. D. Pastor Walnut Street Baptist Church Louisville, Kentucky To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them. – Read More …

The Distinctive Baptist Why

This entry is part 2 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By R. M. Dudley, D. D. Late President of Georgetown College Georgetown, Kentucky Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord Read More …

Weddings: Wacky, Wrong, and Worthy!

Dr. Don Boys, Ph.D. The U.S. Supreme Court used its combined wisdom to redefine marriage which it had no authority to do since God decided on marriages long before any judge, bureaucrat, state, or nation existed. Marriage has been on Read More …

Notes on the Study of Colossians; Pt. 2

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Colossians

E. THE COLOSSIAN HERESY The Colossian heresy was apparently a mixture of Jewish, Greek, and pagan ideas. We really know nothing about it, except from the implications in the epistle itself. We suppose that the ideas and practices criticized by Read More …

An analysis of the teachings about Christ in Colossians

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Colossians

  I. The Nature of Christ. 1. God is the father of Christ; Col. 1:3. 2. Christ is God’s beloved Son. 1:13. 3. Christ is the image of the invisible God; Col. 1:15. 4. Christ is the firstborn of all Read More …

For By Grace Are Ye Saved…

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Praise for the Work of the Trinity in the Gospel of Grace. These verses are an outburst of descriptive eloquence that even the ample resources of the Greek language seem too meagre to adequately express. The grandeur and variety of Read More …

Freedom From Religion Foundation

Yesterday, I happened on the FFRF website and clicked on the ‘about’ tab. I was amazed to read the following: The history of Western civilization shows us that most social and moral progress has been brought about by persons free Read More …

Sermon Titles For the Lighter Touch

  A Fat Servant is Better than a Skinny Corpse (Luke 15:17) A Few Good Men: Gideon’s Army (J.F. Higgins) A Good God On A Bad Day A Lot to Learn from Lot (Genesis 14) A Major Message From A Read More …

Refuting the Church of Christ

Today, while doing some study, I ran across this portion of a book titled “Why I Left the Church of …” The title aroused my curiosity and I soon found that the book was a compilation of articles written by Read More …