Qualifications for Deacons8 Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for dishonest gain. 9 They must hold the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. 10 And let them also be tested first; then let them serve as deacons if they prove themselves blameless. 11 Their wives likewise must be dignified, […]
11 Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. 12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet. 13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve; 14 and Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and became a transgressor. 15 Yet she will be saved […]
3 reasons to confront false teachers.
Part II of a two part series on what an ordinary ministry looks like according to scripture – as God has planned it.
The church is the pillar and foundation where the Truth is proclaimed. The first sermon preached at the new Heritage building.
We serve an extraordinary Saviour, and His ways are amazing. He does extraordinary things in His Church, and yet our God delights to work in ordinary and predictable ways.
Beloved, If WE won’t pray for the lost and unreached, WHO will?! – It’s not God’s job to pray for them; He has enlisted US and given US the privilege of participating in His great salvation plan!
Wherever God’s people have met, in whatever time and place and culture, under whatever circumstances, there are certain things they’ve always done. – Whether the early Christians met in the courts of the Jewish Temple, or in the home of a Lydia in Philippi, or underground in the catacombs of Rome while fleeing persecution – wherever Christians have met, they have always shared in certain activities: the reading and teaching of Scripture; prayer; giving; the ordinances of baptism and the Lord’s Supper (as we’ve just enjoyed); and [one other thing]…
Christ Jesus Came to Save Sinners12 I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service, 13 though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, 14 and the grace of our Lord overflowed […]