Category Archives: Worldliness

Righteous versus the Ungodly

by Keith Sharp Psalm 1 Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful; But his delight is in the law of … Continue reading

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Shall We Do Evil That Good May Come?

Keith Sharp Introduction Curtis Sliwa founded the organization Guardian Angels in 1978 as a citizens patrol to protect New York subway riders against violent crime. Largely due to favorable national publicity Sliwa and other members received, the non-profit organization grew to almost 5,000 … Continue reading

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The Rich Fool

Author : Keith Sharp Text : Luke 12:13-21 Years ago a young man asked me, “Keith, how much is your dad worth?” What do you mean how much is he worth? How much was he worth to me? How could I … Continue reading

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Be Sure Your Sin Will Find You Out

Author : Keith Sharp “But if you do not do so, then take note, you have sinned against the LORD; and be sure your sin will find you out” (Numbers 32:23) Israel had completed the forty years in the wilderness and … Continue reading

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What is Church Discipline?

Author : Mike Thomas The apostle Paul taught Christians to practice church discipline. “In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when you are gathered together, along with my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ, deliver such … Continue reading

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Question About Romans 3:10-12

Question Can you comment on these three verses, and any additional in this context you need to add, please. I was asked by a member of the congregation to comment on the statement at the end of verse 10 (“There … Continue reading

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Question About Covering Sin

Question I hope you are doing well in your work of preaching the gospel in Mountain Home. Please answer the following question from 1 Peter 4:8: What is the meaning of the phrase “love covers a multitude of sins”? Does … Continue reading

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Two Women

Author : Linda Maydell Sally (not her real name) had just heard the gospel, and she realized that she was not saved! Sally really wanted to be baptized. However, what troubled her was that she first needed to repent (make a commitment in … Continue reading

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Dixie

Author : Keith Sharp My family and I have had several pets. I enjoyed and have fond memories of most of them. Shortly after Sandy and I married, we got a mutt whom we names “Samson” because he was a … Continue reading

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Questions about Harry Potter Stories

Question I know that some non Church of Christ believers (and possibly Christians also) hold the view that reading Harry Potter books or watching the movies is a form of sorcery and should therefore be avoided. We do not adhere … Continue reading

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