Category Archives: Worship

The Most Difficult Sermon

by William J. Stewart What do you think is the most difficult sermon to preach? A host of topics might be suggested, but I doubt what I have in mind is one of them. The book of Revelation can be intimidating, … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music in the New Testament

by William J. Stewart We have in previous articles looked at instrumental music in the book of Revelation, and in the Old Testament. This week, we focus on the occurrences of instrumental music in the New Testament, from Matthew through Jude, … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music in the Old Testament

by William J. Stewart In the search for instrumental music in the Old Testament, one need not go very far. In Genesis 4:21, among the offspring of Cain, we read of Jubal, who is identified as “…the father of all … Continue reading

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Women Speaking In Church

by William J. Stewart (Kingston, ON) In discussing any Bible topic, our aim must be to seek the truth. It doesn’t matter what we have believed for many years, what is popular, or what we are comfortable with. We must … Continue reading

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Music in Worship

author : Keith Sharp What is almost invariably the first thing a visitor notices who has never been in a worship assembly of a church of Christ before? “Where’s your piano?” “Are you folks too poor to buy some musical instruments?” No, we … Continue reading

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Should the Church Allow the Lost to Take the Lord’s Supper?

Question “How can we handle the issue of unconverted who think they are ‘Christians’ (or saved), and ‘that they have fellowship with God’ because they are members of any denomination (i.e., Pentecostal, Baptist, etc.), and when attending our worship services they want … Continue reading

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The Donation Issue

Author : Keith Sharp When Brother Ed Lewis and I were in Nigeria in January, 2008, among other places, we visited Aba, the capital of Abia State, in the heart of Igbo Land. The brethren were rancorously divided over what … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper

Author : Keith Sharp Radical Restoration or Vain Worship? F. LaGard Smith’s popular book Radical Restoration gave impetus to the “house church” movement as a way to return to the New Testament pattern for the church. No doubt Brother Smith is a … Continue reading

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When to Eat the Lord’s Supper

Author : Keith Sharp I had a phone conversation with a friend recently occasioned by some material I had sent him concerning the Sabbath versus the first day of the week. He mentioned he wasn’t opposed to worshiping on the … Continue reading

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Questions about Worship

Questions Hope you are doing well. Please answer the following Bible questions: What is worship? Is all of life worship? What is the spiritual service of worship in Romans 12:1? (NASV) What is the difference between service and worship? Answers … Continue reading

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