No one ever – what’s more, it’s gospel

Leonard Lauralt The New Mexico Department of Health sponsors television commercials about the dangers of second-hand cigarette smoke. In one commercial, a glass of milk has lipstick from a previous user at a restaurant, while in the other, a fork is dropped on the floor. In both cases, a replacement is requested. In background, someone […]

Trusting in God the best way

Debra Whittington “Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he, through the Holy Ghost, had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen: To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to […]

Obeying the Lord may be difficult

By Debra Whittington Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to […]

Christ’s best Christmas gift

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace […]

Obeying everything Jesus commanded – Baptism

By Leonard Laurialt: Church of Christ Just before he ascended back into heaven, Jesus gave instructions to his disciples about what to do until he returned. That is, they were to make disciples (Matthew 28: 18-20). Those instructions included, ‘teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.“ A disciple follows the teaching of his […]

Don’t get caught up in rules

By Jim Witcher: First Christian Church 2Corinthians 6:3 We put no stumbling block in anyone’s path, so that our ministry will not be discredited. Colossians 2:16-23 (NIV) 16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath […]

Ask Jesus into your heart

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place […]

Learn to control normal human emotion, anger

By Lendy Borden: Abundant Life Church You know everybody gets angry from time to time. There are a lot of reasons for our anger: somebody says or does something to hurt or offend us, an injustice is done, or sometimes it’s just plain old stupidity. Whatever the reason for our anger, we need to understand […]

Live free, ask for forgiveness

By Jim Witcher: First Christian Church The Blood of Christ covers, nullifies, atones for, does away with, every sin except one and it isn’t yours. 1John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. [The Greek word used in 1st […]

Use of confession is another way people can obey Jesus

By Leonard Laurialt: church of Christ Immediately before he ascended back into heaven, Jesus told his disciples, and every Christian since then, to teach others to obey everything he had commanded (Matthew 28: 20). Previously, he had said that public confession of our faith in him is necessary to our salvation (Matthew 10: 32, 22; […]