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The Dignity of God’s House – Lessons From 1 Kings 8-9

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The Old Testament is filled with profound references to the house of God. For instance, we can look to Ezekiel and see the importance of making a “separation between the sanctuary and the profane place.” Or in Psalms we can read “we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple” or “and in his […]

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What is an Assembly?

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As we begin to study the main concepts of our place relative to the assembly, it is first of all important to start with Biblical definitions. The Watchtower cult calls itself “Jehovah’s Witnesses,” when in reality the organization is neither Jehovah’s or made up of true witnesses: it has the term, but not the real definition. In the Charismatic movement […]

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Rest With Us: Finding Biblical Peace

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As believers, we are confident to know that relationally “being justified by faith we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” It is absolute, unconditional, and unchanging. Yet it is often much more difficult to come into the enjoyment of that peace, that is, the peace of God rather than peace with God. Basically, in each one of […]

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A Lifestyle of Purity: Overcoming Uncleanness

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  We have looked in the past at sexual sin and its results, as well as pornography. These could be classified as actions, but we still must address the issue of impurity in lifestyle: uncleanness. One may not be addicted to pornography. One may not have fallen into fornication. But there are many who put on “holy” faces, while compromising […]

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Glimpses of God’s Glory – Exodus 19

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Exodus 19 marks the beginning of Israel’s encampment at Sinai – the mountain of the Law. In this chapter, Israel is introduced, not to the power of God as at the Red Sea, but the glory of God. They learned by His presence the importance of a proper attitude before Him: this an attitude was crucial to maintain, because it […]

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The Nature of Christian Separation

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2 Corinthians 6:14-16 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? It is nice to look at a passage […]

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