Tag «The Church»

The Local Church

The church is found wherever the Holy Spirit has drawn together a few persons who trust Christ for their salvation, worship God in spirit, and have no dealings with the world and the flesh. The members may by necessity be scattered over the surface of the earth and separated by distance and circumstances, but in …

MacArthur and The Elders Write…

About the recent state order requiring churches in California to limit or suspend all meetings indefinitely. Therefore, in response to the recent state order requiring churches in California to limit or suspend all meetings indefinitely, we, the pastors and elders of Grace Community Church, respectfully inform our civic leaders that they have exceeded their legitimate …

The True Church

The church is found wherever the Holy Spirit has drawn together a few persons who trust Christ for their salvation, worship God in spirit, and have no dealings with the world and the flesh. The members may by necessity be scattered over the surface of the earth and separated by distance and circumstances, but in …

Cultural Marxism

Dr. Voddie Baucham has spoken of the unbiblical ideology imbedded in Cultural Marxism. In this address, he unpacks Cultural Marxism identifying how it is incompatible with the Christian faith that has once for all been delivered to the saints. In recent years we have a growing concern about “social justice.” What is meant by that …

Tozer on Persecution

The Warfare of the Christian is like foreign missions, romantic to talk about but drably realistic to live through. Foxe’s Book of Martyrs provides a delightful thrill in the reading, but I doubt that any of the martyrs themselves enjoyed their dyings as much as we enjoy reading about them. The habit of speaking always …

The Christian Church

But now God has placed the members, each one of them, in the body, just as He desired. 1 Corinthians 12:18 The Christian Church is the assembly of redeemed saints. That is stating it as basically as possible. And in what is probably the most fundamental teaching in the New Testament concerning Christ and His …

The One True Church

The one true Church is composed of all believers in the Lord Jesus. It is made up of all God’s elect – of all converted men and women – of all true Christians. In whomever we can discern the election of God the Father, the sprinkling of the blood of God the Son, the sanctifying …

John’s Great Testimony

I was reminded in our men’s study last night that our Lord Jesus has always existed from the beginning. What a great testimony the apostle gives here. What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the …

Defining Social Justice

Dr. Voddie Baucham brings our first detailed message by defining what “social justice” is by the definitions provided by the adherents of the movement. Dr. Baucham then provides a polemic from an orthodox Christian understanding of justice. Social Justice And The Gospel In this informative panel discussion with Dr. Josh Buice, Dr. James White, Dr. …

Bowing the Knee to Caesar

Sometimes plans change. I was going to post a quote from Tozer, but was stopped in my tracks when I read an article in Syracuse.com. It was about a small business who can’t get the help she needs, and is at risk of losing everything! She was rejected for the Paycheck Protection Program and not …