What does Here I Raise my Ebenezer mean in the familiar hymn?

It is very important that we think about what we sing in our worship to God if we want to be pleasing to Him.
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Are There Ethical Concerns With Human Cloning?

The word clone comes from a Greek word meaning “sprout” or “twig,” and as used today it refers to the reproduction of another creature by scientific procedures apart from normal reproductive processes. Milestones in animal...

What does it mean for a minister to be ordained?

Most of our religious world puts great stress on the proper ordination of ministers, but when we turn to the Bible, we find that it says very little on the subject.

Pray for Salvation?

Preachers sometimes invite listeners to pray something such as, “God, I am sorry I have sinned. Please forgive me and let Jesus come into my heart. Thank you for forgiving me and giving me...
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What Must I Do to be Saved?

We can ask no more important question than “What must I do to be saved?”  Each of us will one day stand before the judgment seat of Christ, and we are responsible for obeying the...

What is the middle verse of the Bible?

The KJV has an even number of verses (31,102) and, thus, does not have a single middle verse. The "middle verses" are Psalm 103:1-2, with 15,550 verses before and after.

What is the Significance of “Jehovah” as God’s Name?

Names are important. It is difficult for us to conceive of things apart from their names. The many different names for God in the Bible describe and demonstrate His character.

The Opposite of Love

Elie Wiesel, a survivor of the Auschwitz and Buchenwald death camps in WWII, said, “Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil. The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of...

Is it wrong to celebrate Christmas?

What does the Bible have to say about Christmas? Should we celebrate the birth of Jesus? What is the origin of Christmas? These are some of the many questions we hope to answer in this study.

Things About the church of Christ that Surprise People

Due to a strict emphasis on following only the Bible (rather than a mixture of Scripture and tradition), the church of Christ differs from other religious groups. Often people are pleasantly surprised-even refreshed-to learn...