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Baptism and Salvation in the Church of Christ

(This post was requested by a close friend .  It is polemical and therefore goes over the usual word limit.  Enjoy!)

1.  Growing up in the Church of Christ… 2,673 more words




Shelby G. Floyd

John the apostle said that he was in the spirit on the Lord’s Day:

I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s Day, and I heard behind me a loud voice, as of a trumpet (Revelation 1:10).

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Sir, We Wish to See Jesus

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning, the Fifth Sunday in Lent. It was also the day I baptized a baby we’ll call “Matthew” for the purposes of this blog. 1,088 more words


Justice and kindness

Day 29: Sunday in the Fifth Week of Lent

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O mortal, what is good;
….and what does the Lord require of you…

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Baptisms, Prayer, Holiness, a New Song and a (not so good) Farewell Sermon - St Peters March 11th

Last Sunday morning was a special service for me – as I got to baptise my grandson – Finlay as well as Elizabeth – another girl in the congregation…the church was packed… 260 more words


Mourning with Those that Mourn

He was bearing a burden, and I could help him bear it

by Alan B. Sanderson, MD

I was in the middle of a busy day in my neurology clinic, running behind schedule and worrying that my patients would be upset about having to wait. 742 more words


Baptized for the sake of the world

The Fifth Week of Lent

I don’t know who it was that first pointed out to me that that the traditional description of the church as “one, holy catholic and apostolic” is formed of words with Greek roots. 535 more words