Tag: assembly

Handling Hebrews 10:25 Rightly

The Lord’s people recognize the importance and power of coming together as the ekklesia, the assembly, or church, of Christ. By all accounts the earliest Christians learned the value and importance of the assembly fromContinue reading

Performance Evangelism

When walking into some church assemblies these days a person can be forgiven for wondering if they have walked into some kind of experiential theater. Lights are kept low; smoke or fog machines run; theContinue reading

The Christian and the Assembly

Not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more, as ye see the day drawing nigh (Hebrews 10:25). From the beginning Christianity hasContinue reading

Encouragement

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near (Hebrews 10:25 ESV). One of the great responsibilities ChristiansContinue reading

Forgetting Origins

Have ye not known? have yet not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth? (Isaiah 40:21). A very common matter in ChristianityContinue reading

Attitudes Toward Constancy

It happens every fall: the leaves turn color and fall to the ground. We then have to go out and rake the leaves, only to find more leaves on the ground when we’re done. ItContinue reading

Gender Roles in 1 Timothy 2:8-15

I desire therefore that the men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and disputing. In like manner, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefastness and sobriety; not with braidedContinue reading

Worship and the Assembly

There is legitimate concern regarding the way that the assembly is viewed among many members of churches of Christ. As Christians seeking to serve God according to the New Testament, we say that we striveContinue reading