The Condition of Denominations in Christianity

Michael Mooney, Exec. Elder Reporting for the National Association of Christian Ministers The Present Condition of Christianity According to the World Christian Encyclopedia (2001), there are approximately 33,820 denominations of Christianity in the world. How should we resolve this conflict? Frankly this large number of division should not come as any surprise; before Christianity was … Read more

Something Out of Luke...

I just finished Luke 17. Putting aside the rapture, the very beginning of the chapter got me to thinking that, even though we can never truly be perfect like the Father, Christ is giving us advice on becoming better than we were, not just in His word, but in examples, like the cleansed Samaritan leper. … Read more

Confession, Sin and Salvation

A frequently asked question is:“what happens if I sin, and then I die before I have an opportunityto confess that sin to GOD?”Another common question is:“what happens if I commit a sin,but then forget about it and never remember toconfess it to GOD?” Both of these questions teeter on faulty assumptions — Salvation is not a … Read more

REPENTANCE ~ a Seven-fold commitment

REPENT ! REPENTANCE ! !Matthew 3:2 And saying, (Repent) ye:for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. There are (three) Greek words used in the New Testament to denote repentance – – – 1. The {verb} “metamelomai” is used of a change of mind, such as to produce regret or even remorse on account of sin, but not necessarily … Read more

ALL MAY BE SAVED !

ALL MAY BE SAVED ! “What is The New Testament” (or) better stated, The New Covenant ? Let’s learn ‘what’ it “is” ~ and most importantly, how it affects You and I. Romans 15:8 “Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises … Read more

Priesthood of All Believers

By Michael Mooney, Exec. Elder This article:  1) defines the priesthood of all believers; 2) reviews its origin in church history; and 3) supports the doctrine with scripture. Protestantism is a Christian system of beliefs that resulted in the independent separation of believers from the authority of the Catholic Church.  This event in church history was not intended to condemn … Read more

How to patiently bear with others’ faults like Job in the Bible

By Dolors Massot, Syndicated from Aleteia In daily living, we’ve all experienced that forgiveness is a great demonstration of love. Forgiving others for what they have done to us requires a voluntary act that is sometimes difficult, even very much so, to the point that when it comes to serious offenses we consider forgiveness to be … Read more