Monthly Archives: January 2013

Jesus is the Word

Karl Barth is reputed to have said: Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is Himself the way, only nobody knows when or where he said it. I’m glad … Continue reading

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Using Church Tradition

Why do Churches of Christ, who eschew tradition as authoritative, appeal to church tradition to prove the first day of every week, and no instrumental music? Lord’s Supper When Churches of Christ try to prove that we must take the … Continue reading

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Joy cast in Cement

The worship of the early church was not commanded or proscribed (except perhaps for the Lord’s Supper). In the hard line churches of Christ we were told and we believed that the early church worship service was carefully laid out … Continue reading

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