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  • Church Order

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    Corinth has been long noted as a church with problems… and one of those problems was disruptions, disruptions during worship.

    I read Warren Wiersbe exposition of this passage and some of the comments are from him and Richard Pratt, "Holman New Testament Commentary." I Cor. 11:1-16 "Church Order" He came shuffling in… the service had already begun… almost no one noticed him yet everyone noticed him. He smelled more

  • Giving Thanks

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Brief, Thanksgiving message based on the popular text of the ten lepers.

    Giving Thanks Luke 17:11-19 Many pastors have preached on this passage seeking to draw people into a giving back relationship with the Lord and those around us. We can get so preoccupied with the issues going on around us that we fail to stop and recognize that the Lord is at work in our more

  • "Where Is It Written”

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Basic introduction to Hermeneutics. “All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.” 2 Tim. 3:16-17

    “Where is it Written” It is great to be here in Woodstock. Many have prayed, planned, and worked to help us in the process of coming here. This article may seem a bit heavy but I believe that we must lay a proper foundation and begin with the basics in order to be based upon the same more

  • Urgent

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Doing the tasks that really aren’t necessary rather then doing the important. The value of accountability, wisdom and counsel of godly leaders, such as, looking at a schedule and projecting how I will use the time God has given me for His glory.

    URGENT John 11:9 I love to read and study, but sometimes I find myself doing the tasks that really aren’t necessary. Do we give up the important for the urgent? Are the urgent issues of life the important issues? Working with the elders has been excellent accountability as well as a way to more

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  • We Call This "Exegesis." The Greek Word ...

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2007

    We call this “exegesis.” The Greek word exegeomai means basically “to lead out of.” When applied to the Biblical text, it carries the sense of “reading out” the meaning. The meaning comes from the text. The noun, therefore, could refer to “interpretation” or more

  • Stages Of Study

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2007

    Stage One: UNDERSTAND: What does the passage actually say? Setting: When and where was the book or passage written? Purpose: Why was it written? Context: What is the book as a whole about? Form: How, or in what form, was it written? Words: What is the meaning of individual more

  • Stages" Comes From Eerdmans' "Handbook To The ...

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2007

    “Stages” comes from Eerdmans’ “Handbook to the Bible” (Two copies are in the church library) Kay Arthur has a little book to help a person more

  • The Past Few Weeks I Have Been Reading A Book ...

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2007

    The past few weeks I have been reading a book called "Christ Centered Preaching" by Bryan Chapell, an excellent book dealing with expository preaching that I believe all preachers would do well to read. He makes good solid basic practical preaching points in the comments that didn’t make the main more