Why do People Think One Church is Different Than Another?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/is-one-church-as-good-as-another.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGod says one church, one faith, one Lord, one baptism.  Why do people think one church is different than another?  I feel we all go to one church to receive the message no matter which church.  Is that wrong? The passage referred to in the question […]

Why do we not have musical instruments?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/why-do-we-not-have-musical-instruments.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS“Why do we not have musical instruments?” The simple answer to this question is that the church in the New Testament did not worship with instrumental music, and since we want to be like them, we do not worship with instrumental music.  Now, what does the […]

If you are sick, does God expect you to take the Lord’s Supper to your house?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/lords-supper-to-the-sick-qanda.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS“If you are sick, does God expect you to take the Lord’s Supper to your house? I don’t think so.” As with many of these questions, they seem relatively straightforward on the surface of things, but when we look at some of the assumptions that may […]

What are the origins of the twelve tribes of Israel?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/origin-tribes-israel.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSStrictly speaking, the twelve tribes of Israel are the children of Jacob, the son of Isaac, the grandson of Abraham.  In Genesis 12, God calls Abram to go to a land that He would show him.  “Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out […]

What does “under the earth” mean in Revelation 5:3?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/what-does-under-the-earth-mean.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe prepositional phrase “under the earth” is used three times in the New Testament.  It is used in Philippians 2:10, Revelation 5:3, and Revelation 5:13.  Paul writes, “That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and […]

Why does God not Come to Earth?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/why-does-god-not-come-to-earth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThere is more than one way to answer this question, and I would like to think about it from a broader point of view than what I believe the questioner has in mind.  God has certainly come to the earth in the past.  In Genesis 3:8, […]

Will We Go to Heaven Even if we Sin on Earth?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/will-we-go-to-heaven-even-if-we-sin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWill we go to heaven even if we sin on earth? First let’s talk about sin and what sin does.  Isaiah 59:1-2 teaches us that it is sin that separates man from God: “Behold, the LORD’S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his […]

Is the Church of Christ Better Than Other Churches?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/is-the-church-of-christ-better-than-any-other-church.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIs it wrong or right to say the “Church of Christ” is better than any other if they do the same worship and/or do a few different things like use instruments or use different name than just “Church of Christ”? In Ephesians 4:4-6 the Bible says, […]

What is the difference between a Baptist Church and a Church of Christ?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/qanda-denominationalism.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhat is the difference between a Baptist Church and a Church of Christ? I am thankful for this question and I am going to answer this question, but we need to address a few other matters first.  Jesus said he was going to build His church.  […]

Jesus Sending Out the Apostles to Evangelize and Key Verses on Evangelism

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/qanda-evangelism.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI would like to know what scripture mentions Jesus sending out the apostle to evangelize.  I think this is located in Luke, but I am not sure where in Luke.  I believe he also urges the apostles to dust them from their feet if they do […]