The Bible’s Teaching about Complaints

The Bible speaks of complaints that are unwarranted, but also of complaints that are warranted or righteous. We will look at these two areas and then examine some of the results of both warranted and unwarranted complaints. Each should understand the difference between righteous and unrighteous complaints and their results. This lesson is designed to help us understand how to handle complaints and the proper role of repentance in complaints.

What is the First Resurrection? What is the Thousand Year Reign?

This means that the saints that reign with Christ for 1000 years are people who have been come into the likeness of the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ; these are the saved. It is the saved that reign with Christ for 1000 years. Consider what Peter says in 1 Peter 2:9, “But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.”

Uganda Mission Report by Paul Coffman

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/uganda-report-october-2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis lesson is in audio only but is also available in video format. Paul Coffman is a preacher for the church of Christ in Linden, Texas. He lives in Mt. Pleasant, Texas where he runs a computer consulting business. He has been traveling to Uganda for four […]

Arrested for Preaching the Resurrection

In this lesson, we will study Acts 4. The apostles were arrested for preaching the resurrection. How did they handle this? We will note: 1) The Situation of the Arrest, 2) The Steadfastness of the Apostles, 3) The Sentence of the Sanhedrim, 4) The Supplication of the Saints. The hearer will be able to understand how the early church dealt with the problem of preaching the gospel in the face of opposition. We want to know how the early church handled problems so that we can imitate their faith.

What is the qualification for elders and deacons to have children?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/what-is-the-qualification-for-elders-and-deacons-to-have-children.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhat is the qualification for elders and deacons to have children?  Does the Greek word for “having” bear any significance in this regard? There are two places in the New Testament that discuss the qualification of having children in order to hold the office of an […]