What is Christian Baptism?

In this lesson we want to look at the question, “What is Christian Baptism?” We will note that Christian baptism is: 1) A burial in water. 2) An action of faith. 3) God’s work of righteousness. Everyone needs to be able to discuss what baptism is in relationship to the plan of salvation. Not many in the religious world today understand it. But it is part of the great commission and we must preach and teach it.

Mount Saint Helens All Over Again – A Sermon On Anger

The Bible teaches about anger: 1) Righteous vs. Unrighteous Anger, 2) The Victims of Anger, 3) Anger Generates Hatred, 4) We can do something about it! Each listener should be resolved to know what anger is, does, and how to take action to deal with it.

It is God who Justifies

Have you ever caught yourself being defensive?  I know I have on more than one occasion.  Defensiveness is a product of our desire for justice.  We want others to treat us fairly, and when we perceive that isn’t happening, we get defensive.  Defensiveness is also a mechanism for self-preservation.  We assume that if we defend […]

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 […]