Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 29, 2013

This week Brentwood Church of Christ has invited surrounding area Churches of Christ to join them for a Stage Play performed by their Biblical Arts play actors, “From the Cradle to the Grave: Life stages of a Christian Woman”.  December … Continue reading

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CAN WE TRUST THE BIBLE (3)

Did you know that none of the original writings of the New Testament still exist?  That is not surprising since paper decomposes, and in rare cases, does not survive for nearly 2000 years. Therefore, the writings from which our English … Continue reading

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December 22, 2013

Troy Jensen has agreed to be considered for the Southside eldership and unless there are scriptural objections received by December 31st, he will be formally installed early in January, 2014. The 2014 Southside budget is now complete and a copy … Continue reading

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CAN WE TRUST THE BIBLE? (2)

Our interest in this series is whether the Bible has been preserved in trustworthy form.  In this article we will consider how the twenty-seven books of the New Testament were brought together as a unit.  The Bible is composed of … Continue reading

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December 15, 2013

This week A combined worship and congregational meeting is planned for today.  The time has been changed to: 10:00 a.m. Bible Class, 11:00 a.m. Worship with pot-luck lunch to follow, 1:00 p.m. congregational meeting.  No evening service or children’s worship … Continue reading

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CAN WE TRUST THE BIBLE (1)

For many truth-seekers the Bible is the primary authority in determining God’s will.  It is, in fact, our only source of information about the beginnings of Christianity.  For “Bible believing” Christians it is vital to know if the Bible is … Continue reading

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December 8, 2013

This week A picture taking day for the picture board is planned for today. Praise and Palate is planned for this evening at 6 p.m. A group outing to the Fireside Dinner Theatre is being planned for Saturday December 14.  … Continue reading

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ARE YOU FAITHFUL TO THE LORD?

Fidelity to God is often measured by church attendance.  Used alone to determine one’s standing with God, this test is deficient.  One might be present every time the church doors are open and still not be in a proper relationship … Continue reading

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EXEGESIS & EXPOSITION

Big words, aren’t they?  The average Christian probably can’t define them in spite of the fact that we regularly use both in studying the Bible.  As applied to the Scriptures exegesis is the interpretation of what God’s word says.  Exposition … Continue reading

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December 1, 2013

Today is First Sunday First Fruits.  Tables are set up in room 9 for food items. New adult Bible classes are being planned for today on the subjects: Genesis, Becoming a Woman of Simplicity and The Measure of Salvation.  For … Continue reading

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