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Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Calvinism
Topic: The very first argument in the beginning of the article is false!
Replies: 1
Views: 4037

The very first argument in the beginning of the article is false!

Inquiry in Reference To: http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/calvinism.html "Very few doctrines are more pervasive in modern churches and theology than Calvinism" This sentence is false, and represents the founding argument of the article. Calvinism is simply the discipline of interpreting scrip...
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Sat Apr 06, 2013 2:12 am
Forum: Holy Spirit, Apostles, and Miracles
Topic: who are the three men meeting Abraham in Genesis 18:1-10?
Replies: 0
Views: 5021

who are the three men meeting Abraham in Genesis 18:1-10?

Inquiry in Reference To: http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles ... intro.html

Please help to clarify who are the three men meeting Abraham in Genesis 18:1-10? They are variant answers and thus I ask. I thank you. God bless you.
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Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:23 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matthew 18 - Talking to false teacher privately
Replies: 2
Views: 1380

Matthew 18 - Talking to false teacher privately

Based on Matthew 18, I feel that I should first privately speak with a public false teacher before addressing the church. Is this right?
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Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: upon what day of the week did Jesus die?
Replies: 0
Views: 8104

RE: day Jesus died

Yes, I agree about practicing the law of Moses, rather, not practicing it:) But the prophetic foreshadowing is applicable. I have had dealing with people who "keep" the law of Moses/OT and it never ceases to amaze me how they cannot see the clear indications under the new covenant, especially for "g...
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Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Music in the Old Testament for temple worship only?
Replies: 3
Views: 1697

Re: Music in the Old Testament

Thanks for the links. I hope to look at some of the passages pertaining to this. But like you said, it is not a crucial argument.
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Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: upon what day of the week did Jesus die?
Replies: 0
Views: 8104

RE: day Jesus died

Thanks for your response. Something still does not "click" here. Just not simple enough for me. Don't get me wrong, i do in-depth studies but they are usually based almost solely on the Word and not on my own thoughts. I feel safe to say that the person who wrote this gives a lot of his own thoughts...
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Music in the Old Testament for temple worship only?
Replies: 3
Views: 1697

Music in the Old Testament for temple worship only?

In reference to: http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles ... story.html

Do you have a written explanation (with verses) of the music in the OT being for temple worship only? How does 2 Sam. 6:5 work into that argument?

Thanks!
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Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: upon what day of the week did Jesus die?
Replies: 0
Views: 8104

upon what day of the week did Jesus die?

Do you have any thoughts on what day Jesus actually died? ... thanks
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Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: Calvinism
Topic: Romans 9 article - thanks!
Replies: 1
Views: 888

Romans 9 article - thanks!

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/romans_9.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/romans_9.html[/url] thank you for your analysis on Romans 9. I have always believed that calvanism if false and there are many obvious proofs in Scripture. I have had a good id...
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Losing Salvation and Holy Spirit Guidance
Replies: 5
Views: 2289

Re: Losing salvation

Thanks for writing back and having such an interest in sharing God's Word. What you have asked is actually something that I have thought about. I just looked up a few quick references that came to mind ( Acts 5:42-1Cor.4:17-1 Tim 6:3 ) Where the apostles taught and were warned that men ought not tea...
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Losing Salvation and Holy Spirit Guidance
Replies: 5
Views: 2289

Re: Losing salvation

Thanks m273p15cfor the insight. I will give these things careful study. I absolutely do believe that the Holy Spirit guides into all Truth and I guess that if I must confess my ignorance in many matters I also must confess that I believe that the Lord IS indeed leading me in my desire to understand ...
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Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Losing Salvation and Holy Spirit Guidance
Replies: 5
Views: 2289

Losing Salvation and Holy Spirit Guidance

Inquiry in Reference To: http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/apostasy.html I've been saved for almost 6 yrs now and am always trying to be diligent in study and discipline in God's Word and what He teaches. And as much as I desire to live a godly life, I do fail. Sometimes often it seems. I alwa...
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Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Do I need to be baptized again after falling away?
Replies: 1
Views: 928

Do I need to be baptized again after falling away?

In refrence to: http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/know_i_am_saved.html I believe in GOD AND JESUS and I believe in the bible .. I am trying to live a good life , pray every day , ask for forgiveness for my past sins and ask to be saved and be taken into heaven when I die. my question is ::: I ...
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Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Urgent:Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Exodus 20:
Replies: 0
Views: 5377

Urgent:Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Exodus 20:

Anyone willing to answer? ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Attention: Church Leaders Enclosed within this email are very important attachments. Please read, print-out, and copy these forms for distribution. We must obey the commandments of God . All of his commandments (Matthew 5:17-19) . The...
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Sun Feb 10, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: Morality
Topic: Art Adams: Understanding Addictive Behavior
Replies: 0
Views: 11083

Art Adams: Understanding Addictive Behavior

Recent sermons reminded me of a series of lessons I ran a across a couple of years ago. Art Adams held a gospel meeting at the West End congregation in Bowling Green, KY, on the topic of Addictive Behavior: http://www.westendchurch.com/sermons/all-gospel-meetings?title=&y=0&se=28&sv=0&sp=0 Mr. Adams...
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Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Is there a New Testament "Law"?
Replies: 1
Views: 984

Is there a New Testament "Law"?

If the apostles were given "more instructions" that they were to impart to future believers, then why wasn't it written into a single writing and delivered to all the churches the same? If the various letters are to be taken as delivering instructions then why do we have to track through various let...
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Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Do I really need religion to be saved?
Replies: 3
Views: 1184

RE: Religion

thanks for ansewting so fast. To me religion means what we believe in. I think that is what it means but I do want to be a christian.
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Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Do I really need religion to be saved?
Replies: 3
Views: 1184

Religion

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/top_10_reasons_not_to_be_a_christian.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/top_10_reasons_not_to_be_a_christian.html[/url] What if I have no religion but I believe in God and Jesus and I behave really well? Do I really need...
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Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Morality
Topic: Question about respect of people
Replies: 1
Views: 865

Question about respect of people

I have another question ask. It is okay for a Christian to admire people who are not Christian? For example I greatly admiration for Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Regan, John Wayne. Is it wrong to think of them as a hero? Or we only to have one hero and that Jesus? I know Jesus is the ultimate hero who d...
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Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Can Lord's Supper be observed in evening? By women?
Replies: 4
Views: 1647

RE: The Lord's Supper

Thank you for such a speedy reply! I figured that it would be extremely difficult to pinpoint an exact time for partaking of the Lord's supper and that "first day of the week" was the most important detail. I don't want to become too legalistic when interpreting the scriptures but I always want to e...
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Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Can Lord's Supper be observed in evening? By women?
Replies: 4
Views: 1647

Can Lord's Supper be observed in evening? By women?

I am a faithful member of the Church of Christ where I was raised, and I'm 34 and have been a Christian for 21yrs. I recently ran across an article online when studying the Lord's supper that brought two questions to my mind that I have never considered and I would appreciate your opinion on the mat...
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Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Calvinism
Topic: The Error of Penal Substitution
Replies: 1
Views: 2330

The Error of Penal Substitution

An article on the atonement. What do you think? ---------- Forwarded message ---------- The Error of Penal Substitution: Jesus Did Not Die in My Place By Bob Myhan Penal Substitution is that theory of the atonement that says that God demands the payment of the penalty for sin by a substitute in orde...
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Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Joseph's 7 Year Famine Has Now Been Verified!
Replies: 3
Views: 7551

Joseph's 7 Global Famine Years Have Now Been Verified!

I Googled the information. Shang Dynasty emperor (Ching Tang 7 year famine googled can be found on the internet). The Indo-European invasion of India at 1700 B.C. googled can be found on the Internet. Minoan Greek culture being transported to mainland Greece just Google. It will be found on the inte...
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Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:24 am
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Joseph's 7 Year Famine Has Now Been Verified!
Replies: 3
Views: 7551

Joseph's 7 Year Famine Has Now Been Verified!

Joseph's global famine ( Genesis 41:57 ) now has been verified! Spread the news! Educate the world to ancient world history. Shang Dynasty emperor Ching Tang some Chinese historians stated his reign began in 1747 B.C. There are others who believe his reign began in 1675 B.C. Chinese emperor Ching Ta...
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Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:25 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: God himself, God's sacrifice and Gods Kingdom
Replies: 0
Views: 4147

God himself, God's sacrifice and Gods Kingdom

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/about.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/about.html[/url]
TRINITY - SACRAMENTS - RAPTURE / What moved theologians to ADD these three words to what was already made clear in the Scripture?
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Tue Jan 15, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Can women speak in Bible study or the assembly?
Replies: 3
Views: 1346

RE: Bible Study

Thank you very much.
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Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:27 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: Can women speak in Bible study or the assembly?
Replies: 3
Views: 1346

Can women speak in Bible study or the assembly?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/female_leadership.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/female_leadership.html[/url] Can a woman speak in a (men& women) bible study (Sun. morn or Wed nite)? Is there a difference between bible study and "the assembly/worsh...
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Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Morality
Topic: About Entertainment
Replies: 6
Views: 1945

Abstain from All Appearance of Evil?

1Th 5:22) Abstain from every form of evil. Was used to persuade people avoid bad entertainment. I have dwelled on that verse for last couple days and I didn't sleep as well like I normally do. I have been worrying how that applies exactly like. If encounter a profane language in movies and T.V. even...
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Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:21 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: Along what paths has the Lord led you to be you?
Replies: 1
Views: 1026

Along what paths has the Lord led you to be you?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/about.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/about.html[/url] I read through the pattern of God and enjoyed it immensely. I am a independent disciple of Christ and although I attend and support a local Church, I am continuing to not take mans...
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Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:22 am
Forum: Morality
Topic: About Entertainment
Replies: 6
Views: 1945

About Entertainment

About entertainment I have questions myself. I would like to know I a Christians hears milde profanity in a movie or on television that Christian has sinned and burn. After reading the responses I we hear God's name taken invain but is not consistent said throughout the movie? If Christian takes a ...
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Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:55 pm
Forum: Morality
Topic: self-confidence and fellowship
Replies: 1
Views: 872

self-confidence and fellowship

An inquiry in response to: http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/self-image.html The article on self confidence, which I humbly admit, was a brow-beater for me. Not that I held myself in higher esteem than God, but after reading the article I felt as if I could do no right. It was a lot to swallow...
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Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: What is Church is this?
Replies: 1
Views: 1015

What is Church is this?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/about.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/about.html[/url]
I have read several articles about Instrumental music and the essential of Baptism that is not demoniational website. So is the Church of Christ?
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Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: Calvinism
Topic: Calvinism - who is responsible for our choice of faith?
Replies: 1
Views: 1308

Calvinism - who is responsible for our choice of faith?

In reference to: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/romans_9.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/romans_9.html[/url] I am having a discussion with a calvinist. I always thought that when put OUR faith in Christ we are the saved by Grace throught OUR Faith. That Grace is a Gift of ...
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Thu Dec 27, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Why
Replies: 1
Views: 945

Why

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/top_10_reasons_not_to_be_a_christian.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/top_10_reasons_not_to_be_a_christian.html[/url] I feel that a reason not to believe in God is because ancient religion used manipulative and decepti...
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Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:21 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: Evangelist - What about Phillip?
Replies: 1
Views: 1041

Evangelist - What about Phillip?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/evangelists.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/evangelists.html[/url] How can you teach on evangelist and leave out Phillip, i contend the evangelist and a regular preacher are not the same, the work of an evangelist is ...
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Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Why I Love Jeff Bethke, But Hate Error - 2012- 2- 16
Replies: 1
Views: 1040

Why I Love Jeff Bethke, But Hate Error - 2012- 2- 16

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/love_bethke_hate_error.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/love_bethke_hate_error.html[/url] Beloved in Christ; insearchoftruth.org, I must commend you on a job well done keep up the good work. Very good article....I agre...
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Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: HOW TO BE A GOOD EVANGELIST AS A WOMAN
Replies: 0
Views: 3967

HOW TO BE A GOOD EVANGELIST AS A WOMAN

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/evangelists.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/evangelists.html[/url] My dear labourers pls.help me am overwhelmed and frustrated i have been called to be an Evangelists: Am a Single mom of three trying to raise my child...
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Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Instrumental Music in Worship?
Replies: 11
Views: 2561

RE: Music

Unlike you, I don't belong to a denominational church. I don't divide the flock over petty foolishness. I've provided Scripture and you refuse to see the truth. Therefore there is no hope for you. I will leave you with this: 1 Cor. 10:23 - "Everything is permissible" - but not everything is benefici...
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Tue Nov 27, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Instrumental Music in Worship?
Replies: 11
Views: 2561

RE: Music

Greetings my friend, I could go around with you in circles and I'm beginning to see you that you are blatantly refusing to see my point. I'm beginning to disagree with you on a lot more levels than just instrumental music. I think a lot of Church of Christ pastors and laypeople would disagree with ...
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Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Instrumental Music in Worship?
Replies: 11
Views: 2561

RE: Music

Greetings my friend, The point I was trying to make is that while we may state our opinions, ultimately what matters is what the Bible teaches. Thus, emphasis should be on the Scriptures. Does the Scriptures teach anywhere you are not allowed to use instruments in worship? If ultimately what matter...
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Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Please give advice on a hard heart.
Replies: 3
Views: 1170

Re: Please give advice on a hard heart.

Thank you for the kind words. Good things are starting to happen, thank you.
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Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Instrumental Music in Worship?
Replies: 11
Views: 2561

RE: Music

Greetings my friend, If you don't want to recognize or understand anything I'm saying, and you don't ask that I see your point of view as well, then why are we even having this discussion? I'm well aware we are not bound by the Old Covenant. Are you suggesting that instrumental music is just an old...
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Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: Calvinism
Topic: Who are you? Are you Calvinists?
Replies: 3
Views: 1116

Re: Who are you?

Im going to take a good long look at your articles and I do appreciate the work that you apparently put into your site. Thank you.

Blessings
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Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Instrumental Music in Worship?
Replies: 11
Views: 2561

RE: Music

Greetings my friend, I realize we both have differences of opinion in this matter, and I'm in hopes you will eventually see my point. However, i don't want to embellish you with the notion that I think the Church collectively as an assembly has to use mechanical instruments in worship. It should be...
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Sun Nov 18, 2012 1:08 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: YOU ARE NOT THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

Re: NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH

While you are splitting hairs over these passages, the pilgrim church, the remnant, the true church of Jesus Christ continues on! Watchmen on the wall are sounding the trumpets of the demise of the USA & for that matter, the world, since satan is furiously at work against the Lord's own! I'm surpriz...
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Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Please give advice on a hard heart.
Replies: 3
Views: 1170

Please give advice on a hard heart.

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/top_10_reasons_not_to_be_a_christian.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/top_10_reasons_not_to_be_a_christian.html[/url] I am lost, confused. I have heard God speak to me, He told me that He is Coming, and said "You need ...
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Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Calvinism
Topic: Who are you? Are you Calvinists?
Replies: 3
Views: 1116

Who are you? Are you Calvinists?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/about.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/about.html[/url]
I am currently writing for my Doctoral Thesis and need verification of my sources. Are you in the Reform or Calvinistic position?

Thank you for your help in this matter.
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Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:13 am
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Instrumental Music in Worship?
Replies: 11
Views: 2561

Instrumental Music in Worship?

Ever contemplated the fact that sound systems might be a sin to use in the church since instrumental music is viewed as such? After all it gives off a pitch sound that isn't authorized by Scripture. Right? Don't get me wrong I believe in the Church of Christ and I'm a fellow Christian. If instrument...
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Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: Morality
Topic: Question on swearing and using the Lords name in vain
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

RE: Question on swearing and using the Lords name in vain

Thank you so much for the reply, I really appreciate it.

I will continue to visit my friend, like you said no one changes overnight it is a process.

Thanks again, Now I know what is the right thing to do. I can't ignore her.

Kind Regards
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Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Morality
Topic: Question on swearing and using the Lords name in vain
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

Question on swearing and using the Lords name in vain

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/language.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/language.html[/url] Good Morning, I have a question. I felt God speaking to me to visit a young girl living in our street, to tell her about Jesus, that He loves her and about ...