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Doctrine

The Paucity of Belief

by Bryant Evans on October 12, 2017

  paucity – smallness of quantity; scarcity; scantiness: There is very little real belief left in Christendom and what little there is seems to be decreasing. That is a weighty charge given that much of Christianity teaches that only belief, that is, a mental agreement in some fact, is all that is necessary for salvation. […]

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Luke 17:7-10: The Unworthy Servant

by Bryant Evans on August 14, 2017

Truth comes in all sizes in Scripture. Some truths are pleasant and enjoyable while others are terrifying. It is true that the righteous will live eternally in heaven; that is a pleasant truth. Likewise, eternal damnation is a truth most horrifying. Consider the truth of Luke 17:7-10: “Will any one of you who has a […]

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Repentance

by Bryant Evans on August 5, 2017

One of the hardest requirements for the Christian is repentance. Biblical repentance requires both a change of heart and a change of action. One cannot imagine one without the other. For example, the man who decides to follow Jesus yet persists in his wicked ways has not had a true change of heart. The converse […]

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What Must I Do To Be Saved?

by Bryant Evans on June 1, 2017

To ask, what must I do to be saved, is to ask the greatest question ever uttered. It shows an interest in something far beyond this world and priorities shaped by eternal needs. You have asked a great question! The answer is not complicated, but it does have many facets so let’s get started. What […]

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Church Division

by Bryant Evans on December 7, 2016

Church division is never good. It follows discord, discontent, poor fellowship and sin. While it may be necessary to remove the disorderly  from  fellowship (1 Corinthians 5:1-2; Romans 16:17; Matthew 18:17 ) the roots which caused that removal are sad. Like surgery, division may be necessary but it is never good. Paul addressed church division […]

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