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Vine, Branches and Denominations

by Bryant Evans on May 18, 2014

During his final days on earth, Jesus declared, “I am the vine, you are the branches” (John 15:5). What does he mean? Some take this verse as an endorsement of denominationalism. They say that Jesus was describing himself as the vine and the various religious denominations as branches from him. If that is true then […]

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Christian Unity: Trouble in Corinth

by Bryant Evans on January 2, 2013

Christian unity was slipping away in Corinth. The church there was fractured and was in danger of falling into sectarian division. Paul gently rebuked the brethren and called for their unity. We can learn from their troubles. Ultimately, Christian unity is founded in Jesus Christ. When I enjoy the proper relationship with my Lord, I […]

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Christian Unity

by Bryant Evans on December 29, 2012

Christian unity is an oft sought but rarely found product in our diverse world.  Jesus himself desired the unity of his disciples and specifically prayed for it in the High Priestly prayer of John chapter 17. It is essential for all believers to consider Jesus’ thinking and prayers. Jesus Prayed for Christian Unity Jesus prayed […]

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The Failed Episcopal Experiment

by Bryant Evans on July 13, 2012

One should not take joy in the demise of a church. It comes only after devilish ideas are embraced and sound Bible teaching has been rejected. Nevertheless, the continued meltdown of the Episcopal church does teach an important lesson to those who rush to liberal theology as the true hope of mankind. Not only is […]

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Religious Unity

by Bryant Evans on August 4, 2008

The unity of all believers is a very desirable goal. Indeed, Jesus prayed for unity in the hours before his arrest, beatings and crucifixion (John 17:22-24). Paul rebuked the Corinthians for their disunity (1 Corinthians 1:10-17). Today, disunity marks the so-called protestant world which has fractured and denominated itself into almost innumerable sects. While these […]

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