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“Morbus Sabbaticus”

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“MORBUS SABBATICUS” “Morbus Sabbaticus,” better known as “Sunday sickness,” is a disease peculiar to some church members. The symptoms vary, but these are generally observed: 1. It never lasts more than twenty-four hours. 2. It never interferes with the appetite. 3. It never affects the eyes. The Sunday newspapers can be read with no pain. […]

Missing Services

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MISSING SERVICES Joel Raulerson    I remember my grandfather telling me a number of years ago, about an elderly gentleman who had an accident while farming. His tractor had tipped over, pinning the man for two days underneath the tractor. The way in which the man was discovered was something that was reported by a […]

Close to, Round About, Near By

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CLOSE TO, ROUND ABOUT, OR NEARBY (Author Unknown) One Sunday, a minister was illustrating his belief that baptism should take place by sprinkling, not by immersion. As examples, he said that when John baptized Jesus in the Jordan River, and when Philip baptized the eunuch in some water, it didn’t mean, “in” – it meant, […]

Wednesday Night Services

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Wednesday Night Services Whitt Sasser At Wednesday night services, the Bible is taught, the word of God Almighty. Wednesday night services increase our faith as we better understand and appreciate the unsearchable riches of God. Wednesday night services are a midweek respite from life in a sinful world, a recharge of our spiritual batteries. Wednesday […]

Does It Seem Strange . . .

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DOES IT SEEM STRANGE that the more active you are in the church the more you see the need to be at every service? The stronger your faith becomes, the more active your service is. If you feel nothing or think nothing about forsaking the various assemblies of the Lord’s church, rest assured you have […]

Some Rules for a Happy Marriage

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Some Rules for a Happy Marriage      Never both be angry at once. Never talk at one another, either alone or in company. Never speak loudly to one another unless the house is on fire! Let each other strive to yield more often to do the wishes of the other. Let self-denial be the […]

I Don’t See Anything Wrong With That

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I Don’t See Anything Wrong With That  How many times have we heard this reply when we question some belief or practice which may be without Bible authority? The saddest thing about the statement is that many times it is really true. So many individuals have so little knowledge and understanding of the Bible when […]

“We Just Don’t Go to Church”

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“We Just Don’t Go to Church” Bill Crews A young couple who had not been to church services for a number of years asked, “What have we done wrong besides not going to church?” They had robbed God of thousands of dollars (1 Cor. 16:1,2); they had forsaken the Lord’s own memorial supper (1 Cor. […]

Faithfulness

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FAITHFULNESS A preacher was asked to define “faithful attendance at worship.” He replied that the best way to understand it was to apply the same standards of faithfulness that we do in other areas of our life. Consider the examples he gave: If your car started one out of three times, would you consider it […]

It Cannot Be Denied

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It Cannot Be Denied IT CANNOT BE DENIED that those who attend Bible Study regularly have a greater knowledge of the Bible than those who do not attend. IT CANNOT BE DENIED that most of those who do not attend Bible study do not attend the other services of the church regularly either. IT CANNOT […]

A Note for the Preacher

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A NOTE FOR THE PREACHER Bob Pulliam I found your note on the door the other day. I just imagine that you came by to see why we were not at the services last Sunday. Well, I feel that I should explain so there will be no misunderstanding. You know that one thing we will […]

How Are You Using Your Time?

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How Are You Using Your Time? Greg Gwin Have you wondered why there never seems to be enough time to get everything done? Well, we may now have the answer. According to an article in U.S.News, an average American, in his lifetime, will spend: – 6 months at stoplights – 8 months opening junk mail […]

Attendance

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ATTENDANCE The reasons why I’m giving up sports; football in the fall, baseball in the summer, basketball in the winter.  I’ve had it all.  I quit attending sports once and for all, and here are my 11 excuses.   Every time I went, they asked for money.   The people I sat next to didn’t […]

Signs That You Are Slipping

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Signs That You Are Slipping WHEN the way to the meeting house SEEMS TOO FAR, WHEN it seems TOO MUCH TROUBLE to get ready or to get out in the weather to go to the service, WHEN the singing comes HARD and SEEMS DREARY, WHEN the sermon seems much TOO LONG, WHEN you see much you […]

When You Are Not Here at Services . . .

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When you are not here at services. . …there is a hole in the wall. A hole where the devil can enter in and do harm. A hole that mars the rest of the wall. ..there is a missing link in the chain. A weak point where a break can take place. A weak point […]

The Church Died!

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  The Church Died! Joe Fitch Impressive churches dot the pages of Bible history – Antioch, Ephesus, Jerusalem, Philippi, Rome. From more recent restoration history, a host of names are recalled. But what finally happened to those churches? A few remain; most are gone. They died! Is this destined to be the final chapter of […]