We Are Radical

Bringing radical thoughts worth pondering (A blog of poriruachurch.com)

The Most Selfish Saying

Here is a question to ponder: What is the most sincerely selfish phrase in religion? I believe I have come close to finding it. What is it? “Join the church … Continue reading

09/10/2013

Christians Only

If I spent the time to read and follow the Bible as God intends, what would that make me? Most people understand that doing this would make me a Christian. … Continue reading

28/06/2013

Why Should I Believe in the Church?

The Bible describes the church of Christ as the body of Christ; there is only one, and Jesus is its Saviour (Ephesians 1:22-23; 4:4; 5:23). The church of Christ is … Continue reading

20/04/2011

Church Growth

Every member of the body of Christ is important to his local congregation. Though no one is indispensible, no one should feel insignificant. The Scriptures are very emphatic about this … Continue reading

07/09/1989

Remarriage & Matthew 19:9

“Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled…” (Heb. 13:4). Although the world at large lives in mocking defiance of this scriptural admonition, … Continue reading

01/07/1983

Legalism in the Church

Although the term “Legalist” does not appear in Scripture, the term fits perfectly with the attitudes of the Pharisees in the time of Christ. They exalted the Law of Moses … Continue reading

01/05/1983

The Distinctive Pattern of New Testament Christianity

The apostle Paul explains in Eph. 2:19-22 that God’s household is built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets. In 1 Tim. 3:15 he further explains that the household … Continue reading

04/04/1983

Christ and His Local Church

Peter exhorted his readers, “…love the brotherhood” (1 Pet. 2:17); that “chosen race, royal priesthood, holy nation” (v.9), which the inspired man served as both an apostle and elder. The … Continue reading

10/03/1983

Salvation By Grace

This is the second series in dealing with the subject, “Salvation by Grace through Faith.” The first gave emphasis to Biblical teaching concerning the importance of grace, faith, and obedience … Continue reading

02/05/1982

Who Can Marry?

There are few subjects that have led to more differences of opinion than that of marriage, divorce, and remarriage. So many different views are held by those who believe and … Continue reading

02/02/1982