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

Qualifications for Elders (Part 6)

As we conclude our study of the negative qualifications of elders we find another one given in the inspired list. NO LOVER OF MONEY 1 Timothy 3:3 – “Not covetous” … Continue reading

02/09/1983

Qualifications for Elders (Part 5)

In the past four issues of this publication, attention has been given to the positive qualifications for elders recorded in 1 Timothy 3 and in Titus 1. In the same … Continue reading

02/08/1983 · 1 Comment

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

Qualifications for Elders (Part 3)

GOOD REPORT OF THEM WHICH ARE WITHOUT In recent issues, we have given attention to the biblical qualifications of elders. Another positive trait to be possessed is a good reputation. … Continue reading

01/06/1983 · 1 Comment

Qualifications for Elders (Part 2)

SOBER-MINDED, SELF-CONTROLLED 1 Tim.3:2 “vigilant, sober” (KJV); “Temperate, sober-minded” (ASV). Tit. 1:8 “sober…temperate” (KJV); “sober-minded…self-controlled” (ASV). The reader can easily see the similarities in the above words which are listed … Continue reading

02/05/1983 · 1 Comment

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