We Are Radical

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

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Radical Thinking

Jesus was a radical person. He came with a new, authoritative message (Matthew 7:28-29). He drove sinners out of the Temple of God (John 2:13-22). He exposed hypocrites to their faces … Continue reading

28/06/2013

Jesus, the Pre-Existent Son of God

The Sonship of Jesus Christ is debated little among Bible scholars of today. Jesus is the Son of God. However, the point in time, if any, when Jesus took on … Continue reading

06/09/1989

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

Marriage & 1 Corinthians 7

In last month’s article we focused attention upon Matthew 19:9, emphasizing the universality of the Lord’s instruction in this verse and also stressing the logical implications of the exceptive clause. … Continue reading

01/08/1983

Qualifications for Elders (Part 4)

GIVEN TO HOSPITALITY In the inspired list of qualifications for elders, Paul states in 1 Timothy 3:2 that a bishop must be “given to hospitality.” To Titus, (1:8), he used … Continue reading

02/07/1983

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

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

Qualification for Elders (Part 1)

The Holy Spirit has revealed some twenty qualifications for elders in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and in Titus 1:5-11. They have to do with the man’s personal character, his family life … Continue reading

01/04/1983

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