Is Your Name Written There?, by David A. Sargent

Think about the various places where your name is written and why it is recorded there
As a matter of historical record and identity, your name is written on a birth certificate.

To report the grades that you have earned while in school, your name is written on a report card.

As a means of identification and license to drive, your name is written on a driver’s license.

To show your commitment to your spouse for the rest of your life, your name is written on a marriage license.

To mortgage a home or finance a car, your name is written on a contract.

To note the beginning and the end of your earthly existence, your name will eventually be written on a tombstone!

But hopefully this is not the last place your name will appear! Continue reading “Is Your Name Written There?, by David A. Sargent”

Your Soul And God’s Word, by Preston Silcox

Man is a dual being, consisting of a mortal body and an immortal soul (cf. Matt.10:28). While many spend great amounts of time, money, and energy caring for the body, relatively few focus on the condition of the soul. Since this latter part of man is the more valuable (Matt. 16:26), would it not be wise to focus the majority of attention and actions on it? Continue reading “Your Soul And God’s Word, by Preston Silcox”

The Purpose of Baptism

Although baptism for the remission of sins is basically ignored by the religious world, we find that the New Testament teaches baptism is essential to one’s salvation.  Baptism alone does not save but it is still a crucial part of what one must do in order to have their past sins forgiven.  In this article we want to briefly note some reasons for baptism.

 1. To receive the remission of sins.  (“Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.” Acts 2:38) Continue reading “The Purpose of Baptism”