Church – http://www.scripturessay.com A Bible Question and Answer TV Program Mon, 08 May 2017 09:25:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 What is the “Holy Kiss”? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-is-the-holy-kiss/ Sat, 21 May 2011 22:39:20 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3344 Q.  Do the Scriptures require Christians to “greet one another with a holy kiss?”  And if so, what does this mean?  Should the men kiss each other, should the men also kiss the women?   Is this commanded or just … Continue reading

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What kind of worship does God desire? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-kind-of-worship-does-god-desire/ Sun, 23 May 2010 00:51:22 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3445 Q. Please help me to understand John 4:23 – 24.  What do these verses teach about the nature of God and the kind of worship He desires? John 4:23-24 23 “But an hour is coming, and now is, when the … Continue reading

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Why do you NOT believe in the literal body and blood of the Lord’s Supper? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-do-you-not-believe-in-the-literal-body-and-blood-of-the-lords-supper/ Sun, 23 May 2010 00:44:05 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3441 Q. Please examine John 6:47-59 and explain to my why you do NOT believe that the literal body and blood of Christ is present at the Lord’s Supper. In order to determine the meaning of any passage of the Bible … Continue reading

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Why teach non-instrumental music in church? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-teach-non-instrumental-music-in-church/ Sat, 22 May 2010 23:09:36 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3389 A Consideration of Ephesians 5:19, 20 and Colossians 3:16 Dr. Denny Petrillo The debate concerning the use of the instrument in public worship is certainly not a new debate.  Bible students have discussed this topic for decades.  In my own … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music In The Old Testament And Christian Worship http://www.scripturessay.com/instrumental-music-in-the-old-testament-and-christian-worship/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:20:56 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3217 By Jeff Asher Then he stationed the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, with stringed instruments, and with harps, according to the commandment of David, of Gad the King’s seer, and of Nathan the prophet; for thus … Continue reading

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Should Christians Observe Easter? http://www.scripturessay.com/should-christians-observe-easter/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:04:25 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3197 Almost everyone who believes in Jesus Christ would answer “yes” to the question in our title. For millions of people around the world, Easter is one of the holiest days of the year. It is second only to Christmas as … Continue reading

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Music In Worship http://www.scripturessay.com/music-in-worship/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:02:34 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3195 By Rod Rutherford When people visit churches of Christ for the first time, they are often surprised to hear only singing. There are no instruments of music such as pianos, organs, drums, or guitars. Neither do they hear choirs, quartets … Continue reading

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Why Are There So Many Churches? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-are-there-so-many-churches/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:53:08 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3182 By Rod Rutherford The following statement is typical of many that we hear: “There is one God and one Lord Jesus Christ.  There is only one Bible.  Why are there so many different churches?” There are literally thousands of different … Continue reading

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Questions About Speaking In Tongues http://www.scripturessay.com/questions-about-speaking-in-tongues/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:51:53 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3180 By Jim Dearman Many people say they are able to speak in tongues today as some in New Testament times did.  They claim this power is given by the Holy Spirit.  By looking at three questions about tongue speaking we … Continue reading

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What Shall We Call Leaders In The Church? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-shall-we-call-leaders-in-the-church/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:50:26 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3178 By Rod Rutherford Many of the religious leaders in Jesus’ day were very proud!  They wore special clothing so they would look important in the eyes of men.  They chose the best seats when they came to worship God.  They … Continue reading

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God’s Place For Women In His Church http://www.scripturessay.com/gods-place-for-women-in-his-church/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:46:49 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3172 By Rod Rutherford The place of women in society is being widely discussed today. The influence of the “Women’s Liberation” or “Feminist” movement is felt throughout the world. Most men and women would agree that there should be equality in … Continue reading

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Why Do Christians Worship On The First Day Of The Week? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-do-christians-worship-on-the-first-day-of-the-week/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:45:37 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3170 By Rod Rutherford Very simply, the answer to this question is that Christians are under a different law from the law that Israel was under.  Israel was under the Law of Moses given by God to Israel at Mt. Sinai … Continue reading

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Must We Use Only One Cup? http://www.scripturessay.com/must-we-use-only-one-cup/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:26:00 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3150 By Dave Amos Some believe that only one cup must be used during the Lord’s Supper. They believe that to use more than one cup is sinful. Because of this, they refuse to fellowship anyone who uses more than one … Continue reading

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Is The Roman Catholic Church The One True Chruch? http://www.scripturessay.com/is-the-roman-catholic-church-the-one-true-chruch/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:24:41 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3148 With one billion members, the Roman Catholic Church is the largest denomination in the world. Since the Bible teaches that Jesus built only one church, we must learn if the Roman Catholic Church is the one mentioned in the Bible … Continue reading

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Is The Mormon Church The True Church? http://www.scripturessay.com/is-the-mormon-church-the-true-church/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:19:10 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3141 The religious body, commonly known as “Mormons,” is officially named “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.” This man-made cult is one of the fastest growing religious bodies in the world. It is also one of the richest. … Continue reading

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The Autonomy Of The Local Church http://www.scripturessay.com/the-autonomy-of-the-local-church/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:14:32 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3135 The meaning of “autonomy” is independent or self-governing. The church we read about in the New Testament is made up of autonomous congregations. The word “church” means “the called out.” It is used to describe God’s people who have been … Continue reading

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The Collection for the Saints http://www.scripturessay.com/the-collection-for-the-saints-2/ Tue, 20 May 2008 00:50:59 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3043 By Danny Petrillo In some ways 1 Corinthians 16 is a relatively easy chapter, following the highly controversial sections in chapter 15. Nevertheless, Paul is not done addressing key issues with the brethren at Corinth. And, as we shall soon … Continue reading

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Clapping: Another Form Of Worship http://www.scripturessay.com/clapping-another-form-of-worship/ Tue, 20 May 2008 00:48:48 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3041 By Alvin Jennings PLEA AND PURPOSE This is a plea for unity based on the knowledge of the truth of Jesus: “May God … give you a spirit of unity … as you follow Christ Jesus.” (Romans 15:5-7) With this … Continue reading

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The Basis of Fellowship http://www.scripturessay.com/the-basis-of-fellowship/ Tue, 20 May 2008 00:05:34 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3011 By Jimmy Jividan Two questions must be answered before Christian fellowship can either have meaning or be practiced. 1. How can one know if he is in fellowship with God? 2. With whom can I have fellowship in Christ? This … Continue reading

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Can We Agree in Religion? http://www.scripturessay.com/can-we-agree-in-religion/ Tue, 20 May 2008 00:03:44 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3009 By Gynnath Ford There is a very popular idea that religious people cannot agree. This idea is untrue in the light of present practice and Bible teaching. There are certain things in God’s Word and present-day practice that lead me … Continue reading

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Scriptural Worship http://www.scripturessay.com/scriptural-worship/ Mon, 19 May 2008 23:58:41 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3003 By Cecil Willis Man is by nature a worshiping being. Men everywhere render homage to, or pay respect to, some higher being. There never has been found a race or tribe of men but that had some kind of worship. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper http://www.scripturessay.com/the-lords-supper/ Mon, 19 May 2008 23:55:50 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3001 By Melvin J. Wise 1 Corinthians 11:23-29 The Lord’s Supper was instituted by the Savior at the last Passover Meal ever observed by Him, which occurred upon the evening of His betrayal. There seems to be an inseparable connection between … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You Visit the Church of Christ http://www.scripturessay.com/what-to-expect-when-you-visit-the-church-of-christ/ Mon, 19 May 2008 23:53:57 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2999 By Calvin Barber Perhaps you have heard of the Church of Christ through advertisement or by special invitation from its members. Maybe there is a building in your community where the Church of Christ meets, and you considered attending one … Continue reading

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Does the death of an Elder’s wife disqualify him? http://www.scripturessay.com/does-the-death-of-an-elders-wife-disqualify-him/ Sat, 19 May 2007 23:22:43 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2984 Q. Hi Mike, recently one of our elders lost his wife to cancer. Does her death disqualify him from continuing to serve? If he should remarry would he still be qualified, or would that violate the “husband of one wife” … Continue reading

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Have you Wondered about Feet-Washing? http://www.scripturessay.com/have-you-wondered-about-feet-washing/ Sat, 19 May 2007 22:44:27 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2960 By Burt Watkins It is taught and believed by some religious groups that Jesus, before His betrayal, instituted the ceremonial rite of feet-washing, and since that time He has intended that His church observe it as a literal act of … Continue reading

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