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The Bride or the Body of Christ? Posted in: 2012 By Tom L. Ballinger

Plainer Words Since 1968   January 12, 2012   PLAINER WORDS ONLINE…THE BRIDE OR THE BODY OF CHRIST?   The title suggests that there is a disagreement between the Bride and the Body. The two titles have references to “The Bride of Christ” and “The Body of Christ.” This study researches the Scriptures concerning the two.   The expression, “the Bride of Christ,” is not a term that can be found in the Bible. It does not occur one time in the Word of Truth. However, Bible commentators, for centuries,… Read more The Bride or the Body of Christ? Posted in: 2012 By Tom L. Ballinger

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“The glory of the gospel is that when the church is absolutely different from the world, she invariably attracts it.” – Martyn Lloyd-Jones “The Church is the only society that exists for the benefit of those who are not its members.” – William Temple “We do not want a church that will move with the world. We want a church that will move the world.” – G.K. Chesterton “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.” – Billy Sunday… Read more More GREAT QUOTES

Don’t Let Me Live Wrong – A.W. Tozer

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing. –2 Timothy 4:7-8 For years I have made a practice of writing many of my earnest prayers to God in a little book–a book now well worn. I still turn often to the petitions I recorded… Read more Don’t Let Me Live Wrong – A.W. Tozer

DEARTH before AWAKENING

The following is an interesting article from Christian History magazine: “Spiritual awakenings manifest patterns that are similar, often strikingly so. While all of the following elements may be present in each instance, for the most part, awakenings progress through a cycle whose phases include these various aspects of God’s working. 1).  Awakenings are usually preceded by a time of spiritual depression, apathy, and gross sin, in which a majority of Christians are hardly different from secular society, and the churches seem to be asleep.  The  causes of each decline differ… Read more DEARTH before AWAKENING

“When You Face Opposition”

“Lord, why have You brought trouble on this people? Why is it You have sent me?”  —Exodus 5:22 Moses knew it wasn’t going to be easy. But I think he was a little shocked by how unresponsive Pharaoh was. Despite the many miracles that God did through Moses, Pharaoh’s heart became hard. So what did Moses do? Disappointed and disillusioned, he called on the Lord. He said, “Lord, why have You brought trouble on these people? Why is it You have sent me? For since I came to Pharaoh to… Read more “When You Face Opposition”

Take My Life (Holiness)

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group  Take My Life (Holiness) · CeCe Winans  CeCe Winans Presents Pure Worship  ℗ 2008 Pure Springs Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group  Take My Life (Holiness) · CeCe Winans CeCe Winans Presents Pure Worship  ℗ 2008 Pure Springs  Released on: 2008-10-28  Producer: Chris Harris Composer: Scott Underwood  Auto-generated by YouTube.  Released on: 2008-10-28  Producer: Chris Harris  Composer: Scott Underwood  Auto-generated by YouTube. Lyrics Holiness, holiness is what I long for Holiness is what I need Holiness, holiness is what You want for me, for me Holiness, holiness is what I long for Holiness is… Read more Take My Life (Holiness)