Archive for October, 2010

Weekly Bible Reading: Week Forty-Four

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Week Forty-Four

  1. Zech. 1-4; John 6
  2. Zech. 5-7; John 7; Ps. 126
  3. Zech. 8-11; John 8; Ps. 147
  4. Zech. 12-14; John 9; Ps. 134
  5. Ezra 5-6; John 10; Ps. 138

The History of Halloween

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

By Kevin Maxey

Every year, on October 31st, our dark neighborhood streets are flooded with candy starved children dressed up as cartoon characters, sports figures, movie stars, witches, ghosts and goblins. How did this strange activity begin, what does it represent and should Christians take part?

Celtic Roots

Centuries ago, the last day of the Celtic calendar year fell on October 31st. The Celts, ancestors of the Irish, Welsh and Scottish, believed “on this night ghosts and witches were most likely to wander about” (H.F. Vos, Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, p. 493). Of course, no sane villager wanted to interact with ghosts and witches, so on October 31st the Celts disguised themselves as departed spirits as a means of protection. They also left gifts of food for the goblins at… Continue reading

Moral Courage

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

This is a lesson brought by Warren King on “Moral Courage” at Highway 290 Church of Christ.

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Who We Are

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

This is a sermon brought by Warren King on “Who We Are” at Highway 290 Church of Christ.

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The Process of Repentance

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

This is a lesson brought by Warren King on “The Process of Repentance” at Highway 290 Church of Christ.

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Articles by Warren King

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

“I’m Not Going to Church”

Sometimes one may utter such words as a ‘declaration of independence’ (from parents or a spouse) as part of a full-blown apostasy. But, it is also heard at other times.

“I’m not going to church – I don’t like _____________.” It may be the preacher or some other member, the song service, the crowd, the kids – or the air conditioning; but, this excuse serves the purposes of many very well.

“I’m not going to church – I’ve got company.” Perhaps the visit was planned ahead of time, with full knowledge that it conflicted with the assembly. Or, maybe company dropped in unexpectedly. Either way, friends or family trumped the assembling of saints.

“I’m not going to church – I’m not feeling well”, which… Continue reading

Weekly Bible Reading: Week Forty-Three

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

Week Forty-Three

  1. Daniel 5-6; John 1; Ps. 130
  2. Daniel 7-9; John 2; Ps. 137
  3. Daniel 10-12; John 3; Ps. 123
  4. Ezra 1-2; John 4; Ps. 84, 85
  5. Ezra 3-4; John 5; Ps. 113, 127

Contemporary or Traditional?

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

This is a lesson brought by Warren King on “Contemporary or Traditional?” at Highway 290 Church of Christ.

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The History of a Local Church

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

This is a lesson brought by Warren King on “The History of a Local Church” at Highway 290 Church of Christ.

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The Paradox of Jesus

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

This is a lesson brought by Warren King on “The Paradox of Jesus” at Highway 290 Church of Christ.

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