Posts by Williamsburg Church of Christ (Page 5)

Posts by Williamsburg Church of Christ (Page 5)

I cant stand arguing with him

Parcels from the Preacher: April 9, 2023

Everyone loves a good argument, don’t they? You have your feelings and I have mine. Isn’t that the American Dream? We are entitled to it right? I believe there is a time and place for everything, but it almost seems like today there is an argument for everything, and we appear to get nowhere doing it! The “Talk Radio” concept seems to reign. Whoever yells and speaks with the most enthusiasm wins! Just a thought, have you noticed when there…
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Bible Study Questions: James 2:1-13

Book of James: James 2:1-13 Download PDF What thoughts, words, actions are needed to “hold” to a faith built on Jesus Christ? What is a different way of stating “respecter of persons”? What is good/bad about this position? How does Matthew 6:19-21 and 1 Timothy 6:6-10 foster into verses 5-7 of this chapter? Using verses 8-9, how does disregarding the “royal law” teach us about our personal faith? Using verses 10-11 complete this statement. God calls His children to be…
Holding hands, support and friends with faith, community and solidarity together. Love, partnership

Parcels from the Preacher: April 2, 2023

In the nineteenth of Matthew the Bible states “But Jesus looked and said to them, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”  He was teaching His disciples of faith; a faith which most cannot understand nor appreciate.  Why give over the controls to God?  Because ONLY with Him any or all things are possible.  From the eleventh of Hebrews, we come to understand some like Abraham and Rehab grasped this equation.  They and others were…
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Bible Study Questions: James 1:19-27

Book of James: James 1:19-27 Download PDF According to verse 19, what produces righteousness?  What actions do we need to practice in order to master this behavior?  Give an example. List three actions which will successfully keep me from “filthiness and overflow of wickedness”: Using verse 21, what is another way of understanding “implanted”? How does a person deceive themselves, by only talking faith? Explain the phrase “observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets” How is the NT Christian “perfected”…
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Bible Study Questions: James 1:12-18

Book of James: James 1:12-18 Download PDF What is temptation? What is the purpose of temptation? How does one endure it? Does anyone have to sin and die because of their actions? (see 1 John 2:15-17) Why is it impossible for God to tempt? Why then is God blamed for wrong? How do we distinguish tempting from testing or is it all the same? How does the passage show God is just? (see Acts 10:34-36). Can we save ourselves?
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Bible Study Questions: James 1:9-12

Book of James: James 1:9-12 Download PDF What is the benefit in spiritually, socially, financially, or physical “lowliness”? Have you held a moment when you felt weak or alone? How/What did you do in that moment to move forward: What words of wisdom/advice could you pass on to another who is holding a similar struggle? How can God use us when we do not see our own value? Name some Biblical characters who were not seen as great by men,…
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Bible Study Questions: James 1:1-8

Book of James: Chapter 1:1-8 Download PDF “James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who…