Q & A

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How did the Catholic Church Became Roman?

How did the Roman Catholic Church Become Roman? AUTHOR Chris Castaldo CATEGORY Articles DATE July 18, 2018 ‘I will build my church,’ Jesus declared (Matthew 16:18). And what a... View

Why Prayer Requires the Spirit of Asking?

Hymn: 685  O Breath of Life  603 Roll the Sea Away   Bible Reading Mark 11: 22- 26 The Lord's entry into Jerusalem was dangerous. The city was infested with religious traitors artful in... View

Why Does Pride Have No Place in Christian Service?

Hymns: 547 Have Thine Own Way, Lord.  Bible Reading  Mark 10:32-45 The maxim of v 31, "But many that are first shall be last; and the last first," was totally lost on the disciples, because six... View

Why Did the Rich Young Ruler Go Away Grieved?

Hymns: 566 Channels Only  573 Make Me a Channel of Blessing Bible Reading  Mark 10:17-27 Some cases in the gospel are very promising. A man or woman, or maybe a young person, comes asking all... View

How Should We Pray for Children?

Hymns: 680 Showers of Blessing 710 There's a Friend for little Children Bible Reading Mark 10:13-16 The disciples got into trouble again for their bad attitude. It seems that their very... View

How Should We Pray for our Marriages?

Hymns: 676 The Mercy Seat 731 O Give Us HomesBible reading: Mark 10:1-12In Mark chapter 10 the Lord was commencing his Judean ministry. Ministry is the operative term, for the Lord continued his... View

Luther Lesson 9 Posting the 95 Theses

“The Festival of All Saints was a very important day for Wittenburg and, above all, for the church the elector had built there and which he had filled with relics. On that day the priests used to... View

Luther Lesson 8 Indulgences: Free to Sin!

“Luther was one day seated in the confessional at Wittenberg. Many of the townspeople came successively and confessed themselves guilty of great excesses. Adultery, licentiousness, usury,... View

Luther Lesson 7 - Indulgences: Salvation for Sale!

From the year 1502 John Tetzel uninterruptedly fulfilled the office of dealer in indulgences. To him all means were good that filled his treasure chest. Raising his voice and displaying the... View

Luther Lesson 5 - How to Find Peace with God?

“There is, according to Luther, something much more drastically wrong with man than any particular list of offenses, which can be enumerated, confessed, and forgiven. The very nature of man is... View

Luther Lesson 4 Luther Jolted by Visit to Rome

“Luther was teaching both in the academical hall and in the church when he was interrupted in his labours. In 1510, or according to others in 1511, or 1512, he was sent to Rome. Seven convents of... View

Luther Lesson 3 Preacher of the Gospel at Wittenberg

In the year 1502, Frederick the Elector founded a new university at Wittenberg. He declared in the charter confirming the privileges of this school that he and his people would look to it as to... View

Luther Lesson 2 - Misery in the Monastery

“One of the privileges of the monastic life was that it emancipated the sinner from all distractions and freed him to save his soul by practising the counsels of perfection– not simply charity,... View

Why Become a Monk? Luther Lesson 1

It is a wonderfully strange thing that the man who was driven to the monastery by the fear of God, became the liberator of multitudes of monks to truly worship God. "In July 1505  the young... View

Responsibilities of Communicants at the Lord's Supper

  The Free Presbyterian Church in Cloverdale Adult Sunday SchoolCommunion—Responsibilities of Communicants________________________________________________________________No matter how clear and... View

What we do at Communion

What we do at Communion._______________________________________________________________________________To eat and drink worthily (1Cor. 11:29) at communion requires knowledge and discernment of... View

What is the Bible?

This message covers the symbols of the Bible, its inspiration, its eternal value and its power to convert the soul. Click here to listen to the audio and video sermon on this question. View

How do I Choose a New Church?

What to look for in a church before becoming a member? 1. A church that is confessional. This means that it has a doctrinal statement and it is best to have a historical document rather than a... View

Head-covering for Ladies in Worship

HEADCOVERING:Practiced in the PastMany Christian women don’t even know there is a history of head-covering, or that there is clear Bible teaching on this matter. Nevertheless, it has been the... View

Why did the Lord insist that men be born again?

These are the most demanding words ever spoken by the Lord.  They were address to a Jewish Rabbi, Nicodemus.  He took an interest in the ministry and teaching of the Lord, but the Lord demanded... View

Why do we Preach Christ Crucified?

DID YOU KNOW? We preach “Christ Crucified,” because only a bleeding, wounded Saviour has the power to save souls. The Moravian missionaries learned this truth after they had laboured in Greenland... View

What Inspired Handel's Messiah?

Handel’s Messiah was a work of musical art focusing on the death of Christ. An intimate friend of Handel called on him just as he was composing the music for the words, “He was despised, and... View

Why the Blood of Jesus?

Did you know that we are Saved By the Blood of the Cross. An earnest Christian man and faithful reader of the Bible was assailed by an infidel. “I do not understand nor do I believe,” said he,... View

What is the Gospel Story?

The BeginningThe Christian message starts with the Bible’s opening words: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). This simple statement makes a stunning claim:... View

A New Beginning - Booklet

This booklet, written by Dr. Alan Cairns, provides a comprehensive overview of the Bible’s message of salvation. This is a ready reference for personal use, group Bible Studies and evangelism.... View

Why You Need a Saviour?

Because You Have a Soul. When a newborn baby arrives in the world, parents and family marvel at God’s creative work. They check for ten fingers and ten toes and look for all the vital signs of... View