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Phillip Vanwinkle | December 21, 2018

The Value of Visitation

We used to visit one another on a regular basis. What happened? In a world that has influenced us negatively, we need to recognize that there is great value in visiting and encouraging one another.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | November 30, 2018

The Sin of Evil Surmising

What does God say about those who surmise evil thoughts about one another? This terrible heart issue must be addressed in every child of God who hopes to make it to Heaven one day.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | November 9, 2018

How Can We Have Unity? pt 2

Christ wants unity among believers. How can we be united when there are so many different beliefs? First, we must have the right attitude, and second, we must have the right source.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | October 26, 2018

How Can We Have Unity? pt 1

We live in a divided world. Spiritually speaking it is no different. However, God wants unity and has given us some ways that we may maintain unity.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | October 6, 2018

Question about the Seal and Earnest of the Spirit

What were the Seal and the Earnest of the Spirit in the beginning days of the Church?

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Phillip Vanwinkle | September 21, 2018

Genesis 1-11 Truth or Myth? Part 1

In an effort to ruin people’s faith Satan will try anything. One thing Satan has been busy working on is convincing people that the first eleven chapters of Genesis are a myth, or poetry, or in some way not to be taken as true, historical events.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | August 31, 2018

What Can You Know About The Judgment?

Many people are curious about the Final Judgment. While we cannot know everything, we can know enough to be assured of salvation.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | July 13, 2018

Calvinism: From God or Man? Examining "Perseverance of the Saints"

Once Saved Always Saved? Perseverance of the Saints? Can a Christian be lost? This study will answer that question from God's Holy Word!

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Phillip Vanwinkle | June 22, 2018

Saved by the Death, Burial and Resurrection: But, How?

We are saved by the death burial and resurrection of Jesus, that is a fact. But what is often never addressed is the ‘how’ these events save.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | June 8, 2018

Tracts: Dynamite Comes in Small Packages

They say that Dynamite comes in small packages. Whether or not this is true, I wouldn't know. The sentiment is true, however, with Gospel Tracts.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | May 18, 2018

Some Misconceptions about Bible Classes

There are many wrong ideas about Bible classes. Particularly there are wrong thoughts about what happens in Bible classes. We hope to address a few misconceptions about the Bible Class system.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | April 27, 2018

Calvinism: From God or Man? #8 Examining "Irresistible Grace"

Does the Holy Spirit magically come upon certain people and force them to be saved? Only if you are a Calvinist; but not if you believe what the Bible teaches!

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Phillip Vanwinkle | April 13, 2018

Praying for Wisdom and Other Things

When we consider praying for wisdom or other things, we can trust that God is willing to provide for us. However, when we come to God we must understand some things about wisdom, and we need to understand some things about who God is.

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Kevin Graves | March 23, 2018

From Tachileik with Love

March 2018 Mission report of the church of Christ in Tachileik Myanmar

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Phillip Vanwinkle | March 16, 2018

Hawking, From Unbeliever to "Believer"

While people of all walks of life disregard the idea of God. It doesn't change the fact that God still exists and is active in our lives today.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | March 2, 2018

How Important is Attendance to The Bible Study Program?

Do we take seriously God's expectations for us to "Give diligence" to be able to rightly divide the Word of Truth? Take time to read this article and see some practical truths, applied to spiritual situations.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | February 9, 2018

Calvinism: From God or Man? #7 Examining 'Limited Atonement'

Is Jesus blood able to save the entire world? Did he come to call the righteous to Heaven? Are the eternally elected the only ones for whom Christ died? Find out what the Bible teaches about the Calvinistic theory known as "Limited Atonement."

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Phillip Vanwinkle | January 26, 2018

Calvinism: From God or Man? #6 Examining Unconditional Election

Has God already determined exactly who would be saved and who would be lost? Did God randomly choose for some souls to go to Heaven and others to go to Hell? Calvinism teaches that He did. What does the Bible say about it?

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Phillip Vanwinkle | January 19, 2018

The Parable of the Lighthouses

Sometimes faithful works 'compete' against one another rather than working together. These works are going contrary to what God wants for His children. This article will address how "competition between lighthouses" causes souls to be lost.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | January 8, 2018

Do Demons Still Possess People?

There was a time when God allowed demons to possess people. Does He still allow this today?

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