by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Titus 2:1-8   I.         It is apparent to me that Christians as a whole do not understand the purpose of Bible classes.             A.        It is not just locally because I have receive similar questions from Christians in other areas.             B.        I think it would be beneficial for all of us to examine these…

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Question: My wife and I have been to the congregation there in La Vista.  We really enjoyed it and found it to be a true church.  We have been having a problem locally with the verse in I Timothy 2 about the women being silent.  I read your article on that subject.  We are experiencing…

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Question: I stumbled across your web site and saw the drawing of the stoning of Achan. In the upper right, it said something about pictures going with children’s Bible stories. You don’t really mean to teach children about stoning, do you? The Stoning of Achan Joshua 7:24-26 Answer: You misunderstood. The pictures are from an old…

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Question: I want to send you a note of thanks and encouragement for your great website and your stand for the truth.  I am a minister in the Lord’s church and truly appreciate men who continually stand for truth.  I also had a question: Do you know of any good “family” devotional books or websites…

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Question: I need the New Testament authority for classes. Where is the doctrine that authorizes classes to be segregated by different ages? Answer: It is common for people seeking to deny biblical authority for some practice to search for only one description and when they can’t find it, sit back and claim there is no…

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Question: I’m studying with a friend who objects to Sunday schools. I don’t know how to approach her objection. She says that where she worships the service is very simple.  They don’t have choirs, musical instruments, or Sunday Schools or classes.  She said they try not to incorporate anything in worship that they don’t see…

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Question: What is the philosophy of true education? Answer: At its core, education is the process of transferring knowledge, understanding, and wisdom from one individual to another. John Milton Gregory, in his book The Seven Laws of Teaching, said, “Teaching is arousing and using the pupil’s mind to grasp the desired thought or to master the…

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