Question: “Quite simply, we are a church that follows after the pattern of the New Testament.” —from┬áthe church website. “All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they shared everything they had. With great power the apostles continued to testify to the…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Corinthians 10:21-33   I.         I Corinthians 6:12 and 10:23 are sometimes cited to justify actions.             A.        Everything can be right.             B.        It forms the foundation for situational ethics, where right and wrong is not determined by what is done (or not done), but upon the situation.             C.        People will agree that something is…

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Question: I currently stand in the position that it is a matter of opinion concerning a kitchen or fellowship hall. Again, that is where I currently stand. Here where I preach, we do not have a kitchen per se. A majority of the brethren here would like to have one so that it would accommodate…

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Question: Could you help me understand “expedients”? I have heard the term used for explaining why churches use money for certain things like a building or songbooks. Could you expand on this in light of what the work of the church is, what the collection is for, etc.? Answer: The Apostle Paul wrote, “All things…

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