by Warren E. Berkley The most vital consideration for every human being and certainly every Christian is the allegiance of the heart and obedience of the life to God. While we must avoid the arrogance of self-righteousness and the bondage of human creeds and traditionalism, we must determine with all our hearts to never relax…

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Question: Your Bible answers make so much sense and I have been wanting to ask this question. It might be long, but I need to be detailed. OK, here goes. This is the truth as I know it. You can answer it as though you believe what I am telling you as the truth, please. There is a married…

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Question: We had a couple who were members until we learned that their marriage was unscriptural.  They refused to repent.  Are they considered “brethren?” Answer: “And if anyone does not obey our word in this epistle, note that person and do not keep company with him, that he may be ashamed. Yet do not count him as…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Christians do travel. An obvious statement, but it needs to be pointed out because it raises issues we don’t often think about. A Christian drops in on a congregation while in town for business. It is common for brethren to invite him over for a meal so they can get better…

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Question: My mom was withdrawn from about 30 years ago when I was around 5 years old. She was withdrawn from because she got remarried after an unscriptural divorce. I am a faithful member of the church and I have two young children. What kind of relationship should I or can I have with her?…

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Question: I am helping an elderly lady financially, who has taken on her granddaughter.  Her granddaughter’s dad was killed and her mom lost custody due to drugs. I suppose she is considered an orphan.  I discussed with grandmom the need to become a Christian.  She said she was baptized into the Lord’s church years ago…

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