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What does it mean in Deut 30:19 when Moses says, “therefore choose life?”

What does it mean in Deut 30:19 when Moses says, “therefore choose life?”

As we seek to follow our Lord to fully possess Christ as our good land to build God’s habitation and establish His kingdom, these words have great significance to us today. Moses’ charge was based on all that he recorded ...
As offenses inevitably accumulate in the church life, how and to what extent should we forgive one another?

As offenses inevitably accumulate in the church life, how and to what extent should we forgive one another?

As long as we are in the church life, offenses will occur, and the only solution to offenses is forgiveness. Such endless forgiveness from the heart is far beyond our natural human capacity, yet it is possible if we realize ...
Should we only read the “pure word” of the Bible, and not receive anyone’s interpretation of it?

Should we only read the “pure word” of the Bible, and not receive anyone’s interpretation of it?

In Acts 8 Philip the evangelist met an Ethiopian man who was reading the prophet Isaiah (vv. 26-28; cf. 21:8). Philip asked him, “Do you really know the things that you are reading?” (v. 30). The Ethiopian responded, “How could ...
What should our attitude be concerning suicide?

What should our attitude be concerning suicide?

Death does not resolve any problems in our relationship with God. This is true of the death of unbelievers as well as believers. For unbelievers death terminates their opportunity to receive God’s salvation, while for believers it puts an end ...
What is the central line of the Bible?

What is the central line of the Bible?

In addition to the central line there are many supplemental points of truth in the Bible, including the types and the prophecies, and many outworkings of God’s economy in terms of practices, all of which should be understood and applied ...
Is it wrong to allegorize the Bible?

Is it wrong to allegorize the Bible?

The Bible is written in a marvelous way. Some words in the Bible are clear, direct teachings, but many are in the form of parables, of allegories, of pictures in words that are full of meaning. Those who argue that ...
What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 3)?

What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 3)?

In any kind of labor, all parties must concur on both the goal of that labor and the way to carry it out. This goal and this way issue from the vision that governs that labor. If the parties’ visions ...
What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 2)?

What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 2)?

The vision of the Lord’s recovery is contrary to the practice of today’s Christianity. Our vision is that God so loved the world that He gave His Son to die for us to redeem us, the sinners, in order that ...
What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 1)?

What is the attitude of those who meet in the local churches towards other believers (Part 1)?

According to the truth, every kind of divisiveness is wrong. All causes of division have been terminated by Christ’s death on the cross. His resurrection issued in His enlargement, the Body of Christ, in which the greatest division of all, ...
What is the relationship between God’s government and God’s grace?

What is the relationship between God’s government and God’s grace?

The demands of God’s government are according to His life and nature and are thus absolute. He is absolutely righteous and absolutely holy, and He requires those in His kingdom to be the same. To express Him and represent Him, ...