Paper Pulpit

...had its beginning May 9, 2008, when the first weekly article appeared in the Fort Worth Star Telegram. Alvin Jennings is writer of the sermons except for occasional selections from others. It is supported by contributions from individual Christians, churches of Christ and donations received from rebinding old Bibles.

The Bible is the only book that is a safe and sure guide on any and all subjects "pertaining to life and godliness" (2 Peter 1:3). This site is only intended as an incentive to the reader to "search the Scriptures to see whether these things are so" (see Acts 17:11).

For any good you may derive from our humble efforts in editing, writing and publishing this site, we shall be thankful and shall ascribe unto God all "the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus unto all generations" (Ephesians 3:21).

UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE

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Can we understand the Bible? Yes, some things are more difficult to understand than others (II Peter 3:16). But someone has said, “It is not the part of the Bible that I do not understand that bothers me, but the part that is so plain I cannot … [Read more...]

SUFFERING

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No one knows who wrote the book of Job … but God is its Author. It is referred to in James 5:11 and is quoted in I Cor 3:19. It is a true history of prosperity, piety, affliction and patience, written before Moses gave the law. Several great … [Read more...]

THE SPARROW

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“Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten by God” (Lk 12:6). Sometimes a man’s fare is not cake, but “the bread of affliction” (2 Cor 4:17). In such hours it is well to remember the constant concern a loving … [Read more...]

THE GOSPEL RE-ENACTED

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After you resolve to cease your life of sin (repentance) you must then bury the old man of sin in baptism (immersion) and arise from the water to live a new life in Christ. Obeying The Gospel Romans 6:3-6 Death Burial Resurrection I CORINTHIANS … [Read more...]

THE GOSPEL ENACTED

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I CORINTHIANS 15:1-8 the Gospel enacted Death Burial Resurrection The GOSPEL is that “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day, according to the Scriptures.” He appeared alive … [Read more...]