John Wesley’s Rules for Singing

John Wesley’s Rules for Singing

Singing is powerful aspect of our worship that motivates one to a greater attitude and a greater desire to worship. Music has a tendency to transport the mind into a higher realm. In 1780, John Wesley published his rules for singing as a part of a hymnal he produced...
How to “Get Something” from the Sermon or Bible Class

How to “Get Something” from the Sermon or Bible Class

Every week, across our brotherhood, sermons are presented, and Bible classes are taught. During those few hours each week, some people gain more insights than others. While it may be said that we should not come “looking for something”, we should come ready do worship...
The Front of a Bible

The Front of a Bible

If you were asked to describe the Bible, what words would you use? In the front of a Bible given to me when I graduate high school, the words below are found. Let them stir your mind on how you will describe the Bible when someone asks. This book reveals the mind of...
Full Victory – Bulletin Article

Full Victory – Bulletin Article

Moments of history have a way of helping us to understand spiritual truths. While we know they are different, various world events become seared in our minds and illustrate a spiritual point. On June 5, 1944, a photograph was taken of General Dwight Eisenhower which...
Do Not Curse the Deaf

Do Not Curse the Deaf

“You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.” (Leviticus 19.14; ESV) Most will read over this verse and never pay it much thought, but upon considering the ramifications of this verse, the eternal...
Being Preoccupied with God

Being Preoccupied with God

A few days ago, I found some notes on my computer containing some words from Karen Burton Mains. Mrs. Mains wrote these well-phrased admonitions about worship in the preface of the hymnbook, Sing Joyfully: “Worship has been defined as being preoccupied with God. How...

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