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About davidtarbet1

Minister of Evangelism, Church of Christ, New Milford, Connecticut nmchurchofchrist.org Editor: Christ for Today christfortoday.org Director, The White Rock Fund, Dallas, Texas whiterockfund.org

OUR DIVINE MISSION: TO GLORIFY GOD

A Fresh Look at the Lord’s Prayer (John Chapter 17) While it is common to speak of the ‘model prayer’ of Jesus recorded in Matthew 6:9-13 as the “Lord’s Prayer,” the prayer of Christ given in John chapter 17 is … Continue reading

Posted in Brotherly Love, Church of Christ, Divine Mission, Divine Weapons, Glorify God, Jesus, John 17, Lord's Prayer, Name of God, Oneness, Presence of God, Spiritual Battles, The Lord's Prayer, Unity of the Church | 1 Comment

GOD’S SPECIFIC COMMANDS AND DIVINE SILENCE

  When a pharmacist receives a “script” from the doctor he knows he cannot change the medicine the doctor specifically prescribed. Whether or not the pharmacist thinks he can improve upon the doctor’s prescription, or thinks changing the prescription would … Continue reading

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THE LORD’S CHURCH IN THE NORTHEAST U.S.

  One fifth of all the people who live in the United States live in the northeastern states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. It is almost 1,000 miles from Nashville, … Continue reading

Posted in Northeast United States, U.S. Missions: How to Help, Uncategorized, United States Missions | 3 Comments

HE LOVED THE INDIANS OF NEW ENGLAND

Did you know the first Bible printed in America was not printed in the English language? It was printed in the Algonquin (native American Indian) language in 1663 by John Eliot, a Puritan minister who came to America from England. … Continue reading

Posted in Algonguin language, Indian Bible, Indians, John Eliot, New England, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

A ‘REVIEW’ OF MEN & WOMEN IN PUBLIC WORSHIP

The Connecticut Valley Church of Christ in Windsor, Connecticut began to discuss a greater role for women in the church in 1993. After several years of intermittent discussions and study the leaders of the congregation decided in 2010 to phase … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians 14:34-35, 1 Timothy 2:8-15, Adam and Eve, Galatians 3:26-28, Genesis 1-3, Genesis 3:16, Headship, I Corinthians 11:1-3, men and women in worship, Silence in the Churches, Submission | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

OBADIAH SAYS: KINGDOMS WILL FALL, BUT GOD’S KINGDOM IS INDESTRUCTABLE

Whoever said the Bible is irrelevant to the way people live today needs to take a fresh look at the “Minor Prophets” of the Old Testament.  These twelve books may be short in length  but they are major in message. … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 15:14-17, Acts 17:26, Amos, Daniel, Edom, Esau, Ezekiel, Family Relationships, Isaiah, Jeremiah, John 3:5, Lord's Kingdom, Malachi, Minor Prophets, Obadiah, Petra, Pride, Punishment | Tagged | 2 Comments

THE SUN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL RISE WITH HEALING IN ITS WINGS

 Malachi 4:2 (English Standard Version) Unique among the Minor Prophets, Malachi was the last of the Old Testament prophets. He lived in the mid 5th century before the coming of Christ, during one of the most disappointing periods of Israelite … Continue reading

Posted in darkness, Isaiah 58:8, Isaiah 60:1, Luke 1:78, Malachi, Malachi 3:1-3, Malachi 4:2, Malachi 4:5-6 | 1 Comment