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An Outline of the NT Teaching on Apostles

The Greek word for Apostle is Apostolos.  This Greek word is used 80 times in New Testament in three main ways.  First it can designate one of the official 12 men who walked with Jesus and were the first witnesses to his resurrection to the world.  Second it can designate a person sent with good news to proclaim.  Third it can designate a gift.  The following outline…

A Poem on Suffering by a Chinese Christian

Only a seasoned Saint, who has suffered much for his faith could write the Poem that follows. Zhang Rongliang has spent 1/4 of his life in Chinese prisons for the crime of preaching Jesus. He has been beaten, tortured, starved, humiliated, worked hard and endured countless other forms of punishment simply because he refuses to denounce Jesus and he leads others to Christ.…

Pentecost 2018 Joint Worship and Prayer Service

This past Sunday, We had a wonderful joint service with participants from four area churches representing 6 languages.  Hope in Christ hosted what hopes to be its first annual international pentecost Prayer and worship Service.  Iglesia hispana de Lynden, the Ethiopian and Eritrean Members of…

What does it mean to be the temple of God?

“Learn [as follows]. Having received the forgiveness of sins, and placed our trust in the name of the Lord, we have become new creatures, formed again from the beginning. Wherefore in our habitation God truly dwells in us. How? His word of faith; His calling of promise; the wisdom of the statutes; the commands of the doctrine; He himself prophesying in us; He…