The Church That Jesus Built

 Author: Fred Pruitt That Jesus gathered material while on earth, while in a fleshly body, and built His Church, cannot be disputed, for we read in Matthew 16:16-18, “And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, blessed art thou, Simon…

Which Church Is Right?

 Author: E. M. Zinn In Matt. 16:18 Jesus said, “I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” “My church” indicates sole possession. The thought which naturally comes to mind is, what church did He mean, or which did He build? Was it a church comparable to the rest…

The Kingdom, The Church

Author: Fred Pruitt The blood-washed redeemed children of God who are in the world but not of the world are designated or symbolized in the Scriptures by different names which show up the different phases of their living and working positions in this world of sinful, deceitful, religious and irreligious people. The prophets who prophesied…

The Church of God

Author: Fred Pruitt (A message delivered at the Oklahoma State Camp Meeting, August, 1951) I don’t feel that I need to make an apology for getting up here in the pulpit, because I have a definite call from the Lord to give out his word and proclaim his gospel. The subject on my heart will…

Denominationalism

Author: Otto Bolds Denominationalism – My Last Message to the Church : Sept 4, 1919 What has denominationalism done for the world? Before I answer, let me explain that there is a difference between the spirit of denominationalism, and true Christians who are actively working within the confines of denominations. It is true that Christianity…

Church Zeal

Author: P. D. Mathunny The Church is not the work of man, but the work of God. He made the Church. He constituted it and put it together. If you will look at Acts 2:41, 47 you will see that it was the Lord who prospered this infant Church in Jerusalem by adding to it…

Christ and the Church

Author: L. D. Pruitt Jesus Christ declared in A. D. 32, “. . .Upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it [singular].” (Matt. 16:18). Christ is the foundation of His Church. “For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus…

Can You See the Church?

Author: Fred Pruitt The Church of God is not a man-made organization. Jesus said, “I will build my Church.” (Matt. 16:18). It is not governed by man: “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon His shoulder.” (Isa. 9:6). No man can open the…