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Courting the Bride of Christ

October 31, 2016

By Dr. William F. Harrell
President, William F. Harrell Ministries

When I think about the day Jesus Christ died on the cross of Calvary, and when I think about the serious nature of what He was accomplishing on that cross, I am reminded of the fact that we should conduct ourselves with the kind of gravity and seriousness which His death on the cross deserves.  When Christians come together their primary function should be to worship.  Discipleship and edification close seconds, but worship is the primary function for which we were created and it is our central purpose when we gather corporately.  Continue reading

Look What We Discovered!

September 27, 2016

Dr. Bill Harrell
Bill Harrell Ministries

There is a principle laid down in John 15:18-19 that was spoken into existence by none other than Jesus Himself.  And, once a principle or law is placed in God’s Word it can never be changed.  There is just such a principle in the statements of Jesus mentioned above.  Basically it says: “The world hates me and it is going to hate you also.”  Never in the history of mankind can we find a point at which the world loved Christ or His Church.  So, we need to understand that the world isn’t going to like us.  It is spiritually opposed to us and will repel the Church.  The church isn’t repelling it, but the opposite is true for the world.  The world repelled Jesus, but He did not cease from seeking to redeem it.  We must not cease seeking to redeem the world, but we must realize that becoming like it is not the Biblical way to do it.  Continue reading

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