William Burnett

Fragmentation

A Statement of the Problem One of the current problems affecting local Church life is that of "Fragmentation," where for a variety of reasons, some assemblies divide along the lines of sex, age, groups or geographical location to practice the exercises of the local church. This trend is a danger to the church and a denial of the unity of the Body of Christ as taught in the N.T. Also in some cases, it is an attempt to circumvent the teaching of the N.T. regarding the conduct of men and w...

Godly Conduct Under Persecution

Daniel Chapter 3 INTRODUCTION In Daniel chapter 3 we learn some of the things that were going on in the lives of Daniel’s friends, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. We will learn that the Lord does not always deliver from the trial, but that He will be with us in it, and that we must be prepared to trust him when the heat is unbearable, knowing that He will see us through. Let us examine some of the lessons of this chapter. THERE IS NOTHING WORSE THAN TRUTH DISTORTED, EXAGGE...

Corporate Worship

In traveling among the assemblies of God’s people, one has noted that there appears to be a growing loss of focus in many assembly worship meetings, with many not being aware of just why they are there, and what is expected from them, so perhaps it would be helpful to review what we find in Scripture regarding worship and worshippers. Let us examine a few distinctives, that may help us to appreciate what worship is, and what is expected from us when we come together to function ...
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