Author: Rev. Edward J. Worley

Dangers in Dating for a Consistent Christian

“And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him.” —Colossians 3:17 Dating: A Modern Practice Although opinions vary greatly among social historians, most

Why the Doctrine of the Trinity is fundamental to Salvation

“There is none other God but one.” —I Corinthians 8:4 Holy Scripture teaches us that man is completely dependent upon God’s own self-revelation as the only source of man’s knowledge of God. God “dwelleth in the light which no man

The Fact of Christ’s Resurrection is Essential to Our Christian Faith

“And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain” — I Corinthians 15:14 The fact of the resurrection of Jesus Christ is fundamental to our Christian faith because it deals with the

Our Great Privilege to be Lights in the World

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” — Matthew 5:16 “Privilege” may be defined as a special right or advantage granted or available only to

Our Responsibility as the Salt of the Earth

“Ye are the salt of the earth.  But if the salt have lost his savor, wherewith shall it be salted?  It is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out and to be trodden under foot of men.” —

The Only and All-Sufficient Foundation

Sermon preached by President Edward J. Worley at the Service of Convocation Sixty-fourth Annual Convention June 26, 2015 Text: Ephesians 2:20 My dearly beloved, grace, mercy and peace from God our heavenly Father, Jesus Christ our Redeemer and the Holy

The Ascended Savior’s Promise Was Fulfilled on the Day of Pentecost

And, being assembled together with them, [He] commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem but wait for the promise of the Father, “which,” saith He, “ye have heard of me.” — Acts 1:4 On Ascension Day the risen

Christ’s Prophetic Office Manifested in the Scripture

“Then opened He their understanding, that they might understand the Scriptures.” Luke 24:45 Our Savior’s official name is the title of His three-fold office, that of our Divine Prophet, our Divine Priest, and our Divine King:  “[The] Christ” (from the

Drunkenness: A Particular Temptation during the Holidays

“Be not drunk … but be filled with the Spirit”  — Ephesians 5:18 As we approach the holiday season (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve) every year, we are reminded of a particular temptation: Drunkenness!  The civil authorities ramp up

Stewardship of Time and Energy on the Part of Christian Catechumens

“Walk circumspectly…redeeming the time” (Ephesians 5:15a, 16a) A Christian is informed by God’s Word regarding his status before God in reference to all he is and all he has.  All he is as a Christian he owes to God, so

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