What is Repentance? | Jack McNiel, Evangelist, Oak Grove Church of Christ

What is Repentance?

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Repentance is what results when godly sorrow meets a godly response. It comes about when we change our attitude and our action toward sin. Thayer’s Bible Dictionary defines the Greek word for repent in this way, “To change one’s mind; to change one’s mind for better, heartily to amend with abhorrence of one’s past sins.” […]

Bake Your Own Unleavened Bread

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During these unprecedented times many people are finding themselves worshiping at home for the first time in their lives. That means they are learning how to plan for worship so they are prepared and have everything needed for worship on the morning of the Lord’s Day. Many are utilizing online streaming services and tuning in […]

Three Kinds of Works | Jack McNiel, Evangelist, Oak Grove Church of Christ

Three Kinds of Works

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What does Works Mean in Religion Today? In the religious world today there is much confusion regarding works. Some teach that works have nothing to do with salvation, that salvation is by the grace of God and received by faith only. Others hold a doctrine that essentially teaches a kind of works-based salvation. They hold […]

Do You Know My Jesus? | Jack W. McNiel, Evangelist Oak Grove Church of Christ

Do You Know My Jesus?

Posted Posted in Articles, Devotional Thoughts

This question is often asked by people in the religious world, by members of the church and by denominational people as well, as a means of opening an evangelistic conversation. The question and the usual emphasis on the word “my,” implies two things. First, that the person asking the question believes he has a personal […]

Give me coffee | Jack McNiel, Evangelist, Oak Grove Church of Christ

Give Me Coffee!

Posted Posted in Blog, Devotional Thoughts, Jack's Blog

What was life like without coffee? Before coffee found its way to Europe and the Americas the people in those regions were very sleepy and depressed because they did not have coffee to drink. (Historical fact I just made up.) Coffee had been, up until the 1700’s, a very tightly controlled commodity that was monopolized […]