When did the Church for Today Begin?

by Pastor Santiago Chua (Pastor Chua is President of the Open Bible Fellowship of The Philippines) The greatest question for a serious student of the Scriptures is to determine from among the many prevailing views, the historical beginning of the Church for us today. There are those who hold that […] Read more »

Tongues Speaking Today

by David Tavender Introduction In brief, this two-part article concludes the following: Tongues-speaking was a sign to unbelieving Israel. After Acts 28, God-ordained tongues-speaking was set aside. Speaking in tongues is not unique to Christianity, and what may appear to be a working of the Holy Spirit in the form […] Read more »

United Yet Divided

by Charles H. Welch United, yet Divided (PDF) Subtitled “A Key to Holy Scripture”, the title refers to the Bible being a united whole, inspired by the one true God, but needing to be rightly divided. Twenty brief chapters, only a page or two in length each, on the following subjects: […] Read more »

The Dividing Line – Acts 28

by David Tavender The Dividing Line – Acts 28 – D Tavender This PDF booklet discusses the significance of Acts chapter 28 in God’s dealings with mankind. Contents: Before Acts 28 Acts 28 – the dividing line itself After Acts 28 Before and After Acts 28 – some comparisons Practical […] Read more »

The Bride and the Body

by Charles H. Welch Bride and the Body (PDF) An examination of three Scriptural terms: (1) The Wife. (2) The Bride, and (3) The Body; from which it is concluded that these signify three distinct callings. These three terms are considered under the following headings: The Wife The Bride Tent and […] Read more »

Appointed Gifts After Acts 28

by David Tavender In past issues of Spiritual Blessings, and elsewhere on the Spiritual Blessings website, it has been suggested that evidential miracles, such as miraculous healings, speaking in tongues, raisings from the dead, etc. have now ceased. We do not wish to put limitations on what God will and […] Read more »

Alphabetical Analysis of Dispensational Truth

by Charles H. Welch Parts 1 to 5 of a ten-part work, analysing terms related to a dispensational approach to the Scriptures. (Click on An Alphabetical Analysis to access all ten parts of this set.) AA Part 1 (PDF) Dispensational Truth A-E, Subject Index: Aaron, Abba, Above, Abraham, Absent, Accepted, Access, Acknowledge, Acts of the […] Read more »

Does It Really Matter When The Church Began?

This question – “Does It Really Matter When The Church Began?” – was first asked when we sought to show that many Christians are in error by stating that the church which is Christ’s body (Ephesians 1:22-23) began on the day of Pentecost in Acts 2. It matters much more than […] Read more »