Posts by Rev. Tom Shelton

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GETTING ALONG WITH PRACTICALLY ANYBODY!

by Rev. Tom Shelton

GETTING ALONG WITH PRACTICALLY ANYBODY! We can get along with almost anybody if we will submit to the principles found in the Word of God.  Sometimes situations arise where there is genuine hostility.  It can even occur between good friends.  Problems can and do occur, even in the best of families.  It can help if […]

WHERE WAS ADAM WHEN EVE SPOKE TO THE SERPENT?

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Question:  Was Adam with Eve when she spoke to the serpent (Genesis 3:6)?”  Great question. *The Bible indicates that Eve was the first to eat of the forbidden fruit, after she was deceived by the serpent. *Your question is in two parts: 1) Where was Adam when Eve was holding her conversation with the serpent?   and 2) Was […]

OUR NEW SONG AS A CHRISTIAN! – chadas siyr

by Rev. Tom Shelton

We come together today to think about God’s blessings in 2014 but also to look forward with excitement to 2015.  We’ve all heard the old expression that someone is “singing a different tune” or has “changed his tune.”    I doubt that many know where or why the expressions originated.  Tradition tells us the the expression probably […]

QUESTION: EXPLAIN THE WATER – I JOHN 5:6, 8

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Great question, one that may seem confusing at first. However, following the text and allowing it to help us solves the problem. The term “witness” is the theme of I John starting in Chapter one, verses 1- 3 and continues to our current text, I John 5:6-12. This passage deals with the witness or testimony […]

THANK YOU! FROM PASTOR SHELTON

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THANK YOU.  We want to thank the many from TN that go to our website for study along with many people from other states. Also, we want to thank those who go to our website from Nigeria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, India, Kenya, Netherlands,  Philippines, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago,Venezuela, and many others from other nations.   […]

THE BIBLE DECLARES THAT THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD, PT. 2

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THE BIBLE DECLARES THAT THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD, PART 2 – ACTS 5:3-4 Because of the great interest in the third person of the Trinity today, we have been studying what the Bible declares about the Holy Spirit.  In our previous study we looked at His nature and the fact that He is a […]

HOW TO BE SAVED

by Rev. Tom Shelton

HOW TO BE SAVED The purpose of this study is to see what God has said about salvation.  Just reading these statements is not enough.  Please take time to look up each Scripture reference to see for yourself that the Bible really teaches these truths.  We encourage you to be like those described in Acts […]

WHO OWNS THE TEMPLE MOUNT?

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Jim’s Question:  Who owns the Temple Mount? A question came up in our Thursday meeting concerning who owns the temple mount.  This was a great question to which I could only give a partial answer because it would have required a lot more time than we had.  My own personal believe is that the Jews have […]

QUESTION, SHOULD WE WORSHIP ON THE SABBATH OR SUNDAY?

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Alma’s Question:  Should we worship on the Sabbath or Sunday? This is a great question, one I hear quite frequently.  There might be some things that you have not heard in my reply, but we shall stick to what the Bible has to say vs. man’s traditions and opinions.  But in the end you must […]