It was some time back when I read the headline, “Assemblies of God revamp rules on sexual con¬duct.” I was reading the Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, MS (Aug 12, 1989). I wondered, “Why is a denomination revising and revamping it rules? The Bible hasn’t changed.” Indeed, scripture reads the same. What the Holy Spirit inspired never needs rewriting. But when men make rules and form a church based on those rules, then they are faced with the embarrassing prospect of making something right that was before wrong. Of course, nothing right ever becomes wrong or wrong right, but when man gets into the rule making business, he is bound to make mistakes. This is my chief com¬plaint about creeds, statements or articles of faith and such like; all in addition to the Bible, that regulate members. Why can’t we just use the Bible – it never needs revamping or rewriting. This is Just-a-Minute with Ed Boggess

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