Orwell Bible Church

Why Study End Times and Revelation?

This doctrine (“end times,” or eschatology) is often relegated to— “Non-essential,” dividing believers Last thing (irony!)—if ever—covered in doctrinal studies and Bible surveys Too difficult to understand, so why bother invest the time Over generalization—specifics and particulars are… Read More

Part 3 of a Brief History of the Baptist Church in Foxborough, MA

You can read the previous posts here: Part 1, Part 2. Behold, then, this little band of brethren and sisters, gathered at the house of Elias Nason, Esq., on the morning of Wednesday, April 16th, 1817. It was… Read More

Part 2 of a Brief History of the Baptist Church in Foxborough, MA

Part 1 of this account is here. As we have seen, there was apparently not much room for a Baptist church in this town in 1814. How then did it happen that only about two years later a… Read More

A Brief History of the Baptist Church in Foxborough, MA

Up until the mid-1800s what we call “churches” were called “meeting houses.” I appreciate this. The church is a body of believers, not a building. As Orwell Bible Church is taking initial steps toward having our own permanent… Read More

An account of a Revival of Religion in Goshen, Conn., in the year 1799

This is a selection from New England Revivals As They Existed at the Close of the Eighteenth, and the Beginning of the Nineteenth Centuries, compiled by Bennet Tyler in 1846. This relates various instances from the Second Great Awakening, recorded… Read More

Account of a Revival of Religion in Harwington, CT in 1799

This continues the account from here. These exercises were attended with immediate relief from her anxiety, and issued in the possession of a calm and peaceful state of mind, rejoicing, yet trembling, in the thought that God could… Read More

An account of a Revival of Religion in Harwinton, Conn., in the year 1799

This is a selection from New England Revivals As They Existed at the Close of the Eighteenth, and the Beginning of the Nineteenth Centuries, compiled by Bennet Tyler in 1846. This relates various instances from the Second Great Awakening, recorded… Read More

Sunday Morning Message: Hebrews 10:24-25

You can listen to this message by going to the Audio tab, here. Here is a brief summary: The readers were considering leaving Christianity and returning to Judaism, most likely because of the persecution they were experiencing. The… Read More

Resources for Week of June 23, 2013

Here are some helpful resources for learning from and laboring for Jesus Christ: Today we celebrated our fourth anniversary! Pastor Larry Hobbes preached an excellent message from 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10. That message is available here. Here is this… Read More