Cart Before the Horse

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]            Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God (John 3:16), identified both the “horse” and the “cart” in regard to the respective obligations of all mankind: Thou…

Another Response on Humanism.

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] How strange it is that those who pride themselves in being most liberal toward and tolerant of every philosophy, lifestyle, and religion can be exceedingly intolerant toward those whom they judge to…

“They Made Light of It”

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.]             In a parable, Jesus depicted a king who made a feast for his son. When the servants went out with the invitation, the ones invited “made light of it” (Mat. 22:…

Intellectual Snobbery

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The not-so-well-educated should not despise the well-educated—or vice versa. Yet so often those who obtain advanced degrees lose all of the humility they may once have had. A case in point is…

“Animal Rights” Extremes

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Sadistic people visit cruel and senseless suffering on lower animal forms. Accordingly, there is a place for a voice against such. As is often the case, however, that which is good in…

Morals in an Immoral Age

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             It is no secret to those of us who have lived a few decades that our nation has suffered a catastrophic decline in moral principle and behavior over this span. Those who…

The Only Adequate Cause

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] We live in a cause-effect universe: Every effect must have a cause—yea, an adequate or sufficient cause—to explain it. A wrist-watch implies a watch-maker. A house implies a designer and builder. The computer on which…

Liberalism and Anti-ism—Two Erroneous Extremes

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction History reveals that men are susceptible to extremes in almost every arena of thought and behavior. This is no more clearly demonstrable than in the field of religion. A classic illustration is seen…

The Only Adequate Cause

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] We live in a cause-effect universe: Every effect must have a cause—yea, an adequate or sufficient cause—to explain it. A wrist-watch implies a watch-maker. A house implies a designer and builder. The computer on which I…

Now or Not?

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] A pesky stumblingblock to proofreaders is catching the “correct error”—the word that is spelled correctly, but is the wrong word. Failure to note these flaws can result in everything from nonsense to saying the opposite of…