The Principle of “Ought”

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             Believers can’t deny that some who claim to be “Christians” are odd (said oddities occurring not because of, but in spite of the Bible). Believers don’t have a patent on oddness, however….

God Hath Spoken the Living Word

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction From his Roman prison cell, Paul wrote concerning the Gospel, “Wherein I suffer hardship unto bonds, as a malefactor; but the Word of God is not bound” (2 Tim. 2:9). Paul thus…

A Tribute to Jehovah’s Word

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page Introduction As Joseph Bryant Rotherham tried to conclude his introduction to the 119th Psalm, he had considerable difficulty doing so. He wrote: It was hoped to close this merely introductory “exposition” with the…

Micaiah —Lessons From a Little–Known Prophet

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction We call the twelve authors of the short prophetic books “minor prophets.” In actuality there are no minor prophets among those who have been faithful to God. Not all of God’s…

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…

A Primer on the Meaning of Faith

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction  There is hardly a more important subject for mankind to contemplate—and understand— than that of faith. It is a subject (and word) that men widely abuse and misuse. This misunderstanding is…

Respect for Authority

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.]             In every system there is a basic, core principle that largely determines the nature and operation of the whole. In the business world, the guiding principle is to turn a…

Christianity – A Militant Religion

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Various circumstances have combined in recent years to put the term militant in bad company in the mindsof many.  Radical and lawless left-wing political groups that provoke and engage in behavior…

Who Will Win?

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] To the entire ungodly world, it appears that Truth and goodness are weak. Most certainly, error and evil have the vast majority of men and the preponderance of wealth and power on…

“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:…