Prayer Pointers

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads  page.] We all are subject to drifting into behavior and speech habits that convey unscriptural concepts. Sometimes such speech habits are manifested in the prayers in our assemblies. Such mistakes are doubtless made…

The Difference Between the Lord’s Church and the Religions of Men

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             Let us begin by defining some of the terms in this chapter’s title: The Lord’s church: By the Lord, I refer to the Lord Jesus Christ, Whom God the Father acknowledged as…

Brief Surveys of Some New Testament Epistles

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The following brief introductions to and surveys of 2 Corinthians–Colossians are part of the book, A Bible Handbook—Authored by Preachers in the Churches of Christ, edited by Jerry Moffitt. Bible students will…

The “New Heavens and A New Earth” of Isaiah 65:17

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Jehovah promised through Isaiah, near the close of his great book, the following: “For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come…

Moses, The Great Man of God

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction If one is somehow yet unconvinced of the greatness of Moses, perhaps the following three incidents will give him pause: At Hazeroth in the Wilderness (Num. 11:35), Aaron and Miriam rebelled against…

Are Bible Examples Binding?

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page Introduction The question of the title above is actually asking: “Are Bible Examples Binding on Mankind Today?” This question suggests at least the following additional questions: Are all Bible examples binding today? Are…

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…

Losing All Things to Gain Christ

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The reason for this…

Implied Principles for Making Moral Decisions

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page Every time we encounter temptation to do that which would violate our moral scruples, we must make a decision to resist or yield. When thus tempted (whether by money, pride, sex, et…

Emphasizing “The Basics”

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles               Anytime men stray very far from “the basics” in any field of endeavor they fall far below their potential. A football team can have splendid athletes, but if it neglects…