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….

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…

Goodness and Severity of God

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles               Romans 11:22 states: “Behold then the goodness and severity of God.” In context, the apostle Paul recounted that God was severe toward His chosen people, Israel, because they “fell” in…

“God is No Respecter…”

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles   We Are Made in God’s Image (Gen. 1:26–27). This fact is true of every human being, regardless of how low he may have sunk. God has not only given us physical life…

Elements of “Conversion”

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.]             Jesus said: “Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven” (Mat. 18:3, KJV). It is thus imperative that we comprehend and…

Christian Evidences

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The Study of “Christian evidences” is the study of facts and issues that give substance to the claims of the Gospel and its principal figure, Jesus Christ. Scholars and students commonly divide…

“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…

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…

“God Is No Respecter…”

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] We Are Made in God’s Image (Gen. 1:26–27). This fact is true of every human being, regardless of how low he may have sunk. God has not only given us physical life (first through…

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…