The Church and the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic

[Note: This MS is available in  larger font on our New Uploads page.] As some have probably learned from visiting various church Websites, our brethren are responding in different ways to the current COVID–19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. Some have canceled Wednesday night meetings while continuing all Sunday…

Declaring War on the Fellowship of The Lord’s Church

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction  Satan and all of his minions outside the church have always opposed it. He did his best to prevent the Lord from establishing the church in the first place. Although he was…

Calvinism and Neo-Calvinism

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction “Calvinism” is not a single doctrine or even a few scattered, unrelated doctrines. It is a system of theology embracing several significant doctrines. These dogmas are all tightly woven together in a…

When the Heart is Missing

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] When we study the sad history of the cyclical apostasies of the descendants of Jacob, it is difficult not to be harshly critical of their folly. God never did before or ever will…

The Truth About Tradition

[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Is everything that we call “tradition” bad, dangerous, or even prohibited? Is there such a thing as “good” or even “mandatory” tradition? This word occurs thirteen times in the New Testament (ASV),…

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…

Intentional Ignorance

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] It would be difficult to exaggerate the cursed consequences of ignorance. Various prophets explicitly blamed the downfall of God’s Old Testament people on their ignorance of God and His law. God’s indictment…

Shall We Surrender the Scriptural Purpose of Baptism?

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page. The subject of the one age-lasting baptism (Eph. 4:5; Mat. 28:19–20) has stirred discussion and controversy for centuries. Men have hotly contested various facets of the subject in countless conversations and thousands…

“Topsy-Turvy”

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Topsy-turvy refers to anything that is upside down, wrong side up, inverted or reversed from the norm. The topsy-turvy phenomenon in morals and religion has been around almost as long as mankind….

The Gospel and Conflict

[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The angels proclaimed “peace on earth” at the birth of Jesus (Luke 2:14). Paul called Him the “Lord of peace” (2 The. 3:16), and His Father is the “God of peace” (Rom….