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Abomination to God, An

Abortion: 43 = 59,000,000

The Pharaoh of Moses' time ordered that every male Hebrew was to be slain at birth (Exo. 1:16, 22). He is remembered in Scripture (and by all right-thinking men) as an unspeakably cruel, immoral, and evil man (Acts 7:19).…

All He Asks

Why do so many people fail in living the Christian life? While many answers have been offered, I believe there is one overriding reason that fits every case. People have failed either to understand or have been unwilling to surrender to the central requirement of faithful discipleship: Jesus must be absolutely first in our lives.

All That Matters

If one’s works are not the works God has authorized, they are all done in vain regarding God’s notice or approval (Mat. 15:9). That which God does not authorize, He does not accept or recognize.…

All or None

In an article on OneNewsNow.com, Peter Heck reviewed recent statements by Rob Bell, identified with “the hipster emerging church movement.” Heck discussed Bell’s suggestion of universal salvation, which implies a denial of the existence of Hell. 

America's Bible Roots

Dark forces in our nation are waging a powerful crusade to obliterate any connection between the founding of our nation and the Bible. That the men who wrote our Bill of Rights and Constitution…believed in God and…were greatly influenced by the teachings of the Bible—and of Christ in particular—is simply a matter of fact. 

America's Moral Decay

Fifty years ago, lasciviousness, adultery, and fornication, were almost universally deemed reprehensible; they hardly raise an eyebrow anymore. New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer, was forced to resign in 2008 for patronizing prostitutes. CNN rewarded him with a TV contract in 2010.…

Animal "Rights" Extremes

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 moderation becomes bad when carried to an extreme. This has happened in the “animal rights” movement.…

Anniversary, A Gruesome

Apostles, Those Arrogant 

Apple Falls Close To The Tree

Armageddon

Are Men Stronger Than God?

Those who believe the Bible believe that God is all-powerful. “Is anything too hard for Jehovah?” (Gen. 18:14) anticipates a negative answer. Scripture refers to God as “Almighty” 59 times. Paul mentioned “…the exceeding greatness of his power” (Eph. 1:19). Truly, the Bible abounds with claims of God’s omnipotence.…

Astrology

Atheist, A Virtuous

The young man was an avowed atheist. He described himself as “capable of pristine thought and speech,… moral, upstanding, conscientious, ethical, loving, and forgiving…and trying to do what is right.” He went on: “My strength of will and my concern….  

Authority in Religion

Only two sources of authority exist in religion. Authority is “from heaven  [Divine] or from men [human]” (Mat. 21:25). Human authorities consist of such things as the rulings of one man or a council/convention of men, creed books, the majority vote of members, and personal conscience.…

Authority, No Needed

Authorized? Is It

Baptism and Jesus' Blood

With few exceptions, religious bodies professing belief in Jesus as the Christ, the only begotten of the Father, treat baptism as inconsequential. Some ignore it as if it were not in the New Testament, while others consider it “important,” but not essential to please God, with various views in between.…

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 1 

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 2

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 3

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 4 

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 5 

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 6 

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 7 

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 8 

Baptism, The New Testament Doctrine of—No. 9  

Baptisms of the Bible 

Basics, Emphasizing the 

Ben Franklin Spanks Tom Paine

Tom Paine was a colonial patriot, credited by some with being the “Father of the American Revolution.” He was given this moniker chiefly for his January 1776 pro-independence pamphlet, titled, Common Sense, which advocated revolution against the British crown. It quickly swept the colonies, selling 100,000 copies in three month’s time ….

Bible, Understanding the

Nothing is more obvious than that men who profess belief in the Bible do not understand it alike. Some believe this is inevitable or even good. If so, why does the Bible command that we “all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you” (1 Cor. 1: 10)?

Bible School, Why Should I Attend?

Book of Books, The

Secularism, atheism, and humanism are arrayed against the Bible as never before in our nation. They seek to stamp all Biblical influences from public life. There could hardly be a greater irony, given the general faith of the Founding Fathers and the Biblical influence present in our founding documents.…

"Bye Bye Baby"

A few years ago Hayes Carll wrote “Bye Bye Baby,” a country music song lamenting a broken romance. This title would serve well for a song about the Pharaoh who ordered the death of all Hebrew baby boys (Exo. 1:16, 22; Acts 7:19). It would also fit Herod’s decree that resulted in the murder of all the baby boys in and around Bethlehem (Mat. 2:16). Even irreligious folk right-y recoil at such inhumane blood lust.

Cafeteria Theology

Does God operate a theological cafeteria? Are all of the world’s religions (e.g., Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, et al.) on His “steam table”? Is Christianity on the menu as merely one among many choices of access leading to God and salvation?…

Cain, The Way of

Can Paperclips Talk?

Most folk believe that only human beings and parrots can talk, but that’s just not true. Although paperclips are not very high on the intelligence scale (and while they don’t actually form and speak words), they nonetheless can “talk.” What then do they say?…

Cart Before the Horse, The

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 shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second like unto it is this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself " (Mat. 22:37–39).…

Children, Disinherited

Joan Crawford, the famous movie star of several decades back, left some of her children out of her will. She was not the first to do so, nor is she likely to be the last. It is the right of parents to disinherit a child or children if they choose to do so. Let it be observed, however….

Christ, Did…Die in Vain?

Christian "Haters"

The title above is admittedly ambiguous. It can mean “Christians who express hatred,” or it can mean “those who hate Christianity.” The latter meaning describes a growing “norm” of attitude and behavior. A broad-based coalition would banish every vestige of “Christianity” from our national identity.…

Christian Sins, When a 

Christian, Who Is not a

Christians, "Born Again" 

Christian Evidences 

Christianity Comes in Cans

Are you aware that Christianity comes in cans? I am sure that I have met some people along the way who would be glad to “get some religion” if they could just get it in a small, inexpensive, easily-accessible package—like a can….

Christmas—That Time of Year Again 

Church, A Strong

Church Building, Eating in the 

Church Growth 

Church Should Have Failed, The 

Church, The New Testament

Church, The Scandal of

Church, The Work of the 

Civil Disobedience, On

Only two spheres/sources of authority exist—human and Divine: “Render therefore unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s” (Mat. 22:21; cf. 21:25). Divine authority is supreme—whether or not men acknowledge it—and He will eventually exercise it utterly (Mat. 25:31–46).…

"Come Forth…."

When John heard the angel announce the impending doom of “Babylon,” another heavenly voice warned, “Come forth, my people, out of her, that ye have no fellowship with her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues” (Rev. 18:4)…. 

Compassion 

Compassion Fruit Juice 

Conflict Is Real, The 

Contributions You Can Make 

Conversion, Elements of

Conversion, The, of Saul of Tarsus

Saul of Tarsus is a fierce persecutor of Christians when he first appears in the New Testament record (Acts 7:58–8:3). His change from cruel crusader against the church to Jesus’ ardent advocate as the apostle Paul is one of the remarkable narratives of history, with significant implications…. 

Courage, Be of Good 

Criticism 

Cross, Jesus' Amazing

The centerpiece of God’s plan to redeem sinful mankind—yea, of history—is the cross of Jesus Christ. The Gospel is the “word of the cross,” which is “the power and wisdom of God” (1 Cor. 1:18, 23–24). Faithful preachers will preach the cross (2:2). Christians should glory in the cross (Gal. 6:14). The cross significantly demonstrates some extraordinary facts:…

Darwin, If Darwin Was Right… 

Charles Darwin was born 2 centuries ago this year (2009). Even those who reject his premises cannot deny the impact of them on mankind. A-long with the sea change Darwinian evolution….

Deaconnesses?  

Destructible Deities

When a Buddhist temple burned in a Texas city, the image of Buddha, their object of worship, melted. While none should rejoice in the property loss our fellow-citizens sustained, the melted Buddha provokes reflection on the great contrasts between Christianity and the pagan “world religions”…

Denomination? Is the Church a

Denominationalism

Denominationalism or the Church?

Thoughtful Bible students realize that denominational “churchianity” bears no resemblance to New Testament Christianity. It is not only fundamentally undenominational; it is anti-denominational…. 

Devil, Resist the

Did They Do Rightly? 

Different, Anything To Be

Digression and Division

Doctrinal Purity 

Doctrine and Unity

Elders—Their Crucial Role

Elders must meet stringent inspired qualifications before being given charge of the congregation (1 Tim. 3:1–7; Tit. 1:5–9). It is their sacred duty first to engage in self-examination, then in congregational-examination (Acts 20:28). Their responsibility is two-fold….

Evangelism, Ingredients of

No subject is more vital to sincere saints than evangelism. Jesus made it our first responsibility when He issued the Great Commission (Mat. 28:18–19; Mark 16:15–16; Luke 24:47). It is God’s means of saving the lost. It is the lifeblood of the church. Evangelism lurks around every “corner” of the Gospel.…

Ethics and Morals 

Facebook and Fellowship 

Even those who may not have a computer have likely heard of Facebook if they still read a newspaper or watch television….

Faith, Biblical

Faith and belief (in their various cognates) are among the most frequently found words and concepts in the Bible. They are also among the most misunderstood and abused Biblical words. Without controversy, the Bible requires that all who would be saved from the condemnation of sin must possess faith in God and His Son:…

Faith in the Bible 

Faith, The Bible Doctrine of—No. 1 

Faith, The Bible Doctrine of—No. 2 

Faith, The Bible Doctrine of—No. 3 

Faith, The Bible Doctrine of—No. 4 

Faith, The Bible Doctrine of—No. 5  

False Teachers, Identifying 

False Teacher! Oh for an Honest

Although many of the wolves were forced to wear sheep’s clothing (the Lord’s figure for hypocrisy and deception [Mat. 7:15–16]) for a few decades, their influence has become so pervasive….

First or Twenty-first? 

Jesus promised to build His church, which He identified as his spiritual kingdom (Mat. 16:18–19; John 18:36). Gabriel told Mary that Jesus….

Flood, Lessons from the 

Fools—Ancient and Modern 

Four Hearts

The title above doesn’t refer to a “hand” in a card game. Rather, it relates to Jesus’ parable about a farmer who sowed seed in his field (Luke 8:5–15). Of the thirty or so parables He told, this is one of the very few that He explained in detail. He tells us plainly: “The seed is the word of God” (v. 11)…

Freckles and Hairs 

The apostle Paul’s most frequently used term in reference to the church is “the body.” In using this expression he draws on comparative features in our physical bodies. We find the fullest exposition of this analogy in 2 Corinthians 12:12–27.…

Fully Armed 

Godliness Pays

God, A "Convenient" 

God, Are Men Stronger Than? 

Is anything too hard for Jehovah?” (Gen. 18:14) anticipates a negative answer. Scripture refers to God as “Almighty” 59 times.…

God Cannot Do, Some Things 

The Bible abounds with claims of God’s omnipotence, yet because of His very nature, there are some things God cannot….

God Does Not Know, Some Things 

In numerous statements the Bible proclaims God’s omniscience—He knows all things (Rom. 11:33–34; 1 John 3:20b; et al.) In spite of these plain averments….

God, "Dumbing Down" 

In recent years, dumbing down has entered the vernacular, meaning to diminish the original effect….

God, Goodness and Severity of 

God Hath Spoken 

God Is No Respecter 

God, Rebelling Against 

God, The Nature of 

God's Care, Our Cares and 

Godspeed, Bidding 

Gospel, Thoughts on the

Grace and Moser—Misunderstood 

Grace of God, The 

Grace of God Is Exclusive, The 

Grace of God Is Inclusive, The 

Going, Things that Keep Me 

Gospel and Conflict, The  

Gospel and Subjectivism, The 

Gospel Meetings? Why Have 

Grapes of Thorns? 

Great Paradox, A 

"Grow, We Are Commanded to"

While speaking of the local church, the preacher said, “We are commanded to grow.” He immediately quoted Mark 16:15 as his proof text: “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to the whole creation.”…

Heat and Light

Hell, Jesus and 

"Hell, at Last!"

To believe in Heaven is to believe in Hell, just as the Bible depicts both of them. Concerning the unrighteous and the righteous, respectively….

Here, Why Are You? 

"Here's How" 

A leaflet making the rounds purports to instruct us on the way to have “an eternal relationship with God.” The suggested four-point plan….

History, Repitition of

A century and a half ago, a few brethren who were determined to have what pleased them in religion were willing to sacrifice respect for both the statement and the silence of Scripture in order to have their idols (primarily musical instruments and separate evangelistic organizations).…

Holy Spirit Baptism 

Holy Spirit Baptism—Questions and Answers 

How Does Your Garden Grow? 

Humility and Service 

Humility, Serving in  

If, and Only If…

The title above expresses a formula in logic and mathematics regarding compound statements (biconditionals).… The New Testament contains several statements that readily illustrate this formula, but which the majority of professed believers deny or ignore. Consider the following….

Inspiration, The Bible's Great Claim of 

Intellectual Snobbery 

Invitation, Offering the 

Isaiah Attitude, The 

"Is That All There Is?" 

Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller wrote a song thus titled, and Peggy Lee made a hit recording of it in 1969. Its lyrics somewhat reflected the cynicism and cultural breakdown our nation experienced beginning in the 1960s.…

It Fills a Space

I have been reading church bulletins more six decades. I have served as editor of church bulletins for over five decades. At one time, the mailbox of the church where I preached received approximately 150 bulletins each week. I have literally seen almost everything there is to be seen in church bulletins.…

Jesus? Do You Love 

The apostle Paul lent significance to the question above as he wrote: “If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema…” (1 Cor. 16:22). Anathema means….

Jesus, Rejecting 

Jesus' Amazing Cross

The centerpiece of God’s plan to redeem sinful mankind—yea, of history—is the cross of Jesus Christ. The Gospel is the “word of the cross,” which is “the power and wisdom of God” (1 Cor. 1:18, 23–24). Faithful preachers will preach the cross (2:2). Christians should glory in the cross (Gal. 6:14). The cross significantly demonstrates some extraordinary facts:…

Jesus' Birth, Some Wonders of

The Biblical record of the birth of Jesus Christ notably omits the date of its occurrence, so it is appropriate to turn our thoughts to it at any season of the year. Likewise, there is no hint in the New Testament that His disciples did or should engage in any special observance of the occasion.…

Jesus' Blood Keeps on Cleansing

Jesus, When…Was Lost

Jesus Mistaken? Was 

Jesus—More Than a Man

 

One of the songs in the 1970s rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, has  Mary Magdalene singing of Him, “He’s a man, He’s just a man”….

Jesus—Our Perfect Role Model 

Either consciously or unconsciously, everyone has one or more role models whom he seeks to imitate. Jesus Christ alone has the right to be such because….

Jesus' Return, Things that Will Occur at  

Jesus' Return—When Will It Be? 

Jesus' Sake, Suffering for 

Jesus, The "Failure" of 

Jesus, The Testament of 

Jesus, The Words of 

Jesus' View of Scripture

Is the Bible a mere curiosity piece of superb, ancient literature? Is it an irrelevant document, good for its contemporaries, but now a mere relic without modern use or application? If we could sit down with Jesus and interview Him about the Bible, what would He say to us? Would His evaluation of it make any difference?

Jesus, When, Was Lost 

Jesus, Why He Came 

Judaism Restored 

''Judge Not…" 

Land Promise, The 

Law and Love

Priscilla Jane Owens (1829–1907) penned several hymn poems, among them, “Give Me the Bible.” She wrote these lyrics in the 19th century before it became popular—even among theologians—to debunk, demote, and attempt to destroy the authority of Holy Writ.…

Legalism or Love?

Those who do not want to obey the teachings of the New Testament often accuse those of “legalism” who dare emphasize obedience to God’s commands. Legalism is defined as “strict, or excessive conformity to the law.” In the religious context, this definition refers to God’s Law.…

Let's Party 

Lie, They Believe a 

Lips, Honoring With the 

Pharisees and scribes once came to Jesus, chastising Him for not honoring the traditions of their forefathers (Mat. 15:1–2). He responded that they….

Lord's Supper, The—What Does It Commemorate? 

Lost Souls on Pentecost

The first Pentecost Day after Jesus’ ascension to Heaven found a throng in Jerusalem from “every nation under heaven” (Acts 2:5). Of that number, 3,000 obeyed the apostolic message by their confessed faith, repentance, and baptism in order to receive forgiveness of their sins (vv. 37–41).… 

 

Loved Her, Oh How He 

"Magic," The "Gospel" of 

Mainline or Sidetrack? 

Majority, Religion By 

Man's Image, Making God in 

Mark and Turn Away

Marriage, Man, Woman, and

Let us be straightforward: One either believes the Bible to be God’s revelation of Himself to men, or he does not. No one is forced (by God or by any human authority) to accept the Bible as such. However, one (or a religious body) ought not to profess such belief if he (it) is unwilling to accept what it teaches…. 

Marriages—Why They Fail 

Master? Who Is Your 

Members? "We" or "They"  

Membership Placement, "Automatic" 

Minister, A Good 

Miracles, The Purposes of 

Miracle? What Is a 

Miracles: Have They ceased? 

Many modern religionists claim the power to perform the same miracles and signs as those recorded in the Bible. Claiming and doing are….

Modesty

Moral Decisions, Biblical Principles for Making

Confronting temptations to “cross the line” that separates moral from immoral behavior is as old as Adam and Eve. Temptation may involve money, deceit, pride, sex, power, or other elements. For those wise enough to honor the Bible as their standard….

Moral Decisions, Flawed Principles for Making

Making moral decisions has to do with confronting day-by-day temptations and behavior options. Everyone operates by some set of “moral standards” that determine his/her behavior, even if they are immoral.… 

Moral Decisions, Implied Principles for Making

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 al.), we will have a better chance of doing what is right if we apply certain principles.…

"Movement in Transition"  

Murmuring at Marah  

Narrow Gate, The 

No-Fault Mentality, The 

No Thanks, Anytime 

Normal, When Abnormal Becomes

Numbers, Impressed with 

Numbers, Strength in 

Obey God, Man Must 

Ought, The Principle of 

Parental Abdication 

People Are Impressed 

Phoebe 

Postmodernism, Early 

Prayer Pointers 

"Preachers" or "Pastors"?

"Pastor" may be the word most frequently used to describe a preacher’s work (e.g., “John Smith is the pastor of the ___________ church”). This term is also used as a title of address (e.g., “Pastor John Smith will now speak”). Roman Catholics and Protestants alike thus employ the word. Does the Bible sanction this usage?…

Preachers, "Professional"  

Preaching We Need, The Kind of 

Preaching, "Balanced" 

Pride, The Wickedness of 

Put Things Right

Quit, Why Some People 

"Rapture," Thoughts on the 

"Red Flags" – No. 1 

"Red Flags" – No. 2 

"Red Flags" – No. 3 

"Red Flags" – No. 4   

"Red Flags" – No. 5 

"Relationship, Not Religion" 

Relativism, The Myth of 

Religion, "Big Tent" 

Members of both major political parties talk about big-tent policies. By big-tent they mean inclusion of diverse views that may be contradictory to core party principles—as long as their holders vote the party ticket….

Religion by Majority

A Pew Poll of 35,000 Americans, released in June 2008, revealed some interesting statistics about religious beliefs. More than half (57%) of  “evangelicals” (strong in their belief in the Bible and in Jesus as God’s only begotten Son, right?), opined that Christianity is not the only way to Heaven…..

Religion, The "Poison" of 

Religious Pluralism 

The term "pluralism," when applied to religion, lauds diversity. Wickipedia states: “Religious pluralism holds that no single religion can claim absolute authority to teach absolute truth”…

Retirement Plan, Have You Started Your? 

Rod, The Right

Romans 10:9—A Gross Misapplication

“If thou shalt confess with thy mouth Jesus as Lord, and shalt believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved” (Rom. 10:9). The foregoing words from the apostle Paul may be among the most frequently abused and misused in Scripture…. 

Rule of Law or of Men?

Only two kinds of civil government exist: The rule of law or the rule of men. When law prevails (even bad law), all are treated equally because law is objective and plays no favorites. Each citizen can plan his life predictably by the limits and freedoms the law prescribes. Peace, security, and prosperity abound when law prevails.…

Satan and His Devices 

Satan—Our Cunning Foe 

Saved, When Is One?

There is no more important question for anyone to ponder because it involves one’s eternal destiny. One may be mistaken about his house, his job, his car, his health, mathematics, history, or any number of things, but one dare not be mistaken about this subject.… 

Science, Ignorance, and Bias

Scripture, Respect for 

Scripture, The Silence of

What is the significance of Biblical silence, or has it any significance at all? Does Scriptural silence grant freedom to act in religious matters, as many allege? Does the silence of the Bible have a prohibitive force? How shall we deal with the silence of Scripture? All such questions relate to the subject of Biblical authority ….

Scripture, The  Silence of, Sometimes Forbids 

Selective Postmodernism

Postmodernism is the buzzword for today’s sophisticates who purport to have transcended the outmoded standards that have well served mankind from the beginning and Western Civilization for centuries. It has adversely affected almost every facet of life in America the past three or four decades.…

Separation

The Bible teaches the doctrine of “separation” almost incessantly. God requires His people to recognize that they distinctly belong to Him and to behave accordingly.

Service 

Shame, The Loss of 

Sin, the Great Deceiver  

Sin—Its Implications

Only a few decades ago, the majority of US citizens acknowledged the existence of and consequences of sin. A vast number of our citizens now deny sin’s existence—by their deeds, if not by their words. But what if there is such a thing as sin? When one considers the implications of sin, he may discover why so many have denied its reality.…

Sin, Whatever Happened to? 

Sinful Surnames 

Small Word—Large Meaning 

Soulwinning, The Joys of 

Sounds Like Some of Us  

Spirit, Led by the 

"Spiritual Adultery" 

Spiritual Gifts, The Impartation of 

Stand Fas

Strength, Whence Our? 

Strong in the Lord 

Subjectivism, The Gospel and

Our times are characterized by religious convictions based solely upon feelings and experiences. This phenomenon has always been a trademark of Pentecostalism, but it now infects and affects all of the sects (and not a few brethren, as well). Most religionists trust their eternal destiny to no more than a vague hunch or feeling.…

Temple, Cleansing the 

That Time of Year Again

Undoubtedly, during this holiday season more people (in our culture, at least) will be thinking and talking about the birth of Jesus than at any other time of the year. We see the effect of this phenomenon in various marketing and advertising campaigns….

 The Law? What then Is 

"They Made Light of It" 

Thousand-year Reign, The             

Tolerance, On the Intolerance of 

Generally, the Bible teaches the virtues of tolerance and forbearance…. However, it is apparent that the spirit of tolerance has become so strong and so universal in our world that it has run far beyond what God either expects or permits.…

Tongues, The Gift of 

Truth, Thoughts on 

Truth, What Is?  

Unscriptural?  

Vacation Time 

Vigilance 

Watch and Resist 

Weak Weapons 

"Whatsoever a Man Soweth…" 

A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug/drink addiction, and cold secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful America. These behaviors extend from the powerless and poor through all intermediate levels to the wealthy….

Which Describes You? 

Whose Shall They Be? 

Widows, The Ephesian—1 Timothy 5:3–16

First Timothy 5:3–16 has long been problematical. Perhaps the biggest problem revolves around what seems to be an arbitrary age limit governing widows who can be "enrolled" (v. 9), and, as generally concluded, whom the church can therefore support.…

Will God "Understand"?

In God’s inspired Word, the Bible, He has revealed everything anyone can know about His mind and will. Either He means what He says in His Word, or He doesn’t. If He doesn’t, the Bible is merely advice that we may ignore with impunity.…

Wills and Codicils, On

Men make their wills on the basis of information available to them at the time. Conditions sometimes change that merit a change in the will. If the changes are extensive, the will is usually rewritten. However, if only a brief statement of alteration is required…

Win, Who Will?  

Word, Little—Big Meaning 

Work, Respect for 

Worldliness 

Worship, Attendance a

Worship, Good Manners in

Worship, Involvement in 

Worship, Why Nots of

Xmas Extremes

 

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12 Responses to “Brief Articles”

  • Brother Dub,

    Your new website is excellent and easy to navigate. God speed, brother.

    • mcclishdub:

      Thanks, Jerry. Very much appreciated.

      Dub

    • Abundance of informative articles. I just went down the list, but suspect I will be reading them along the way in my own investigation of scripture. Glad to have it, and look forward to further searching.

       

      DonTarbet

      • mcclishdub:

        Don:

        Thanks for taking a look at The Scripturecache. I hope you will find it helpful.

        Yours in the Cause,

        Dub

  • Ralph Fisher:

    Dub,

    Great material, we appreciate you !!

  • Dave Dugan:

    Hi Dub…I remember you did a series of newspaper articles.  Are those posted somewhere in the newspaper format?  Especially on instrumental music.

    Great web site…keep up the good work for the Lord.

    Dave Dugan

    Cache Ok…cofc

    • Dub McClish:

      Dave:

      Good to hear from you, and thanks for your kind coments. Many of our newspaper articles (approximately 500 words each) are on The Scripturecache, but only a few of them are in the original newspaper format. I've chosen to reformat most of them in text only, and eventually I plan to reformat all of them, if the Lord gives me time. My thinking is that, since they have the Northpoint logo and times of meeting on them, they are unsuitable for reproduction by others unless that info is stripped from them. I thought it would be simpler for any who wish to republish them to simply copy and paste the text into their own template. However, I can supply these to you in our original format from my computer files. Any particular subject?

      Yours in the Cause,

      Dub McClish

  • Howard Fawcett:

    Hi Dub, what a bountiful treasure of scriptural knowledge.  Great website.  I have always appreciated you and your beloved Lavonne for the help you were to me growing as a Christian.  You were always a great source to me to provide me with sound material and books to help me grow and build my library.  God bless.

    • Dub McClish:

      Howard:

      So good to hear from you! I well remember the several times we visited by phone in years past and your orders for our books, especially those of the Annual Denton Lectures. You know how to make a fellow feel that his efforts on this earth are of some benefit, after all. You're also very thoughtful to remember Lavonne's contributions. I still have about 400 other articles/MSS to upload as I can find time to proof-read, edit, and format them. Godspeed, dear brother.

      Yours in the Cause,

      Dub McClish

  • Mario Rubio:

    Thanks for this website, it can be a great help to study God’s word.

    • Dub McClish:

      Dear Mario,

      Thank you for visiting The Scripturecache.com. I appreciate your kind comment. I not only hope that you will profit from my Website, but that you will tell others about it, also.

      Yours in the Cause,

      Dub McClish

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