Why Will Few be Saved?

Visits: 36[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Jesus plainly teaches that most people will be eternally lost, separated from Him forever, while few will be saved (Mat. 7:13–14). From both observation and Scripture some reasons few will…

The Church—No. 4 (Its Organization)

Visits: 33[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             When one looks closely at the New Testament, a pattern of organization for the church emerges. It is clearly stated that Christ is the “head of the church” (Eph. 1:22)….

Respect for Bible Terms—No. 2

Visits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             A failure to observe and follow the meaning of words as they are used in Scripture is one of the major causes of religious confusion. To admit the claim of…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 3

Visits: 34[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             The hearer has no less responsibility than the preacher. Those who listen to a message concerning their souls must very carefully weigh it against what the Bible says. If it…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 2

Visits: 28[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Those who listen to preachers have the responsibility to listen carefully: “Beloved, believe not every spirit but prove the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets are…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 1

Visits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Preachers have a heavy responsibility, but so do listeners. Jesus warned, “Take heed what ye hear” (Mark 14:24). Not only the blind leaders “fall into the ditch,” but the blind…

What Shall We Call the Preacher?

Visits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–3 page.]             Frequently we hear Christians using terms that convey unscriptural ideas concerning religious subjects. We believe it is essential for us to use words that convey Scriptural ideas as nearly as…

Should Preaching Raise or Answer Questions?

Visits: 30[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             Certainly, I believe that preachers should aim at answering questions in the minds of the listeners. Preachers should strive to stay in touch with the questions people have on their…

Children’s Games

Visits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             Remember all those games you used to play as a child? We didn’t have many games bought from a store, so we had to make up our own. An…

Styles of Preaching

Visits: 27[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             It doesn’t just seem like the preaching that comes from most pulpits across the land is different from what it was several years ago—it is different. This is the conclusion…