What is Baptism? — No 7

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             Is immersion in water an act done by a Christian (one who is already saved) or is it an act done in order to become a Christian (be saved)? We…

“Narrow” Teachings of the New Testament

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Truth, whether historical, scientific, philosophical, mathematical, or religious is always narrow and exclusive. The truth that four is the sum of two plus two is very narrow and excludes all other…

The Cross and the Church

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The Cross and the Church Dub McClish Some think it possible to magnify the death of Christ, symbolized by His cross while ignoring or minimizing His church. To attempt such is…

Christ and Christmas

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Once I referred to Christmas in a church bulletin article by the abbreviation Xmas. One who read the article wrote inquiring, “What happened to Christ?” and stated, “It has always been…

 On Developing Like Christ

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]        Luke tells us more about the first thirty years of Jesus’ earthly life than the other three who wrote about His life. Even with what Luke tells us, we still…

I’m a Hard-Shelled Fundamentalist

Hits: 28[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A recent newspaper carried a column by Dick Kleiner, a Hollywood reporter, announcing the upcoming release of a new film entitled, The Rebel Jesus. It purports to be the story…

“It Is Finished”

Hits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Following are some personal observations on John 19:23–52: What a mystery to men that God could see hundreds of years down the stream of time and know what men were…

“Who Do Men say that the Son of Man Is?”

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3 page.]             Jesus once asked the apostles the question of our title (Mat. 16:13). They replied with the opinions they had heard expressed among the people. Likewise, in our time, if Jesus…

Christianity, A “First-Hand” Religion

Hits: 27[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page. Sometimes a second-hand car gives good service; a second-hand religion never does. The religion of Christ must always be first-hand. I have said this and believed it for a long…

The Road to Repentance

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In Romans 2:4 Paul declares that God leads men to repent by the goodness He expresses to us. The goodness of God refers to His favors and expressions of love….