I’m a Hard-Shelled Fundamentalist

Hits: 25[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: 20[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 2 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: 13[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: 5[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….

The Ultimate Perversion

Hits: 24[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] A new movie will be thrown on the theater screens September 23 [1988] from Universal Studios in Hollywood. Unscrupulous, money-hungry, amoral movie producers have produced some awful things in the…

“Forget the Church—Follow Jesus”

Hits: 29[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]           Thus screamed the cover of a Newsweek (April 9, 2012). The cover pointed to an article inside (by Andrew Sullivan) titled: “The Forgotten Jesus.” Its subtitle encapsulates the article’s thrust:…

“Equal  Opportunity”

Hits: 26[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Businesses often include in their advertisements for employees that they offer “equal opportunity.” This statement means that they do not discriminate against applicants/employees on the basis of immutable traits (race,…

The Rejected Christ

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             Seven centuries before Jesus was born, Isaiah prophesied He would be “despised and rejected of men” (Isa. 53:3). The Gospel accounts undeniably record the fulfillment of   this prophecy….

The Church of the Bible—No. 6

Hits: 30[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The church of the Bible is not time-or earth-bound. Its destiny reaches beyond both. The church/kingdom of Jesus Christ has an eternal destiny. After writing of the church in Hebrews…