Responsibilities of Dedicated Parents

Views: 78[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.]   In the normal development of family life there comes a time when the second generation leaves the first generation to establish a new family from which succeeding generations spring forth….

The Ideal Home—No. 4

Views: 87[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The fact that so many homes are being dissolved in divorce is proof that many homes are far less than ideal. Since the most basic requirements of a home are…

The Ideal Home—No. 3

Views: 72[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             When a man and a woman come together and pledge their futures and fortunes to each other in marriage, they assume an awesome responsibility. In the act of getting married,…

The Ideal Home—No. 2

Views: 77[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             A house is where a family lives. A home is how a family lives. A home begins with a man and a woman who become husband and wife. What any…

The Ideal Home—No. 1

Views: 74[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             House and home are often used interchangeably in everyday conversation. A million dollar house may be called a “beautiful home,” when actually it is full of jealousy, hatred, strife, and…

A Look at the “You-Can’t-Legislate-Morals” Myth

Views: 84[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Every time someone wishes to perpetrate or justify some kind of societal moral evil, his or her watchword is, “You cannot legislate morals.” This has been true of the protagonists for…

The Qualifications of Deacons and Behavior in the Church— 1 Timothy 3:8–16

Views: 104[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Several words are used in the Greek New Testament, which are translated by the English word servant.1 Three major types of servitude may be distinguished among these terms. One of these…

Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Views: 104[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction1 Perhaps the best way to get this subject before us is to examine the seven promises— the creed—to which those who are members of Promise Keepers must commit themselves: A Promise…

Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage

Views: 111[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Every other couple that says, “I do,” is later saying, “I don’t.” The ratio is three out of five marriages ending in divorce in California. Divorce laws in America have been…

Should Parents Be Concerned with Selfish Traits in Their Children?

Views: 71[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction The traits of rudeness, disobedience and uncooperativeness are all problems of attitude, whether in children or adults. They all relate to one basic attitude problem—selfishness. Such traits are both anti-social…