Is Sincerity Alone Sufficient?

Visits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.] Just as She Was” She Gave Her Gospel Some churches have hell fire and brimstone. Others have raffles, bazaars, and bingo. The First Unitarian Church of Richardson has a stripper. “But…

The Tongue of the Wise

Visits: 23[Note: This MS is available in a larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]        While the servant of Christ is challenged to devote his entire body to God’s service (Rom. 12:1), there is no part of his body more consistently emphasized in Scripture…

What About the Old Testament?—No. 1

Visits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Do we live under obligation to obey only the Old Testament, only the New Testament, or both? If we fail to understand the correct answer to this question, we will…

Vain Worship

Visits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Does God accept whatever kind of worship men may choose to offer to Him? If one is sincere and earnest in his religious activities, does he please God, even if…

The Place of Sincerity in Religion—No. 3

Visits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             God certainly requires us to be sincere in our practice of religion. Insincerity and hypocrisy are intolerable to God (Mat. 6:1–18); 23:4–5; 24:51, etc). However, the popular phrase concerning religion,…

The Place of Sincerity in Religion—No. 2

Visits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             God despises hypocrisy, which is the equivalent of insincerity (Mat. 24:51). But does He require anything more than sincerity? What about the familiar phrase: “It makes no difference what you…

The Place of Sincerity in Religion—No. 1

Visits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.   There are three positions taken on this subject: Some people believe sincerity is all important as indicated by the familiar statement, “It makes no difference what you believe as long…

Objections to Evolution

Visits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Through books, movies, magazine articles, television programs, and other media, the public is constantly bombarded with the evolutionary theories concerning the origin of the universe and the life within it….

Should Preaching Raise or Answer Questions?

Visits: 18[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…

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A Critical Review

Visits: 285[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             In the mid-1970s, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, a diminutive book by Richard Bach, captivated American readers, breaking sales records in both hard back and paperback editions, and the movie version played…