Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Hits: 18[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…

Ominous Forces and Unfair Advantages

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] The Fort Worth Star-Telegram once reported that WFAA-TV (Channel 8, Dallas) had canceled the James Robison telecast. The reason? Robison preached on homosexuality and pointed out that the Bible calls…

Would Peter Come to Your House?

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Acts 12 gives us the record of Herod’s cruel murder of James and imprisonment of Peter because it pleased the Jews. But the Lord had other plans for Peter and…

Prayer: To Whom and Through Whom?

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Prayer is the blessed avenue God has provided his children for talking with Him. He has given us instructions, both plain and plentiful, concerning how to pray in a manner that…

The Barren Fig Tree Cursed and Withered—Mark 11:12-25

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Introduction When Jesus cursed the fig tree on the way to Jerusalem from Bethany it appears that his principal intent was to demonstrate God’s judgment upon fruitlessness and hypocrisy, especially…

How Does the Holy Spirit Lead?

Hits: 142 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] One is not a child of God, a Christian, unless he is led by the Spirit: “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are  sons…

Our Cunning Foe

Hits: 6[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]        While our foe in the great spiritual warfare of life fully utilizes men and women who yield themselves to his service, our real battle is not with them, but…

Confidence in Christ—1 John 5:9-15

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page. Introduction The infidelity of the Gnostic heretics, which constitutes the setting of John’s first epistle, is given one final broadside in chapter 5. In the first 8 verses of the chapter, the…

Building Up the Church Through Singing

Hits: 38[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Many characteristics distinguish mankind from all the lower forms of animal life. Among the most notable of these peculiarities are the size and capability of the human brain (which makes us…