Introduction to 2 Corinthians—Andy McClish

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Before beginning a serious study of any passage of Scripture, whether a verse, a chapter, or an entire book, it is extremely beneficial (and often essential) to know something of the context…

Simple New Testament Christianity

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The only thing that Jesus ever promised to build was His church (Mat. 16:18). It was of such exceeding worth to Him that He paid the ultimate price of His…

“The Testing of Our Faith”—James 1

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Life is a testing ground, a time of probation. The tests, trials, and challenges come in many forms and from many sources. Some are easily recognized because they are so painful….

“Prophesy Ye Not…”—Micah 1:6

Hits: 76[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The first verse of Micah’s book is ripe with several important details. The name Micah means “Who is like Jehovah?” and is an abbreviated form of Michaiah, the name of…

Christianity—a Militant Religion

Hits: 13[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Various circumstances have combined in recent years to put the term militant in bad company in the minds of many. Radical and lawless left-wing political groups that provoke and engage…

Answering the Perseverance of the Saints Error—Lavonne J. McClish

Hits: 46[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Recently I attempted to help a friend and fellow-Christian who was involved in a discussion with a co-worker concerning the question, “Can a child of God fall from grace?” or “Can…

Suffering for Jesus’ Sake

Hits: 7[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Faithfulness to Christ cannot be measured apart from willingness to suffer for His sake. In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus said: Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness’…

Exposition of Jeremiah 1:4–10

Hits: 37[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The time was about 1500 B.C. The chilling words of warning from Jehovah to Israel through Moses were these: But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto…

Losing All Things to Gain Christ—Philippians 3:1–11

Hits: 90[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The reason for this…

On Civil Disobedience

Hits: 65[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Only two spheres/sources of authority exist—human and Divine: “Render therefore unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s” (Mat. 22:21; cf. 21:25). Divine authority…