Intellectual Snobbery

Hits: 24[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The not-so-well-educated should not despise the well-educated, nor should the latter despise the former. Yet, so often those who obtain advanced degrees leave behind all the humility they may have…

Beautiful Flowers

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Recently I saw some very beautiful flower arrangements. They were splendid autumn colors of browns, golds, oranges, and reds. These particular arrangements were a bit unusual because they combined real…

Ignoring Scientific Methods

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A brief article in a newspaper attracted my attention recently (Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 11/24/76). Headlined “Death of Russian Scientist Told,” and datelined Moscow, it told of the death of Trofim…

Assurances of The Triumph

Hits: 3[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Christ’s utter destruction of the last great weapon of the devil (death itself) by the resurrection of all of the dead will signal the fact that all lesser evil, harmful, and…

The Only Adequate Cause

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2   page.] We live in a cause-effect universe—every effect must have a cause, yea, an adequate or sufficient cause, to explain it. A wristwatch implies a watchmaker. A house implies a designer…

Why Miracles?

Hits: 16[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             Why did God empower men in the first century to work miracles? One of the Biblical words for “miracle” (semeion) provides a clue. This word connotes an act…

What If…?

Hits: 165[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             It is growing ever more popular to ridicule the Bible and those who unapologetically accept it as the Word of the only true and living God. The ACLU…

Science, Ignorance and Bias

Hits: 21[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Scientific technology has blessed our lives immeasurably. Scientific inquiry is a perfectly legitimate pursuit. In fact, God ordered mankind to subdue the earth and to have dominion over fish, fowl,…

If Darwin Was Right…

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             Charles Darwin was born 2 centuries ago (1809). Even those who reject his premises cannot deny the impact of them on mankind. Along with the “sea change” Darwinian evolution…

Addressing Some Problem Passages in Romans

Hits: 50[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The letter of Paul to the saints in Rome is generally acknowledged not only to be among the most profound documents in the Bible, but also in all of literature as…