The Ideal Home—No. 2

Views: 74[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…

Self-Assertiveness

Views: 83[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             The world seems to have gone mad over self-assertiveness. A few generations ago, the cry was “know thyself.” Then it became, “assert thyself.” It appears that this is one…

Sowing and Reaping

Views: 82[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug and drink addiction and uncaring secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful America. They extend from the powerless and poor…

How We May Triumph

Views: 61[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] God’s Word clearly teaches that each one of us can triumph over Satan and his snares. However, even those who understand and believe this sometimes err greatly in their conception of…

Strength for the Fight

Views: 85[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Just as God’s people in the Old Testament had their physical armies to wage war against the enemies of God, so His New Testament people are figuratively depicted as soldiers…

The Plague of Self-Pity

Views: 65[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] It is possible for one to be too hard on oneself, unnecessarily reproaching and condemning oneself. However, it is also possible to be too easy on oneself. This often takes…

Why Do People Serve God?

Views: 52[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] I suppose the most difficult task that each of us is called upon to perform is the examination of our motives. Jesus was talking about this when he said, ”…

Things Which Make for Peace

Views: 94[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.]             In Romans 14:19, Paul exhorts:  “So then let us follow after things which make for peace, and things whereby we may edify one another.” Every local church needs these…

Why Men Fail Jesus

Views: 82[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3 page.] Among Jesus’ greatest causes of distress must have been those who failed Him. These included unbelievers as well as various disciples who abandoned, denied, or betrayed Him.              History proves…

Soldiers of Christ and Their Warfare—Ephesians 6:10–13

Views: 69[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Ephesians is one of four letters Paul wrote from Rome in about 62 A.D. while he was appealing his case to Caesar. In describing this period of incarceration, Luke reported that…