Spiritual Subversives

Views: 73[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             [Prefatory Note: As indicated in the publication note at the end of the article below, I wrote it in 1973, almost exactly 50 years before the time of this writing….

Should Christians Oppose Evil?

Views: 70[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             Many have come dangerously close to adopting a fatal attitude toward evil practices. I am speaking of the attitude that reasons, “It will do no good to oppose evil; people…

God and Good Will Triumph

Views: 90[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The Revelation was given to John to restore hope and strengthen resolve in the beleaguered and harassed saints at the close of the first century.  The message of that grand book…

Excursus on the Power of Darkness in Colossians

Views: 102[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction One of the most striking inspired descriptions of man’s redemption is found in Colossians 1:12–14: Giving thanks unto the Father, who made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of…

Lessons From Micaiah, the Unheralded Prophet

Views: 54[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Just as there are several men named “James” in the New Testament, there are several Old Testament characters named “Micaiah.” Although at least eight persons (including one woman) have this name,…

On Seeds and Harvests

Views: 48[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug and drink addiction, and blatant secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful USA. These behavior patterns extend from the powerless poor…

Sowing and Reaping

Views: 84[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…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 3

Views: 86[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] God’s faithful people of the first century were strongly warned concerning the impending destruction of “Babylon”: Come forth, my people, out of her, that ye have no fellowship with her sins,…

The Great Final Victory

Views: 77[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Just as our individual struggles and triumphs over evil will not be accomplished by carnal forces or conflicts, neither will the overwhelming victory of Christ. Jesus said, “My kingdom is…