What is Baptism? — No. 9

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             Scriptural evidence has established the following truths concerning baptism: It is immersion (Rom. 6:4). It is in water (Acts 8:36; 10:47; 1 Pet. 3:20–21). It is a condition of salvation,…

“Narrow” Teachings of the New Testament

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Truth, whether historical, scientific, philosophical, mathematical, or religious is always narrow and exclusive. The truth that four is the sum of two plus two is very narrow and excludes all other…

Excursus on the Power of Darkness in Colossians

Hits: 16[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…

Smaller Colleges Gone Rogue

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Introduction Various other brethren and I have expressed grave concerns occasionally over the rampant apostasy of the large and prominent universities operated by members of the church (e.g., PU, ACU,…

Kids, Avoid the Plague

Hits: 51[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Yesterday I wrote a note to a dear friend whose seventeen-year-old son was arrested last week. He was booked for possession and sale of marijuana. He is out on $5,000…

Symptoms and Causes

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] It is universally accepted that in the practice of medicine it is both wiser and more effective to treat the cause of a disease rather than merely treating the symptoms….

Things Which Make for Peace

Hits: 85[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…

The Requirements of Scriptural Baptism

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] For baptism to be what the Lord authorized and what the Scriptures teach, four requirements must be met. The right action is required. The consistent description of baptism in Scripture…