Practical Points on Prayer

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             The Lord wants us to be a people of prayer (Luke 19:46), but too often we are like the apostles in Gethsemane, sleeping when we should be praying (Mark 14:37–38)….

On Seeds and Harvests

Hits: 14[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…

The Place of Sincerity in Religion

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] What place should sincerity play in religion? There are basically three positions from which to choose in answering this question:       Many people believe sincerity is the most essential element in…

The Objective Gospel Versus Subjectivism

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] There has always been a strong tendency in men to base their religious convictions upon feelings and experiences. Perhaps this trend has never been stronger than at present. It has…

Sowing and Reaping

Hits: 9[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…

A Profile of Paul

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] In Acts 20 we read the record of Paul’s journey to Jerusalem, concluding his third evangelistic tour among the Gentiles. While stopped at Miletus he visited with the elders from nearby…

For Parents of Teenagers

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A few years ago, I wrote some lines on this subject prefaced by a confession of feeling inadequate since I had no children who were teenagers at that time. I also…

Religious Authority

Hits: 55[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The challenges of recent years to authority in home, school, marketplace and military were bound to have their parallels in religion. The very foundations of pontifical authority in Roman Catholicism…

Religious—But Lost

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] How can this be? Doesn’t religious equal saved? “It makes no difference what you believe as long as you’re sincere” is a very old slogan that implies as much. (The…

Arguing with Jesus—#1

Hits: 51[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page. As strange as it seems, some who profess belief in Jesus Christ “argue” with Him by their doctrines. They do not consciously do so and will deny doing so, but they…