Is Sincerity Alone Sufficient?

Views: 82[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.] Just as She Was” She Gave Her Gospel Some churches have hell fire and brimstone. Others have raffles, bazaars, and bingo. The First Unitarian Church of Richardson has a stripper. “But…

Vain Worship

Views: 58[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Does God accept whatever kind of worship men may choose to offer to Him? If one is sincere and earnest in his religious activities, does he please God, even if…

The Place of Sincerity in Religion—No. 3

Views: 68[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             God certainly requires us to be sincere in our practice of religion. Insincerity and hypocrisy are intolerable to God (Mat. 6:1–18); 23:4–5; 24:51, etc). However, the popular phrase concerning religion,…

The Place of Sincerity in Religion—No. 2

Views: 88[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             God despises hypocrisy, which is the equivalent of insincerity (Mat. 24:51). But does He require anything more than sincerity? What about the familiar phrase: “It makes no difference what you…

The Place of Sincerity in Religion—No. 1

Views: 74[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.   There are three positions taken on this subject: Some people believe sincerity is all important as indicated by the familiar statement, “It makes no difference what you believe as long…

Practical Points on Prayer

Views: 93[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

Views: 54[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 Objective Gospel Versus Subjectivism

Views: 60[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

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…

A Profile of Paul

Views: 69[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…