God’s “Ecumenical Movement”

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page. Introduction For perhaps hundreds of years, the masses of Christendom and its leaders have lauded religious diversity. Most of us have been present where prayers of thanksgiving were offered for the…

Scriptural Silence Sometimes Forbids

Hits: 131[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Those who divided the church over a century ago by forcing in the missionary society and the instrument had to deny the significance of Scriptural silence concerning both innovations. Now…

Preaching on Church History

Hits: 57[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The older I get and the more I observe what some brethren are doing and saying, the more convinced I become that the Lord’s people do not know much about church history….

Calvinism—A Study of Election and Apostasy in the Writings of Paul

Hits: 696[Note: This MS is available inlarger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Election is the immutable purpose of God, by which before the foundations of the earth were laid, He chose out of the whole human race—fallen by their own fault from their primeval integrity…

Now or Not?

Hits: 58[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A pesky stumblingblock to proofreaders is catching the “correct error”—the word that is spelled correctly, but is the wrong word. Failure to note these flaws can result in everything from nonsense to saying the…

Denominationalism in the New Testament

Hits: 144[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] When Jesus said, “I will build my church,” the farthest thing from His mind was the prevailing denominational structure by those who would profess belief in Him. This structure includes…

Joshua—Who Did as the Lord Bade Him

Hits: 32[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manscripts page.] Introduction Joshua was one of the outstanding characters in all of history. The key to his greatness is found in Joshua 11:9: “And Joshua did unto them as Jehovah bade him: he…

Church Renovation

Hits: 57[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] “Church Undergoes Renovation,” the newspaper headline read. The words were positioned above a photo of a church building surrounded by scaffolding, with workmen on its roof. The article described the…