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,…

A Review of Some Sermons and Bible Classes

Hits: 27[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Some time ago a friend and brother in Christ sent me the recordings of a Gospel meeting series he had recently attended, asking me to comment on their content. Since…

Is Religious Unity Possible? 

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Most men say, “No.” The New Testament says, “Yes.” God’s Word not only teaches the possibility of religious unity among those who have faith in Christ, it teaches the necessity of unity….

The Holy Spirit, Sanctification, and Sinless Perfection

Hits: 67[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The concept of sanctification is found in the Old Testament word kadhash, and in the New Testament word, hagiazo. In its various cognates (i.e., holy, holiness, hallow, hallowed, consecrate, sanctify, and…

Calvinism and Neo-Calvinism

Hits: 279[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction “Calvinism” is not a single doctrine or even a few scattered, unrelated doctrines. It is a system of theology embracing several significant doctrines. These dogmas are all tightly woven together in…

A Review of “How Does the Holy Spirit Convict Today?”

Hits: 52[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction “That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.” So…

On Miracles and Revelation

Hits: 41[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The word miracle is one of several Biblical words that have been “wordnapped,” redefined, and misused. Miracle is popularly used to describe a spectacular game-winning catch of a football in…

On “Evolving Standards”

Hits: 13[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The Associated Press began a news story a few years ago as follows: The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday [March 1, 2005] that the Constitution forbids the execution of killers who…

Is This What They Mean by Balance?

Hits: 71[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The Forest Hill congregation (FH) in Memphis, Tennessee, oversees and is the home of Memphis School of Preaching (MSOP), both of which have for years commanded my utmost respect, support, and…

Deaver Doctrine—Where Does It End?

Hits: 224[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Solomon observed that there is “a time to keep silence, and a time to speak” (Ecc. 3:7). Perhaps all of us wish for the “wisdom of Solomon” to know just…