The Qualifications of Deacons and Behavior in the Church— 1 Timothy 3:8–16

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Several words are used in the Greek New Testament, which are translated by the English word servant.1 Three major types of servitude may be distinguished among these terms. One of these…

Our Nation’s Greatest Drug Menace?

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Much publicity has been given to the illicit traffic in drugs that plagues America. LSD, heroin, marijuana, “uppers” and “downers” are now familiar to all where once they were known…

The Reality of Sin

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The very appearance of Christ on earth was predicated on the reality of sin in all men, its destructive consequences, and man’s helplessness to overcome it without a Savior. This…

Symptoms and Causes

Hits: 12[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 the symptoms. The…

The Blight of Beverage Alcohol

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The news media are constantly informing us of the terrible results of drunkenness. Over a recent holiday season several state officials issued frequent reminders that drunken drivers are the chief culprits…

Seeking Peace Too Soon

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] There are some perverted folk who enjoy strife and controversy. Some actually revel in a good fight or even in warfare. I am sure that most folk prefer peaceful relations…

That’s What You Get

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]         Do you ever look at your friends and neighbors and wonder how they have nicer clothes, a bigger car, a finer house, take an expensive vacation every year and…

Not Everybody’s Doing It!

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]        Does it sometimes seem that everyone drinks and cheats on his or her spouse, has no real scruples about honesty, and curses like a peg-legged pirate? To non-smokers, it…

Is Anybody Going to Hell?

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Anybody who thinks we are not living in an age of super tolerance just hasn’t been keeping up. The philosophies and reasonings of men have convinced most of the world…

The Truth About Beer

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Beer Consumption is considered by the average citizen to be an innocent pass-time for every “good ole boy” and every “good ole girl” in town.  Some parents have heaved signs of…