Do We Realize What We Have?—Andy McClish

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] One of the greatest advantages that a person can be given in life is to be trained from birth as a child of God. Surely those of us who have…

Godliness

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Near the end of Peter’s inspired list of traits that characterize those who are “partakers of the Divine nature”and who have escaped a corrupt world, is “godliness” (2 Pet. 1:6)….

“Prophesy Ye Not…”—Micah 1:6

Hits: 67[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The first verse of Micah’s book is ripe with several important details. The name Micah means “Who is like Jehovah?” and is an abbreviated form of Michaiah, the name of…

Malachi, Liberals, and Worship

Hits: 38[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The fundamental Truth that since the cross none have been accountable to the Old Testament excuses no one from carefully studying it. The God Christians worship is the Creator God…

A Primer on the Meaning of Faith

Hits: 39[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction There is hardly a more important subject for mankind to contemplate—and understand— than that of faith. It is a subject (and word) that men widely abuse and misuse. This misunderstanding…

Death, Be Not Proud—Lavonne McClish

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] In 1949, John Gunther wrote a very emotional novel entitled Death, Be Not Proud chronicling the illness (a brain tumor) and death of his young son. I like to hope that death will…

The “Purpose-Driven” Church Paradigm

Hits: 61[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Churches should have goals and aims. In this sense every congregation of the Lord’s people should be driven by purpose rather than stumbling along haphazardly. However, purpose-driven has taken on…

The “Isaiah” Attitude

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Seven centuries before the Christ came, God had a job that needed to be done. He asked, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Isaiah replied, “Here…

Stand Fast and Fight

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The whole point of a soldier’s being well-armed is not for the parade ground, the reviewing stand, or mock maneuvers, but for the field of combat. The reason we are…

Some “Why Nots” of Worship

Hits: 7[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The worship of Almighty God is both an exalted privilege and an awesome responsibility. Failure to grasp this truth plunged the likes of Cain (Gen. 4), Nadab and Abihu (Lev. 10),…