“Come Forth, My People”—No. 2

Hits: 3[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] When the “Babylon” of the first century was about to be destroyed, God’s faithful people were strongly warned: “Come forth, my people, out of her, that ye have no fellowship…

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

Hits: 4[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…

Christians and Persecution

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Persecution of godliness is becoming increasingly common in our nation, even though, ironically, America was founded by men who believed in God and in the Bible. Also, ironically, many of the…

Jeremiah—God’s Humble, Faithful Prophet

Hits: 27[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction To learn the way God measures preachers and preaching we need to return repeatedly to the faithful prophets as our models. There is no nobler model than Jeremiah in the…

When a House Becomes a Home

Hits: 53[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The words house and home are often used interchangeably. A $350,000 house may be called a “beautiful home” when it is full of hatred, strife, and unhappiness. It is only a…

Why One Should Be a Christian

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Some people are not Christians because they’re not willing to count the cost and pay the price. Some have too much pride to humbly obey the Word of Christ. Some…

“Repent of Your Faith”

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In one of the many church bulletins received at the office every week, there appeared the following words in an article on the subject of becoming a Christian. “Repent of your…

Christianity, A “First-Hand” Religion

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page. Sometimes a second-hand car gives good service; a second-hand religion never does. The religion of Christ must always be first-hand. I have said this and believed it for a long…

Be Faithful

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page. Christ does not require us to be rich, good-looking, multi-talented, socially prominent, or formally educated. There is one thing He requires of every one of His servants—Faithfulness. The Faith has been…