Christian Certainties — No. 2

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             In an age of doubt, cynicism, and agnosticism, the human heart cries out for something solid, certain, and sure. We live in such an age, and it is appropriate for…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 2

Hits: 6[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: 11[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…

Jeremiah—God’s Humble, Faithful Prophet

Hits: 38[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: 55[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3 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: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3 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: 11[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: 27[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…