The Life that Frees From Anxiety

Views: 121[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Often our lives are like a two-sided coin.  The positive side is stamped with emotions like contentment, peace of mind, happiness, and joy. The opposite, negative side contains stress, anxiety, worry,…

Ominous Forces and Unfair Advantages

Views: 74[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] The Fort Worth Star-Telegram once reported that WFAA-TV (Channel 8, Dallas) had canceled the James Robison telecast. The reason? Robison preached on homosexuality and pointed out that the Bible calls…

Seeking Peace Too Soon

Views: 89[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…

Science, Ignorance and Bias

Views: 96[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Scientific technology has blessed our lives immeasurably. Scientific inquiry is a perfectly legitimate pursuit. In fact, God ordered mankind to subdue the earth and to have dominion over fish, fowl,…

Soldiers of Christ and Their Warfare—Ephesians 6:10–13

Views: 56[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Ephesians is one of four letters Paul wrote from Rome in about 62 A.D. while he was appealing his case to Caesar. In describing this period of incarceration, Luke reported that…

Reviewing the Jehovah’s Witness Cult

Views: 96[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The doctrine of the Jehovah’s Witnesses presents a real challenge to lovers of Biblical Truth for many reasons. It is challenging because cult members are very zealous and bold in the…

Who or What Is “the Man of Sin?”—2 Thessalonians 2:3–4

Views: 84[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Second Thessalonians 2:3–4 reads as follows from the ASV: Let no man beguile you in any wise: for it will not be, except the falling away come first, and the…

“Career Women”—Lavonne McClish

Views: 91[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.]             A full-page ad appeared in the “Career Women” section of the Denton, Texas Record-Chronicle on March 29, 2000. The page was headlined, “Once upon a time…Women were housewives & mothers,…

Worldliness

Views: 64[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] The word worldliness does not appear in the standard versions of the Bible, but the trait is referred to often. Worldliness is the condition of being worldly. The “world” God’s…

Scriptural “Red Flags” No. 4

Views: 72[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] In Galatians 6:7 we find another “red flag” of warning: “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” This is a…