Lessons from Micaiah, the Unheralded Prophet

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Just as there are several men named “James” in the New Testament, there are several Old Testament characters named “Micaiah.” Although at least eight persons (including one woman) have this name,…

Jesus Describes the Christian Life

Hits: 30[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Jesus is the great pattern for every man’s life, according to scripture: “And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his…

What is a Saint?

Hits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] A “saint” to most people implies someone who has attained moral excellence, if not perfection. In the Roman Catholic frame of reference, a “Saint” is someone who lived long ago and…

How Do You Say, “I Love You”?

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Surely, the case does not need to be argued that the New Testament teaches Christians to be a loving people to all men. This includes not only our fleshly kin,…

“For the Truth’s Sake”

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The title above appears in 2 John 2:  “for the truth’s sake which abideth in us, and it shall be with us for ever” John addressed this brief letter to one…

A “Head-Only” Religion

Hits: 3[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The other day I asked a lady where she went to church. She told me and then explained, “I am not a ‘practicing _______.’” Then, pointing to her head, she continued, “I’m…

The Blending of Fear and Love

Hits: 13[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Is God a being of wrath to be feared or is he a benevolent person to be loved? What is the proper response of man to Jehovah: fear or love? Or…

“No Man Is Common”

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]           In the house of the Gentile, Cornelius, the apostle Peter arrived at a dramatic conclusion for a biased Jew: “God is no respecter of persons, but in every nation…