Thank God for the Seven Thousand

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.]         While it is necessary on occasion to highlight the extreme departures some who were once among us have made, there is room for some optimism. One of the…

Is Religious Unity Possible? 

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Most men say, “No.” The New Testament says, “Yes.” God’s Word not only teaches the possibility of religious unity among those who have faith in Christ, it teaches the necessity of unity….

The Open Heart

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The Bible often uses the “heart” and the “mind” of man interchangeably. Scripture often extols the virtue of the open heart/mind. In Jesus’ Parable of the Sower. He taught that…

To Remain Faithful to Christ, a Christian Must Keep Informed about Church History, Current Events in the Church Universal, and World Events Impacting the Church

Hits: 253[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Seven hundred fifty years before Jesus’ birth, Hosea, on behalf of God, denounced Israel’s ignorance and its consequence: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge,…

Joshua, the Conqueror of Canaan

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The only reason Joshua was not the greatest man of his time is because he was contemporary with Moses. None would question that he and Moses were the two principal characters…

Ezra, A Model for Every Servant of God—Ezra 7:1-10

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Ezra lived during Judah’s period of captivity in Babylon in the fifth century B.C. He led a group of Jews back to Judea from their land of captivity in about 457…

Intentional Ignorance

Hits: 47[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] It would be difficult to exaggerate the cursed consequences of ignorance. Various prophets explicitly blamed the downfall of God’s Old Testament people on their ignorance of God and His Law. God’s…

Eating in the Church Building

Hits: 54[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] The apostolic church enjoyed common meals in their places of worship, and these meals were formally designated by the term, “love feasts” (or agapais in the Greek language). Jude 12…

Understanding the Bible

Hits: 23[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             Nothing is more obvious than that men who profess belief in the Bible do not understand it alike. Some believe this is inevitable or even good. If so, why does…