Do We Realize What We Have?

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] One of the greatest advantages that a person can be given in life is to be trained from birth as a child of God. Surely those of us who have…

Temptation

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.]             The aim of our arch-Adversary from the beginning has been to persuade us to abandon God’s perfect standard of behavior to walk in his unprincipled paths. Temptation describes the tool…

Corinth, the Carnal Church

Hits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] In the 1st century, Corinth was a cosmopolitan city of Greeks, Romans and Jews, numbering about 500,000, a large percentage of which were slaves. On the lower appendage of Greece…

Elders and the Unruly

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] There are three key passages of Scripture that place the responsibility of local church discipline upon the elders. In Acts 20:28–31 Paul tells elders to take heed to the flock,…

Some “What Ifs” to Consider

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] What if the church where you worship met every day of the week instead of only two days a week? What if the sermon lasted four or five hours on…

For Parents of Teenagers

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A few years ago, I wrote some lines on this subject prefaced by a confession of feeling inadequate since I had no children who were teenagers at that time. I also…

Our Cunning Foe

Hits: 6[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]        While our foe in the great spiritual warfare of life fully utilizes men and women who yield themselves to his service, our real battle is not with them, but…

Some Thoughts on Worship “Etiquette”

Hits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Acceptable worship must be God-centered, rather than man-centered. For failure to understand or remember this fact, many are introducing strange practices into worship assemblies because these things please and excite…

Forsaking the Assembly— a Grievous, Age-Old Spiritual Malady

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] It is obvious that many—some who have been in the church for decades—are merely playing at the job of being Christians. One tell-tale sign is their sloppy attendance habits—or none at…

Christian Women Are Individual—Lavonne James McClish

Hits: 24[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] We are unique. Science is only now learning just how unique. The discovery of DNA, which contains all of the genes—the genetic code—that make up a human being, has brought about…