Daniel 12—A Commentary

Visits: 61[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction This final chapter of Daniel is by far the shortest of the book with only 13 verses. However, it is an important chapter, if for no other reason, because it is…

The Growing Menace of Liquor

Visits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             The first man to become intoxicated in the Biblical record was Noah. In his drunkenness, he disrobed and exposed himself to his son, Ham (Gen. 9:21 ff). Ever since…

God and Good Will Triumph

Visits: 23[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The Revelation was given to John to restore hope and strengthen resolve in the beleaguered and harassed saints at the close of the first century.  The message of that grand book…

Strength for Sufferings

Visits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page. Satan will see that “. . . all that would live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution” (2 Tim. 3:12). Peter wrote some words designed to produce courage in the…

“For the Truth’s Sake”

Visits: 11[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…

The Challenge of Discipleship

Visits: 49[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Few English nouns appear with greater frequency in the New Testament than the word disciple (269 times in the ASV). By far the preponderance of appearances are found in the four…

What Is the Work of the Church?

Visits: 24[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Several years ago, a family visited the Lord’s day morning assembly where I preached. In conversation with them afterward they asked some questions: “What sort of program do you have…

Dealing with Grief—Lavonne James McClish

Visits: 24[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Since I lost both my parents several years ago within five months of each other, I feel I have learned better how to sympathize than I could before with others…

The Perfect Role Model

Visits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Either consciously or unconsciously, everyone has one or more role models whom he seeks to imitate. Jesus Christ alone has the right to be such because He lived a flawless…

Suffering for Jesus’ Sake

Visits: 8[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Faithfulness to Christ cannot be measured apart from willingness to suffer for His sake. In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus said: Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness’…