Spirituality

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] “Spirituality” is the state or condition of being spiritual, that is, of attending to and being influenced by the spirit world, rather than merely by the material world. “Spirituality” is…

Spiritual Strength Is Available

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Paul commanded, “Be strong in the Lord” (Eph. 6:10). The fact that we are ordered to be spiritually strengthened necessarily implies that it is possible for us to attain such…

Signs of Spiritual Decline

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] A deadly disease attacked our beautiful native live oak trees a number of years ago called “live oak decline.” It was identifiable by branches that gradually lost their leaves and…

The Quest for Spirituality

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] “The church is not spiritual.” “That man (perhaps an elder is named) is not spiritual.” “Our worship is not spiritual.” Such statements may be true, but they may also be…

Success in The Lord’s Work

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The two elements involved in success in the Lord’s work are seen in the following statement from Paul, the apostle: Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in…

The Mission of God’s People

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In speaking of “mission” we refer to more than activities in which we might legitimately engage. We refer to the purpose and aim of one’s activities. Upon what principal point…

Dedicated Parents

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] There are admittedly many factors, involving both inheritance and environment, that may affect the overall development of children. Surely, it will not be denied that there is no single factor…

Practical Suggestions and Examples for Christian Women—Lavonne James McClish

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] There is little in the Word of God in the way of detailed and specific instructions for women of God. Therefore, these suggestions are simply that: possible ways of applying the…

Back to Biblical Grace

Hits: 33[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] While Jerry and Patricia Norton were viewing the latest recorded episode of “24,” they were interrupted by a phone call. Caller ID indicated it was their neighbor, Bobby Crandall, two doors down…

Worldliness

Hits: 8[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  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…