When God Talks…

Hits: 3[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] In the 1980s a brokerage firm aired a series of TV commercials, using the theme, “When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen.” These ads effectively implied the authority of its sponsor and…

Reject, But Don’t Deny—No.2

Hits: 3[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] It is a sad fact that the majority of humankind in every generation rejects God by rejecting His Word. Such was all but universal in the wicked age of Noah; all…

The Doctrine of Divorce—Ancient and Modern

Hits: 0[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Carl Rowan, syndicated newspaper columnist, wrote an article appearing in the San Angelo [TX] Standard-Times edition of February 18, 1970, titled, “Divorce Increase Cause of Troubles.” In his article Rowan discussed…

Discussion Between Eddie Whitten and Dub McClish on Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage

Hits: 8[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.]   F. E. (Eddie) Whitten 1102 N. Paseo De Golf Green Valley, AZ 85614   Mr. Dub McClish 908 Imperial Dr. Denton, TX 76209 Dear Dub: It has been some time since…

Another Response on Humanism

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] How strange it is that those who pride themselves in being most liberal toward and tolerant of every philosophy, lifestyle, and religion can be exceedingly intolerant toward those whom they judge to…

Addressing Some Problem Passages in Romans

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The letter of Paul to the saints in Rome is generally acknowledged not only to be among the most profound documents in the Bible, but also in all of literature as…

Annihilationism—A Spiritually Fatal Innovation

Hits: 13[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Hell has fallen on hard times. The most frequent reference to it nowadays is as a term of cursing, swearing, or intensification of expression. Others use it in a weak attempt…

What Is a “Change Agent”?

Hits: 23[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The term, change agent, has been in use at least since 1947 in social psychology circles in reference to those whose task it is to facilitate change in organizations. Lynn…

The Shelter of Hell

Hits: 16[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Those who faithfully preach and teach the Word must include the subject of Hell. Just as Jesus did (Mat. 10:28), we warn people about Hell and its torments. We tell…

The Same Subjects, but New Applications

Hits: 3[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Occasionally I review some of the sermon material I preached as a young man three or four decades ago (and am still preaching). I am often impressed with a striking…