Corinth, the Carnal Church

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 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 and…

Seeking Peace Too Soon

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] There are some perverted folk who enjoy strife and controversy. Some actually revel in a good fight or even in warfare. I am sure that most folk prefer peaceful relations…

Casual Marriage, Casual Divorce

Hits: 3[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             Divorce has become a casual, almost regular and normal occurrence. The only way that divorce could have become so casual is that somewhere along the line, marriage has come to be…

Why Get Married?

Hits: 9 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2   page.] The “Sexual Revolution” of the 1960’s and 1970’s raised questions about the value or even the need for marriage. The continued increase of the divorce rate coming ever nearer…

“Worse and Worse”

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] “But evil men and impostors shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived” (2 Tim. 3:13). Paul’s description of ungodly men fits just as well now as when he wrote…

Is the Guilty Party Free to Remarry?

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Among the several views relating to marriage, divorce and remarriage which have gained some following in recent years is the view that a fornicating spouse (who has been divorced by…

Living the Life of Dogs (Warnings About Dogs)—Philippians 3:1-2

Hits: 16[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The reason for this…

On Penknives and the Bible—No. 5

Hits: 71[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles  page.]              At the end of the 7th century BC, Jehoiakim was the king of Judah in the waning days of that nation. On one occasion, Jeremiah’s inspired doom of the…

Reject, But Don’t Deny #2

Hits: 18[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…

Is Matthew 19:9 A Part of The Law of Christ?

Hits: 61[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction  In order to please God, the doctrine of Christ must ever control our desires. Conversely, men behave exceedingly dangerously when desire becomes the father of their doctrine. This very phenomenon…