Six Reasons Why

Visits: 29[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Every Sunday morning, Bible classes for every age are conducted in congregations across the world. Lamentably, many of our people do not take advantage of these classes. Often children are…

Studies in Evolution — No. 5

Visits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Acceptance of the Biblical account of the origin of all things, and particularly of life, requires faith. The believer in the creation of all things by an all-powerful, personal God…

Ingredients of God’s Grace

Visits: 49[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] In the New Testament, the “grace of God” refers to the unearned and unearnable favor God has extended to mankind. In the classical Greek literature, such grace was extended only to…

Scriptural Youth Directors

Visits: 28[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             What about the practice of churches that have a “youth director”? Is the practice authorized by Scripture? I suppose the answer would be affected by what his duties and…

Antioch, the Evangelistic Church

Visits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] The first great Gentile church was in Antioch of Syria, whose beginnings are described in Acts 11:19–30. This city was one of 16 so named by Selecus Nicator, who became…

“Your Adversary, the Devil”

Visits: 26[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3 page.] An adversary us an avowed, obvious enemy. He (or she) makes things adverse as often as he can.  He opposes, contradicts, discourages, thwarts, and belittles everything that doesn’t please him. …

Religious—But Lost

Visits: 19[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] How can this be? Doesn’t religious equal saved? “It makes no difference what you believe as long as you’re sincere” is a very old slogan that implies as much. (The…

Instrumental Music—Aid or Addition?

Visits: 71[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The fuller reading of the title of this manuscript would be, “Is Instrumental Music an Aid or an Addition to the Singing prescribed by the New Testament in Christian Worship?” By…