Biblical Faith—No. 3

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The Gospel is often called “the faith” in an objective sense. When so used, the faith refers to that whole body of doctrine in which men must invest their faith. Note…

The Gospel—a Message of Peace

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The Gospel is and contains a message of peace. The angelic host proclaimed “peace on earth” at Jesus’ birth (Luke 2:14). He is called the “Prince of peace” (Isa. 9:6)…

Do We Realize What We Have?—Andy McClish

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] One of the greatest advantages that a person can be given in life is to be trained from birth as a child of God. Surely those of us who have…

Unity in (Spite of) Diversity

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Was a renewed and intensified “unity” initiative with the Independent Christian Church (ICC) underway? Abilene Christian University had an ICC preacher on its lectureship a few years earlier. The Tulsa…

Jesus Describes the Christian Life

Hits: 26[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Jesus is the great pattern for every man’s life, according to scripture: “And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his…

The Necessity of Truth in Doctrine

Hits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction No epistle in the New Testament begins more abruptly than the Galatian letter. No epistle is more frankly and plain-spokenly launched on its major course than the Galatian letter. No brethren in…

Moses, Jesus or Both?

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] One of the sharpest points of contention among religionists that purport to believe in the Bible concerns which part of the Bible is currently authoritative. Judaism continues to reject Jesus…

Ancient Seeds Sprout

Hits: 51[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] An Associated Press release told of the sprouting of some ancient seeds discovered in China. It seems that in 1983 archaeologists discovered remnants of fruits and nuts in their exploration of a…

The Objective Gospel Versus Subjectivism

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] There has always been a strong tendency in men to base their religious convictions upon feelings and experiences. Perhaps this trend has never been stronger than at present. It has…

When A Bird Leaves the Nest

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] From the day a little bird is hatched its mother starts preparing it to leave the nest. Each morsel of food brought by the mother is to provide strength and…