Biblical Faith—No. 3

Hits: 10[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 Qualifications of Deacons and Behavior in the Church— 1 Timothy 3:8–16

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Several words are used in the Greek New Testament, which are translated by the English word servant.1 Three major types of servitude may be distinguished among these terms. One of these…

“A Different Kind Of ‘Christian Evidences'”

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] “If you were accused of being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?”         Many Christians have probably heard or seen this question before, but just how…

“Involvement”

Hits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] It is a lofty and Scriptural aim to have every member in each local congregation of God’s people actively serving (1 Cor. 15:58; Eph. 4:16; Tit. 2:14). In spite of…

What Kind of Light?

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Paul described the Philippians as “lights in the world” in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation (Phi. 2:15). In Paul’s time I suppose there was only one kind…

God’s Grace—What it is and What it is Not

Hits: 218[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Grace in the Bible refers to God’s favor men do not deserve and cannot merit. Few subjects are more widely misunderstood—or perverted. It is imperative that men understand this Bible…

God’s Grace—What It Does Not Do

Hits: 27[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             Grace in the Bible refers to God’s favor men do not deserve and cannot merit. Few subjects are more widely misunderstood—or perverted. It is imperative that men understand this…

Addressing Some Problem Passages in Romans

Hits: 52[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…

What Is the Work of the Church?

Hits: 37[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Several years ago, a family visited the Lord’s day morning assembly where I preached. In conversation with them afterward they asked some questions: “What sort of program do you have…

Back to Biblical Grace

Hits: 34[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…