The Life that Frees From Anxiety

Views: 121[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Often our lives are like a two-sided coin.  The positive side is stamped with emotions like contentment, peace of mind, happiness, and joy. The opposite, negative side contains stress, anxiety, worry,…

Practical Principles of Right Living—No. 1

Views: 221[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction             When we speak of “morals,” “morality,” “mores,” and that which is “moral,” what do we mean? In modern usage, the adjective, moral (e.g., moral behavior, moral values, moral…

 Notes on the Pentateuch—No. 2 (The Book of Exodus)

Views: 92[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             The theme of the second book of the Bible and the source from which it draws its name is in Exodus 19:1: “In the third month after the children of…

Hurtful Heroes

Views: 74[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–1 page.]             When people adopt the wrong heroes, they make a fatal mistake. We invariably become like the God we worship, and heroes can become our gods before we realize it. A…

A Mighty Blow for Discipline

Views: 70[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             I confess to being a football addict. I like to watch it, whether pee-wees or professionals are playing. New Year’s Day is always eagerly awaited by this scribe, because…

Our “Objective” News Media

Views: 76[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             There is no doubt about it. The news media, for the most part, are biased and prejudiced. Neither is there any doubt about the direction of their bias. Whether…

Studies in Evolution — No. 13

Views: 82[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.]             Much more could be said on this subject, but with this article, the series will be brought to a close. Perhaps it is appropriate to conclude with some summary statements….

Studies in Evolution — No. 1

Views: 81[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.]             The world has shifted drastically in its frame of reference since the beginning of the 20th century. This has been especially noticeable in the Western World (Western Europe and the…

Have We Surrendered All Modesty?

Views: 78[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             I fear that many parents of youngsters in their teen years have failed to teach them any sense of modesty. Perhaps this is so because many of us didn’t learn…

“Narrow” Truth

Views: 76[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             Our age is dominated by broadmindedness and super-tolerance. Things that were done in the dark corners a few decades ago are now openly done because of this “anything goes”…