Lessons from Micaiah, the Unheralded Prophet

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Just as there are several men named “James” in the New Testament, there are several Old Testament characters named “Micaiah.” Although at least eight persons (including one woman) have this name,…

On Seeds and Harvests

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug and drink addiction, and blatant secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful USA. These behavior patterns extend from the powerless poor…

On Bidding God Speed—No. 2

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]           The apostle John clearly warned about complicity with false teachers: “For he that biddeth him God speed is apartaker of his evil deeds” (2 John 9). This includes offering support,…

The Church and Moral Problems—Immodest Apparel and Worldliness

Hits: 24[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The church and the world are to be kept distinct, because they are distinct. There are so many places in the Word of God that emphasize this. In Colossians 1:13 Paul…

Public School and Bible School

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] It is such a widely acknowledged truism that strong churches do not exist without a strong Bible school that we need not even bother to document it. Generally, the stronger…

Sowing and Reaping

Hits: 1[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug and drink addiction and uncaring secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful America. They extend from the powerless and poor…

“Come Forth, My People”—No.  13

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] “This church has many problems in doctrine and practice, but so did the Corinthian church and Paul still called it a ‘church of God.’” Liberals have so often made this justification…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 6

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] The clear warning of the Lord to His people in figurative “Babylon” of the first century applies to the Lord’s people in any age who are part of corrupt or apostate institutions,…

“I’m Not Very Compatible with the Church”

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A couple of years ago I was visiting with a young man who had attended worship and Bible classes frequently where I preached. He had moved away for a while…