Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage

Hits: 18[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Every other couple that says, “I do,” is later saying, “I don’t.” The ratio is three out of five marriages ending in divorce in California. Divorce laws in America have been…

The Objective Gospel Versus Subjectivism

Hits: 10[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…

The Value of Woman and How God Has Used Her in the Past

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction From the beginning of humanity God has placed a great value upon woman. He made her originally to be the “help meet [suitable, fitting]” for man (Gen. 2:18–25). Her appearance was…

One More Vicious Attack On “Conservatives”

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction The extreme to which some liberals in the church are willing to go in an attempt to discredit those who reject their agenda was demonstrated at the 1991 annual lectureship at…

“Nobody Ever Visits Me”

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Occasionally some member of the church remarks, “Nobody ever visits me!” It is almost always a complaint, sometimes uttered in bitterness. I have heard people say it almost as if they…

Living the Life of Dogs (Warnings About Dogs)—Philippians 3:1-2

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The reason for this…

How Does the Holy Spirit Lead?

Hits: 131 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] One is not a child of God, a Christian, unless he is led by the Spirit: “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are the…

Love Is Not

Hits: 35[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Introduction Several rich and beautiful Biblical words have been “wordnapped,” redefined, misused, and abused. Among them are grace, faith, miracle, elect, and predestined. Love is another of these words. I…

Will God Change His Mind?

Hits: 41[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] God has “changed His mind” on occasion (e.g., Exo. 32:7–14; Num. 14:11–20). If God never “changes His mind” about anything Deism is justified, and many of our prayers are vain. Often…

What Are We Teaching Our Children?—Andy McClish

Hits: 31[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] All conscientious Christian parents have a keen sense of their responsibility concerning the spiritual training of their children. Bible classes in conjunction with the regular assembly periods of the church are…