Godliness

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Near the end of Peter’s inspired list of traits that characterize those who are “partakers of the Divine nature”and who have escaped a corrupt world, is “godliness” (2 Pet. 1:6)….

Should Parents Be Concerned with Selfish Traits in Their Children?

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction The traits of rudeness, disobedience and uncooperativeness are all problems of attitude, whether in children or adults. They all relate to one basic attitude problem—selfishness. Such traits are both anti-social…

You and Responsibility

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Recently I came across a statement containing the following thought: “A person who shoulders his responsibilities has little room left for chips.” There is so much truth in the sentence…

Just What the Patient Ordered

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Suppose a patient who had some sort of ailment he could not overcome with home remedies went to the doctor for help. Suppose this patient tells the doctor about his problem,…

A Few Kind Words to PWDABC*

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] In a few exceptional cases, children who have been reared In Christian homes, whose parents very faithfully attended Bible classes and worship, have turned reprobate. Likewise, there are exceptional cases…

A Disturbing Trend

Hits: 24[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Am I just imagining things, or is there a trend among members of the Body of Christ to treat all of the church’s worship assemblies as optional anymore? If there is,…

How to Handle Those Empty Pews

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] I thought I had heard of every possible solution for dealing with the problem of empty pews. A recent issue of Your Church magazine carried an article titled, “Coping with…

The Bible and Work

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] It is interesting to observe differences between older and younger generations of people. One of the most striking differences has to do with moral values of the respective generations. Another difference…

Blessings That Are Burdens

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] I once heard a corny story about a bunch of crows that gorged themselves in a California prune grove. When they had finished, they jumped up on an old plow handle…