Practical Points on Prayer

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             The Lord wants us to be a people of prayer (Luke 19:46), but too often we are like the apostles in Gethsemane, sleeping when we should be praying (Mark 14:37–38)….

Barnabas, a Good Man

Hits: 1[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             The adjective good is applied to men very sparingly in the New Testament. In fact, it is used only in reference to Joseph of Arimathea and Barnabas and by…

New Testament Conversions (No. 11)—Summary of Conversions

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             We have surveyed the subject of “New Testament Conversions” in ten previous articles in this series of brief articles in The Scripture Cache. This survey covered nine distinct cases of…

New Testament Conversions (No. 6)—The Conversion of Cornelius

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]          Cornelius is introduced to us as a man of rank in the Roman army and resident of the city of Caesarea (Acts 10:1).  He was an unusually spiritual man, described…

Studies in Evolution — No. 13

Hits: 4[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….

What is Baptism? — No. 5

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads 3  page.]             Having surveyed the overwhelming evidence showing the only Scriptural action of baptism to be immersion, we will now seek to discover the Scriptural purpose of baptism. What does baptism…

Some Things You Might Never Know if You Didn’t Count the Contribution

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]              It fell my lot to count the contribution one week back in 1973. It was an eye-opener! First, I got an insight into what some of our families did…

What Shall I Do Unto Jesus?

Hits: 15 [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] There is no more dramatic scene in all of history than the trial of Jesus in the court of Pontius Pilate. On one hand was a heathen governor who…

Body–Building Exercises

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Paul frequently speaks of the church as “the body” in his epistles. His constant concern is that it be healthy, growing, vital.  In his Ephesian letter (4:11–16), Paul describes the…

The Bible Doctrine of Faith

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Faith and belief (in their various cognates) are among the most frequently found words and concepts in the Bible. They are also among the most misunderstood and abused Biblical words. Without…