Love Is Not

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Numerous Biblical words have been wordnapped, hijacked, redefined, and misused (e.g., grace, faith, miracle, elect, foreordained). Love is another of these much-abused words. The most frequently occurring Greek word for…

Not Everybody’s Doing It!

Hits: 3[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]        Does it sometimes seem that everyone drinks and cheats on his or her spouse, has no real scruples about honesty, and curses like a peg-legged pirate? To non-smokers, it…

How Does the Holy Spirit Lead?

Hits: 137 [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…

What Love Is Not

Hits: 36[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles 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 only…

Overcoming Temptation

Hits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction In the drama of life, temptation is a real and ever-present factor for the Christian. Perhaps even those persons who have no conscience are sometimes tempted, if only to do something…

Christianity—a Militant Religion

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Various circumstances have combined in recent years to put the term militant in bad company in the minds of many. Radical and lawless left-wing political groups that provoke and engage…

Answering the Perseverance of the Saints Error—Lavonne J. McClish

Hits: 45[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Recently I attempted to help a friend and fellow-Christian who was involved in a discussion with a co-worker concerning the question, “Can a child of God fall from grace?” or “Can…

A Perpetual Pitfall of Preachers

Hits: 44[Note:  This MS is available in a larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction I made my first miserable attempt at preaching a Gospel sermon in July 1954 to a Sunday evening assembly of the old Fourth and Bannock Streets Church in Boise,…

The Conflict is Real

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Many go through life not realizing that a conflict between good and evil, Truth and error, is raging about them. Some do not perceive the conflict, having become convinced that…

The “Gospel” of “Magic”

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] In the 1980s, “Magic” Johnson obtained great fame and wealth by his basketball exploits with the Los Angeles Lakers. He has been named one of the fifty greatest basketball players…