Why Will Few be Saved?

Visits: 29[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Jesus plainly teaches that most people will be eternally lost, separated from Him forever, while few will be saved (Mat. 7:13–14). From both observation and Scripture some reasons few will…

What About the Old Testament?—No. 6

Visits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             If people who have lived since the crucifixion of Christ are no longer under the Law of Moses (Cor. 2:14; Heb. 9:15–17, etc.), what profit is there in its continued…

What About the Old Testament?—No. 1

Visits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Do we live under obligation to obey only the Old Testament, only the New Testament, or both? If we fail to understand the correct answer to this question, we will…

Respect for Bible Terms—No. 1

Visits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The Bible claims inspiration for itself in both the Old and New Testaments. One does not read far in the New Testament without being struck by the reverence of its…

Notes on the Pentateuch—No. 1 (The Book of Genesis)

Visits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Genesis means “beginning.” It reveals the beginning of everything except God. Unless one understands and believes the message of Genesis, his understanding of and belief in the rest of the…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 3

Visits: 26[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             The hearer has no less responsibility than the preacher. Those who listen to a message concerning their souls must very carefully weigh it against what the Bible says. If it…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 2

Visits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Those who listen to preachers have the responsibility to listen carefully: “Beloved, believe not every spirit but prove the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets are…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 1

Visits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Preachers have a heavy responsibility, but so do listeners. Jesus warned, “Take heed what ye hear” (Mark 14:24). Not only the blind leaders “fall into the ditch,” but the blind…

What About the Bible?

Visits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] Poets and orators are sometimes said to be “inspired” when they produce a masterpiece. A sermon may have been “inspiring” to those who heard. But the inspiration claimed for the Bible…

The Unique Book

Visits: 29[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             Unique means one of a kind, having no like or equal, incomparable. These terms accurately describe the Bible. Consider some of the characteristics that make it unique: It alone…