A Most Excellent Way

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Many miraculous powers were distributed among brethren in the first century. However, Paul teaches that there is a power or trait superior to all of these spectacular gifts. It is…

The Road to Repentance

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In Romans 2:4 Paul declares that God leads men to repent by the goodness He expresses to us. The goodness of God refers to His favors and expressions of love….

Christ Is the Fruit of My Life—Gal. 5:22–23

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,meekness, self-control; against such there is no law. (Gal. 5:22-23) The “fruit of the Spirit” is produced…

The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree—Luke 13:6–9

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction And he spake this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit thereon, and found none. And he said unto the…

On the Intolerance of Tolerance

Hits: 7[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] It is possible to become so extreme in the practice of a virtue that it becomes a vice. It is good to pray, but if one spent every moment in…

“Mainline” or “Sidetrack”?

Hits: 7[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] In a syndicated newspaper column a few years ago, William Murchison laid bare the insipidity of the liberalism of certain “mainline” Protestant denominations. He based his column on a poll…