Joshua—Who Did as the Lord Bade Him

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Joshua was one of the outstanding characters in all of history. The key to his greatness is found in Joshua 11:9: “And Joshua did unto them as Jehovah bade him: he…

“Dumbing Down” the Message

Hits: 23[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Paul stated a wonderfully simple and obvious analogy in 1 Corinthians 13:11: When I was a child, I spake as a child, I felt as a child, I thought as a…

Respect for Authority

Hits: 72[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] In every system there is a basic, core principle that largely determines the nature and operation of the whole. In the business world, the guiding principle is to turn a profit….

When a House Becomes a Home

Hits: 53[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The words house and home are often used interchangeably. A $350,000 house may be called a “beautiful home” when it is full of hatred, strife, and unhappiness. It is only a…

Notes on Musical Instruments in Worship

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The most often asked question about our belief and practice concerns this issue. This subject relates to our acceptable worship of God. Some in the church now discount the importance…

Follow the Pattern

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Are those who attempt to serve Christ bound to any sort of pattern in their service? The overwhelming answer of millions of sincere people is “NO.” Most of those who profess…

Religious Authority

Hits: 50[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The challenges of recent years to authority in home, school, marketplace and military were bound to have their parallels in religion. The very foundations of pontifical authority in Roman Catholicism…