For Faithful Christians

Visits: 28[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Too much of our writing, preaching, and visiting is directed to the weak and unfaithful.  We want to reverse that order. This brief article is not addressed to you who…

What About the Old Testament?—No. 1

Visits: 17[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…

The Ideal Home—No. 4

Visits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The fact that so many homes are being dissolved in divorce is proof that many homes are far less than ideal. Since the most basic requirements of a home are…

The Great Commission

Visits: 30[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             When Jesus told His apostles to preach the Gospel to all creation so that all men might have opportunity to be saved, He gave them what is commonly called, “The…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 3

Visits: 34[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: 28[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…

A Mighty Blow for Discipline

Visits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             I confess to being a football addict. I like to watch it, whether pee-wees or professionals are playing. New Year’s Day is always eagerly awaited by this scribe, because…

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

Visits: 32[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?

Visits: 30 [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…

“Small Portion” Thinking

Visits: 32[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             It is not uncommon to hear the following (or similar) words uttered in the prayer before the contribution on the Lord’s day: “Father, bless us as we give this…