Have We Surrendered All Modesty?

Visits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             I fear that many parents of youngsters in their teen years have failed to teach them any sense of modesty. Perhaps this is so because many of us didn’t learn…

A Look at the “You-Can’t-Legislate-Morals” Myth

Visits: 28[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Every time someone wishes to perpetrate or justify some kind of societal moral evil, his or her watchword is, “You cannot legislate morals.” This has been true of the protagonists for…

Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Visits: 27[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction1 Perhaps the best way to get this subject before us is to examine the seven promises— the creed—to which those who are members of Promise Keepers must commit themselves: A Promise…

The Ultimate Perversion

Visits: 2[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] A new movie will be thrown on the theater screens September 23 [1988] from Universal Studios in Hollywood. Unscrupulous, money-hungry, amoral movie producers have produced some awful things in the…

The Church and Its Widows—1 Timothy 5:3-16

Visits: 26[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] This passage has long been problematical. Perhaps the biggest problem revolves around what seems to be an arbitrary age limit governing widows who can be “enrolled” (vs. 9), and, as…

Modesty

Visits: 26[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Modest can apply to one’s salary, house, or any number of things in the sense of that which is moderate, appropriate, humble, or unostentatious. However, there is another important implication…