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

Hits: 17[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, their watchword is, “You cannot legislate morals.” This has been true of the protagonists for unlimited abortion,…

Biblical Faith—No. 3

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The Gospel is often called “the faith” in an objective sense. When so used, the faith refers to that whole body of doctrine in which men must invest their faith. Note…

Commentary on and Review of K.C. Moser’s The Way of Salvation and The Gist of Romans

Hits: 83[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page. Introduction This chapter reviews two books, rather than one book, both by the late K.C. Moser: The Way of Salvation and The Gist of Romans). The rationale for this dual review is…

Spiritual Freedom

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Introduction Surely, one of the most appealing themes of the New Testament is freedom or liberty in Christ. Sadly, many have mistaken liberty for license, freedom for lack of law…

Reflections on the “Restoration Summit”

Hits: 27 [Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Manuscripts page.]   On August 7-9, 1984, a meeting billed as a “Restoration Summit” was conducted at Joplin, Missouri. The “Summit” was first conceived and suggested by brother Alan Cloyd of Nashville, Tennessee, in…

What Is “Legalism”?

Hits: 26 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] Is obedience to Christ optional or unnecessary? Are belief in and “love” of Christ the only things required of sinners to be saved? Many would have it so and…

God’s Grace—What It Does Not Do

Hits: 27[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             Grace in the Bible refers to God’s favor men do not deserve and cannot merit. Few subjects are more widely misunderstood—or perverted. It is imperative that men understand this…

Hagar: The Bondwoman Who Was Cast Out—Lavonne J. McClish

Hits: 123[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction And the child grew and was weaned: and Abraham made a great feast the same day that Isaac was weaned. And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she…

Legalism, Law, and Love

Hits: 21[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Is obedience to Christ optional or unnecessary? Are belief in and love of Christ the only things required of sinners to be saved? Some (the we-are-not-under-law-but-under-grace crowd) would have it…