“Dumbing Down” the Message

Hits: 24[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…

Back to the Bible

Hits: 31[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             The Bible has been translated into 1,250 languages and dialects, making it available to about 95% of the world’s population. It is the best-distributed book in the world with…

The Ethic of Honesty

Hits: 29[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.          Introduction Willard Sperry tells an interesting story in the book, We Prophesy in Part, of a 19th century preacher of some repute.1 He preached the same sermon in three different New York…

Would Peter Come to Your House?

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] Acts 12 gives us the record of Herod’s cruel murder of James and imprisonment of Peter because it pleased the Jews. But the Lord had other plans for Peter and…

America’s Incontestable Bible Roots

Hits: 11 [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Dark and malevolent elements in our nation have led a powerful crusade in recent decades to obliterate any connection between the founding of our nation and the Bible. That the men…

Editorial Responsibility

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Editors and publishers of religious material have a weighty responsibility. I have in mind editors of church bulletins, periodicals, and books and publishing houses. Some brethren in the publishing business apparently…

Sin: No Laughing Matter

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Our world thinks sin is hilarious. The formerly suggestive lines and scenes in movies and TV have given way to the explicit. The dirty joke and four-letter vocabulary are sources…

Building up the Church Through the Home—Ephesians 5:22–6:4

Hits: 53[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Wives, be in subjection unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church,…

A Perpetual Pitfall of Preachers

Hits: 45[Note:  This MS is available in a larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction I made my first miserable attempt at preaching a Gospel sermon in July 1954 to a Sunday evening assembly of the old Fourth and Bannock Streets Church in Boise,…