On Seeds and Harvests

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug and drink addiction, and blatant secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful USA. These behavior patterns extend from the powerless poor…

Our Nation’s Greatest Drug Menace?

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Much publicity has been given to the illicit traffic in drugs that plagues America. LSD, heroin, marijuana, “uppers” and “downers” are now familiar to all where once they were known…

Kids, Avoid the Plague

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Yesterday I wrote a note to a dear friend whose seventeen-year-old son was arrested last week. He was booked for possession and sale of marijuana. He is out on $5,000…

Symptoms and Causes

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] It is universally accepted that in the practice of medicine it is both wiser and more effective to treat the cause of a disease rather than merely the symptoms. The…

That’s What You Get

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]         Do you ever look at your friends and neighbors and wonder how they have nicer clothes, a bigger car, a finer house, take an expensive vacation every year and…

Not Everybody’s Doing It!

Hits: 3[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]        Does it sometimes seem that everyone drinks and cheats on his or her spouse, has no real scruples about honesty, and curses like a peg-legged pirate? To non-smokers, it…

Self-Opposers

Hits: 31[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             In his second letter to Timothy, the apostle Paul urged his spiritual protégé to meekly correct “them that oppose themselves” (2:25). This statement is a striking one, and…

The “No-Fault” Mentality

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The past few years have seen the burgeoning of a philosophy that threatens to utterly demote mankind to the level of brute beasts. For lack of a better term, I…

The “Gospel” of “Magic”

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] In the 1980s, “Magic” Johnson obtained great fame and wealth by his basketball exploits with the Los Angeles Lakers. He has been named one of the fifty greatest basketball players…

Sin—The Great Deceiver

Hits: 9[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The writer of Hebrews warned: “Take heed…lest any one of you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin” (3:12–13). Deceit is the act of giving a false impression, by appearance,…