The Energy Crisis

Views: 68[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]          Without a doubt, the Energy Crisis is the foremost topic of conversation nowadays. Personally, I’ve felt that the church has had an “energy crisis” on Sunday morning at Bible Class…

The Church—No. 4 (Its Organization)

Views: 95[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             When one looks closely at the New Testament, a pattern of organization for the church emerges. It is clearly stated that Christ is the “head of the church” (Eph. 1:22)….

Barnabas, a Good Man

Views: 91[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The adjective good is applied to men very sparingly in the New Testament. In fact, it is used only in reference to Joseph of Arimathea and Barnabas and by the…

Equal Responsibility

Views: 78[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] An esteemed brother, Hollis Miller, of Murray Kentucky, once wrote the following in the College Street Bulletin: When one denies the faith, after all Biblical efforts of brotherly love to…

A Time To Be Hardheaded

Views: 102[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The call and commission of Ezekiel to be the prophet of God among the exiled Jews in Babylon is interesting. God said to the prophet: Behold, I have made thy…

Preaching First Principles is Still Important

Views: 65[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction The implication of the title of this article is that some no longer believe “first principles” need to or even should be preached. Evidence that this is so abounds in our…

Coping With the Plague of Biblical Ignorance

Views: 67[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten…

Public School and Bible School

Views: 65[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] It is such a widely acknowledged truism that strong churches do not exist without a strong Bible school that we need not even bother to document it. Generally, the stronger…

“Is It Worth the Trouble?”

Views: 86[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The question of our title is one of dismay, discouragement, frustration and perhaps other negative emotions. It is usually provoked by some unsuccessful, unrewarding, and unpleasant experience. It is the…

Higher Secular Education— What Should You Expect Your Child to be Taught?

Views: 711[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The general election of November 2008 was historic: The first black president of the United States was elected. However, his convictions far outweigh his race in making this election historically significant….