Do You Desire to Have a Home in Heaven?

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]  Naturally those who have no religion apparently do not. Those who are practicing a religion and do not do so for material gains do have this desire. If you have…

The Spirit of Judas

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Six days before the last Passover our Lord would keep, he was anointed with costly ointment by Mary in Bethany (John 12:1–8). The context gives the record of how Judas…

Not Everybody’s Doing It!

Hits: 5[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…

Bold As A Lion

Hits: 11 Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]  Solomon wrote, “The righteous are bold as a lion” (Pr. 28:1). The lion is called “king of beasts” because he fears nothing. One of the qualities that was responsible for…

Are You Predictable?

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             Have you ever known someone who was unpredictable?  You never know what they will say, where they will go, what they will do. You would not dare depend on…

Addressing Some Problem Passages in Romans

Hits: 61[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The letter of Paul to the saints in Rome is generally acknowledged not only to be among the most profound documents in the Bible, but also in all of literature as…

When the Heart Is Missing

Hits: 30[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] When we study the sad history of the cyclical apostasies of the descendants of Jacob, it is difficult not to be harshly critical of their folly. God never did before or…

What Is the Work of the Church?

Hits: 39[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Several years ago, a family visited the Lord’s day morning assembly where I preached. In conversation with them afterward they asked some questions: “What sort of program do you have…

Jesus—Some “Why Nots” of His Coming

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Jesus Himself tells us clearly why He initially came down from Heaven: “For the Son of man came to seek and to save that which was lost” (Luke 19:10). At various…

God’s Responses to our Prayers

Hits: 35[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Perhaps there is no promise more clearly or consistently stated in Scripture than that God is attentive to the supplications of His faithful children: “The eyes of Jehovah are toward…