A Critical Review of “Illusions of Innocence”

Hits: 61[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The following quotations tell the reader all he needs to know about the theological agenda of the book under review: To confine themselves to Bible words without explanation would be…

A Response to Fellowship Compromises in the Church of Christ1

Hits: 221[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Satan and all of his minions outside the church have always opposed it. He did his best to prevent the Lord from establishing the church in the first place. Although he…

“Prophesy Ye Not…”—Micah 1:6

Hits: 72[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The first verse of Micah’s book is ripe with several important details. The name Micah means “Who is like Jehovah?” and is an abbreviated form of Michaiah, the name of…

“Oh, For an Honest False Teacher”

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Under the title above Rubel Shelly wrote a stirring article a few decades ago. In it he ably exposed and decried the hypocrisy and deception of liberals as they made…

Is the Apple Likely to Fall Far From the Tree? — Andy McClish

Hits: 31[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Responsible parents are naturally concerned about how their children are measuring up in the competitive environment of school. They will make sure that their children view school as a high…

The Christian and Persecution

Hits: 38[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Life is a testing ground, a time of probation. The tests, trials, temptations, and challenges come in many forms and from many sources. Some are easily recognized because they are so…

Exposition of Jeremiah 1:4–10

Hits: 37[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The time was about 1500 B.C. The chilling words of warning from Jehovah to Israel through Moses were these: But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto…

Morals in an Immoral Age

Hits: 48[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction It is no secret to those of us who have lived a few decades that our nation has suffered a catastrophic decline in moral principle and behavior over this span. Those…

“Liberalism” and “Anti-ism”—Two Erroneous Extremes

Hits: 155[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction History reveals that men are susceptible to extremes in almost every arena of thought and behavior. This is no more clearly demonstrable than in the field of religion. A classic illustration…

Faithfulness and the Sermon on the Mount

Hits: 100[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Christ does not require us to be rich, good-looking, multi-talented, socially prominent, or formally educated. There is one thing he requires of every one of his servants: faithfulness. The faith has…