Excursus on the Power of Darkness in Colossians

Hits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction One of the most striking inspired descriptions of man’s redemption is found in Colossians 1:12–14: Giving thanks unto the Father, who made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of…

Lessons from Micaiah, the Unheralded Prophet

Hits: 18[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Just as there are several men named “James” in the New Testament, there are several Old Testament characters named “Micaiah.” Although at least eight persons (including one woman) have this name,…

Do We Realize What We Have?—Andy McClish

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] One of the greatest advantages that a person can be given in life is to be trained from birth as a child of God. Surely those of us who have…

A Preacher’s Article and a Preacher’s Response

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Prefatory Note:  The following article by the late Tim Smith, a faithful Gospel preacher appeared in a 2006 issue of Contending for the Faith,  to which Dub McClish responded.  “Endeavoring to…

Jesus Describes the Christian Life

Hits: 31[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Jesus is the great pattern for every man’s life, according to scripture: “And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his…

Israel’s Doom Declared—Isaiah 9:8–10:34—Andy McClish

Hits: 23[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page. Introduction It is not unreasonable to characterize the book of Isaiah as one of the most significant prophetic works in the Word of God. Its Messianic thrust and its prominence within God’s…

The Tragedy of One Lost Soul

Hits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] One of the striking things about Jesus’ teachings is the way He gets to the heart of every issue in a few simple words. There is no better illustration than the…

The Reality of Sin

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The very appearance of Christ on earth was predicated on the reality of sin in all men, its destructive consequences, and man’s helplessness to overcome it without a Savior. This…

How We May Triumph

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] God’s Word clearly teaches that each one of us can triumph over Satan and his snares. However, even those who understand and believe this sometimes err greatly in their conception of…

Strength for The Fight

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Just as God’s people in the Old Testament had their physical armies to wage war against the enemies of God, so His New Testament people are figuratively depicted as soldiers…