Practical Principles of Right Living—No. 1

Views: 215[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction             When we speak of “morals,” “morality,” “mores,” and that which is “moral,” what do we mean? In modern usage, the adjective, moral (e.g., moral behavior, moral values, moral…

Six Reasons Why

Views: 87[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Every Sunday morning, Bible classes for every age are conducted in congregations across the world. Lamentably, many of our people do not take advantage of these classes. Often children are…

God and Good Will Triumph

Views: 84[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The Revelation was given to John to restore hope and strengthen resolve in the beleaguered and harassed saints at the close of the first century.  The message of that grand book…

Jeremiah—God’s Humble, Faithful Prophet

Views: 183[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction To learn the way God measures preachers and preaching we need to return repeatedly to the faithful prophets as our models. There is no nobler model than Jeremiah in the…

Temptation

Views: 78[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.]             The aim of our arch-Adversary from the beginning has been to persuade us to abandon God’s perfect standard of behavior to walk in his unprincipled paths. Temptation describes the tool…

Be Faithful

Views: 72[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page. 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 been…

Sources of Temptations

Views: 78[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In the drama of living the Christian life, temptation is an ever-present factor for those who serve the Lord. He suffered it (Mat. 4:1–11) and recognized the reality of it in…

It’s That Time Again

Views: 79[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]         The end of the school year always brings with it the school prom, reviving the question of whether dancing is appropriate behaviorfor a Christian. Whether the older “cheek-to-cheek” style…

Those Who Are Wise

Views: 78[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction With good reason Bible scholars classify the books of Job through Song of Solomon as “Wisdom Literature.” This is especially true of the book of Proverbs. The words wise, wisely, and…

The First Messianic Prophecy—Genesis 3:1–24

Views: 106[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             No one can successfully deny that all but the briefest beginning of the history of humanity is one long tale of wickedness and woe, suffering and sin. The Bible is a book…