Jeremiah—God’s Humble, Faithful Prophet

Hits: 27[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

Hits: 8[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

Hits: 5[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

Hits: 7[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. Jesus recognized the reality of it when he mentioned it in his teaching prayer (Mt. 6:13). Temptations are…

It’s That Time Again

Hits: 47[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

Hits: 39[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

Hits: 31[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…

Soldiers of Christ and Their Warfare—Ephesians 6:10–13

Hits: 28[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Ephesians is one of four letters Paul wrote from Rome in about 62 A.D. while he was appealing his case to Caesar. In describing this period of incarceration, Luke reported that…

Overcoming Temptation

Hits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction In the drama of life, temptation is a real and ever-present factor for the Christian. Perhaps even those persons who have no conscience are sometimes tempted, if only to do something…

“The Testing of Our Faith”—James 1

Hits: 9[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, and challenges come in many forms and from many sources. Some are easily recognized because they are so painful….