Some “What Ifs” to Consider

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] What if the church where you worship met every day of the week instead of only two days a week? What if the sermon lasted four or five hours on…

The Great Final Victory

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Just as our individual struggles and triumphs over evil will not be accomplished by carnal forces or conflicts, neither will the overwhelming victory of Christ. Jesus said, “My kingdom is…

Assurances of The Triumph

Hits: 3[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Christ’s utter destruction of the last great weapon of the devil (death itself) by the resurrection of all of the dead will signal the fact that all lesser evil, harmful, and…

What if I Am Lost?

Hits: 29[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             It should be a sobering and solemn thought to all that the physical life of everyone ends in an open grave. While physical life will cease for all, each…

When God Talks…

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] In the 1980s a brokerage firm aired a series of TV commercials, using the theme, “When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen.” These ads effectively implied the authority of its sponsor…

“Not Forsaking the Assembly…”

Hits: 51[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Brethren have some very unusual ideas about attending the assemblies of the saints. Many years ago, a member of the church where I preached at the time told me if I…

Why the Plan of Salvation Was Necessary

Hits: 34[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The Bible is a book about sin and a Savior. Paul announced wonderful news in this regard: There is therefore now no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus….

Dealing with Grief—Lavonne James McClish

Hits: 24[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Since I lost both my parents several years ago within five months of each other, I feel I have learned better how to sympathize than I could before with others…

Death, Be Not Proud—Lavonne McClish

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] In 1949, John Gunther wrote a very emotional novel entitled Death, Be Not Proud chronicling the illness (a brain tumor) and death of his young son. I like to hope that death will…