Why the Church Is So Great—No. 4

Views: 117[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Among all the organizations and institutions that have existed or that continue to exist on earth, the church of Jesus Christ remains paramount. It has Jesus Christ as its founder…

What Is the Gospel?

Views: 77[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             The word Gospel is frequently found in the New Testament (101 occurrences). Its literal meaning is “glad tidings” or “good news.” It refers to the wonderful news that man can…

New Heavens and New Earth

Views: 103[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]      Both Peter and John mention “new heavens and a new earth” in reference to the future, eternal abode of the righteous (2 Pet. 3:13; Rev. 21:1). The Jehovah’s Witness…

“Narrow” Teachings of the New Testament

Views: 93[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Truth, whether historical, scientific, philosophical, mathematical, or religious is always narrow and exclusive. The truth that four is the sum of two plus two is very narrow and excludes all…

Does the Bible Teach that a Saved Person Immediately Goes to Heaven When He or She Dies?

Views: 48[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The question in our title manifestly applies only to persons who are Scriptural “candidates” for Heaven. We could enlarge it thus: Will those who die, having been saved through their faith…

Why One Should Be a Christian

Views: 84[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3 page.] Some people are not Christians because they’re not willing to count the cost and pay the price. Some have too much pride to humbly obey the Word of Christ. Some…

Hell is a Reality!

Views: 90[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Introduction Several years ago, a major radio station in Dallas, Texas, sent a reporter into the streets with the question, “Who’s going to hell?” Ninety-eight percent of the five hundred…

Do You Desire to Have a Home in Heaven?

Views: 74[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]  Naturally those who have no religion apparently do not. Those who are practicing a religion and do not do so for material gains do have this desire. If you have…

The Tragedy of One Lost Soul

Views: 70[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 Older I Get

Views: 69[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Growing older has its disadvantages. Someone has quipped that it’s better than the alternative, even so. Now, I don’t consider myself to be elderly yet, by a long shot. In…