Lessons from Micaiah, the Unheralded Prophet

Hits: 13[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,…

Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction1 Perhaps the best way to get this subject before us is to examine the seven promises— the creed—to which those who are members of Promise Keepers must commit themselves: A Promise…

What is a Saint?

Hits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] A “saint” to most people implies someone who has attained moral excellence, if not perfection. In the Roman Catholic frame of reference, a “Saint” is someone who lived long ago and…

Three Ds of Fruitful Service

Hits: 18[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Glib formulas and catch phrases can sometimes oversimplify matters. On the other hand, there is much to be said for reducing a matter to simple, understandable principles. Often a matter…

God Blesses the “I Canners”

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Think about the great servants of God through the Bible—people who really made their lives count. Every one of them was an “I canner”. The Lord said, “Who will go, whom…

The Church and the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic

Hits: 38[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] As some have probably learned from visiting various church Websites, our brethren are responding in different ways to the current COVID–19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. Some have canceled Wednesday night meetings while continuing…

What is Appropriate in Preaching?

Hits: 71[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction To the Corinthians Paul wrote: “For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of; for necessity is laid upon me; for woe is unto me, if I preach…

Moses, the Great Man of God

Hits: 77[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction If one is somehow yet unconvinced of the greatness of Moses, perhaps the following three incidents will give him pause: At Hazeroth in the Wilderness (Num. 11:35), Aaron and Miriam rebelled…

Micaiah —Lessons from a Little–Known Prophet

Hits: 38[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction We call the twelve authors of the short prophetic books “minor prophets.” In actuality there are no minor prophets among those who have been faithful to God. Not all of…