Why Will Few be Saved?

Visits: 29[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Jesus plainly teaches that most people will be eternally lost, separated from Him forever, while few will be saved (Mat. 7:13–14). From both observation and Scripture some reasons few will…

A Mighty Blow for Discipline

Visits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             I confess to being a football addict. I like to watch it, whether pee-wees or professionals are playing. New Year’s Day is always eagerly awaited by this scribe, because…

A Time To Be Hardheaded

Visits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The call and commission of Ezekiel to be the prophet of God among the exiled Jews in Babylon is interesting. God said to the prophet: Behold, I have made thy…

Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Visits: 27[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…

A Review of Some Sermons and Bible Classes

Visits: 34[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Some time ago a friend and brother in Christ sent me the recordings of a Gospel meeting series he had recently attended, asking me to comment on their content. Since…

The Appropriateness of Warnings

Visits: 38[Note: This MS is available in a larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] When compared with his letters to the Corinthians, the Galatians, or to Timothy and Titus, Paul’s letter to the Philippians is couched in very mild terms. The Philippian Church was…

Should Parents Be Concerned with Selfish Traits in Their Children?

Visits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction The traits of rudeness, disobedience and uncooperativeness are all problems of attitude, whether in children or adults. They all relate to one basic attitude problem—selfishness. Such traits are both anti-social…

“Past Due” Notices

Visits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Once, while thumbing through an office supply catalog, I found a section of “collection stickers.” These are brief notices printed on colorful gummed messages and intended to “encourage” people who…

Did We Understand Mr. Money?

Visits: 31[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Dr. Royce Money, President of Abilene Christian University, delivered a speech at the annual ACU Lectureship, February 21,1993. Numerous reviews of and responses to it have since appeared. Reportedly, all of…

Symptoms and Causes

Visits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] It is universally accepted that in the practice of medicine it is both wiser and more effective to treat the cause of a disease rather than merely treating the symptoms….