Rebellion Against Authority

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             The challenges of recent decades to authority in home, school, marketplace, and military were bound to have their parallels in religion. The very foundation of pontifical authority in Roman Catholicism…

What Shall I Do Unto Jesus?

Hits: 14 [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] There is no more dramatic scene in all of history than the trial of Jesus in the court of Pontius Pilate. On one hand was a heathen governor who had…

Women in the Church

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] I have long observed that major movements in the world will sooner or later have their effect upon religion. Numerous examples exist: As the divorce rate in society has risen, we…

Self-Assertiveness

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             The world seems to have gone mad over self-assertiveness. A few generations ago, the cry was “know thyself.” Then it became, “assert thyself.” It appears that this is one of…

Did Jesus Have Long Hair?

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             It is a common misconception that Jesus wore shoulder-length hair. Many have used this myth to justify long hair on males today. What does history reveal about this matter? In…

Thank God for the Seven Thousand

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.]         While it is necessary on occasion to highlight the extreme departures some who were once among us have made, there is room for some optimism. One of the…

Instrumental Cravings

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The controversy over mechanical instruments of music in Christian worship began when they were first introduced ten centuries too late to be employed with Divine approval in the church of…

Jesus Describes the Christian Life

Hits: 31[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Jesus is the great pattern for every man’s life, according to scripture: “And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his…

Joshua—Who Did as the Lord Bade Him

Hits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Joshua was one of the outstanding characters in all of history. The key to his greatness is found in Joshua 11:9: “And Joshua did unto them as Jehovah bade him: he…