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,…

A Review of Some Sermons and Bible Classes

Hits: 24[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…

“A Different Kind Of ‘Christian Evidences'”

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] “If you were accused of being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?”         Many Christians have probably heard or seen this question before, but just how…

A Disturbing Trend

Hits: 24[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Am I just imagining things, or is there a trend among members of the Body of Christ to treat all of the church’s worship assemblies as optional anymore? If there is,…

“Return” Occurrences 

Hits: 16 [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The New Testament not only frequently and plainly tells us that Jesus Christ will return, but it also tells us what things will occur when He comes. Great sounds and…

Editorial Responsibility

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Editors and publishers of religious material have a weighty responsibility. I have in mind editors of church bulletins, periodicals, and books and publishing houses. Some brethren in the publishing business apparently…

Why Get Married?

Hits: 12 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2   page.] The “Sexual Revolution” of the 1960’s and 1970’s raised questions about the value or even the need for marriage. The continued increase of the divorce rate coming ever nearer…

A Weighty Principle

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Paul urges, “But I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple unto that which is evil” (Rom. 16:19b). There is a weighty principle of truth in…

Lessons from an Earthquake

Hits: 54[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] I had just retired for the night when I got the first report of the great Alaskan earthquake. It was Saturday, March 24, 1964, and my wife and I only a…

The Barren Fig Tree Cursed and Withered—Mark 11:12-25

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Introduction When Jesus cursed the fig tree on the way to Jerusalem from Bethany it appears that his principal intent was to demonstrate God’s   judgment upon fruitlessness and hypocrisy, especially…