Do We Realize What We Have?—Andy McClish

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] One of the greatest advantages that a person can be given in life is to be trained from birth as a child of God. Surely those of us who have…

I’m a Hard-Shelled Fundamentalist

Hits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A recent newspaper carried a column by Dick Kleiner, a Hollywood reporter, announcing the upcoming release of a new film entitled, The Rebel Jesus. It purports to be the story…

“Who Do Men say that the Son of Man Is?”

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.]             Jesus once asked the apostles the question of our title (Mat. 16:13). They replied with the opinions they had heard expressed among the people. Likewise, in our time, if Jesus…

A Sabbath Controversy—John 5:1-47

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Introduction Among the numerous lessons in this lengthy story concerning our Lord, I wish to emphasize the perfect balance between His compassionate love for men and His uncompromising proclamation and…

No Baptism—No Blood

Hits: 20[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             With few exceptions, religious bodies professing belief in Jesus as the Christ, the only begotten of the Father, treat baptism as inconsequential. Some ignore it as if it…

What If…?

Hits: 166[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             It is growing ever more popular to ridicule the Bible and those who unapologetically accept it as the Word of the only true and living God. The ACLU…

The Church of the Bible—No. 3

Hits: 11[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The church/kingdom Jesus promised to build (Mat. 16:18–19) became a reality in Jerusalem on the first Pentecost day after His resurrection and ascension (Acts 2:22–47). Although we can pinpoint the…

“Not Forsaking the Assembly…”

Hits: 52[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Brethren have some very unusual ideas about attending the assemblies of the saints. Many years ago, a member of the church where I preached at the time told me if I…

The Shelter of Hell

Hits: 20[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Those who faithfully preach and teach the Word must include the subject of Hell. Just as Jesus did (Mat. 10:28), we warn people about Hell and its torments. We tell…

Shall We Surrender the Scriptural Purpose of Baptism?

Hits: 20[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] The subject of the one age-lasting baptism (Eph. 4:5; Mat. 28:19–20) has stirred discussion and controversy for centuries. Men have hotly contested various facets of the subject in countless conversations and…