Corinth, the Carnal Church

Hits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] In the 1st century, Corinth was a cosmopolitan city of Greeks, Romans and Jews, numbering about 500,000, a large percentage of which were slaves. On the lower appendage of Greece…

A Sudden and Curious Emphasis on Balance   

Hits: 27[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Has anyone else besides me noticed a recent upsurge in the cry for “balance” in preaching and writing? Further, am I the only one who has noticed that this emphasis is…

A Review of “How Does the Holy Spirit Convict Today?”

Hits: 47[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction “That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.” So…

A Gross Misapplication

Hits: 11[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             “If thou shalt confess with thy mouth Jesus as Lord, and shalt believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be…

Grace and Moser—”Misunderstood”?

Hits: 49[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction             On March 3, 2010, I delivered a lecture on the closing night of the Spring, Texas, Contending for the Faith Lectureship. The lectureship was devoted to reviewing books (in one case,…

Losing All Things to Gain Christ—Philippians 3:1–11

Hits: 90[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The reason for this…

Christian Evidences

Hits: 31[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The Study of Christian evidences is the study of matters that give substance to the claims of the Gospel and its principal figure, Jesus Christ. Such evidences are usually divided into…

“Repent” or “Perish”

Hits: 32[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Jesus twice stated, “except ye repent, ye shall…perish” (Luke 13: 3–5). His statement signals the indispensable place of repentance in the scheme of redemption. We will thus do well to understand its…

Perils of the Soul

Hits: 41[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Those who have experienced life-threatening situations understand the meaning of peril. None would be so foolish as to subject himself unnecessarily to such. Few ever consider the fact that spiritual perils are…

Faithfulness and the Sermon on the Mount

Hits: 100[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Christ does not require us to be rich, good-looking, multi-talented, socially prominent, or formally educated. There is one thing he requires of every one of his servants: faithfulness. The faith has…