”Ye Shall Die in Your Sins”—John 8:24

Hits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In John 8:24 Jesus said, “I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for except ye believe that I am he, ye shall die in your…

Bold As A Lion

Hits: 11 Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]  Solomon wrote, “The righteous are bold as a lion” (Pr. 28:1). The lion is called “king of beasts” because he fears nothing. One of the qualities that was responsible for…

“Your Adversary, the Devil”

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] An adversary us an avowed, obvious enemy. He (or she) makes things adverse as often as he can.  He opposes, contradicts, discourages, thwarts, and belittles everything that doesn’t please him. …

A Profile of Paul

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] In Acts 20 we read the record of Paul’s journey to Jerusalem, concluding his third evangelistic tour among the Gentiles. While stopped at Miletus he visited with the elders from nearby…

“Woe Is unto Me if I Preach Not the Gospel”—1 Cor. 9:16–17

Hits: 13[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The term woe is found numerous times in both Testaments. It is a favorite expression of the prophets to announce God’s judgment upon nations, cities, or individuals. Our Lord frequently used…

“Take Heed to the Ministry….”

Hits: 89Introduction Paul wrote the exhortation contained in the title above to Archippus, a member of the Colossian Congregation. Ministry is from a cognate of the Greek word from which translators gave us deacon. It simply means a servant or minister, which term the New…