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…

A New Attack On “Human Reason”

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] When the brethren opposed to congregational cooperation and orphan homes ran out of scriptural positions several years ago, they attacked “human reason.” Tom Warren’s devastating unanswerable syllogisms were ridiculed as “sillygisms,”…

Blessings That Are Burdens

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] I once heard a corny story about a bunch of crows that gorged themselves in a California prune grove. When they had finished, they jumped up on an old plow handle…

What Kind of Light?

Hits: 5[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Paul described the Philippians as “lights in the world” in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation (Phi. 2:15). In Paul’s time I suppose there was only one kind…

For Parents of Teenagers

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A few years ago, I wrote some lines on this subject prefaced by a confession of feeling inadequate since I had no children who were teenagers at that time. I also…

What Are Parents For?

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Someone has remarked that parents are not for raising children, but children are for raising parents. While there is surely an element of truth in the statement that bringing children into…

A Preacher You Would Not Tolerate

Hits: 143 [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] He consistently arrives a few minutes late for worship, disturbing others as he enters. He and his wife sit on the back seat. They sit stoically through the songs…

Are Bible Examples Binding?

Hits: 49[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The question of the title above is actually asking: “Are Bible Examples Binding on Mankind Today?” This question suggests at least the following additional questions: Are all Bible examples binding today?…