“Please, Turn Up the Heat”

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] I have noticed that some people do not like to sit in the center section of pews during worship because they feel the cold air blowing directly on them. Some…

“Come Forth, My People”—No. 8

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Good people who are in bad churches need to hear the Lord’s warning in Revelation 18:4: “Come forth, my people, out of her, that ye have no fellowship with her sins,…

The Church Is Not Friendly

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] It is a sad experience to be in a crowd and not feel welcome. Those of us who visit congregations in other places have sometimes found ourselves wondering if they…

Seeking Peace Too Soon

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] There are some perverted folk who enjoy strife and controversy. Some actually revel in a good fight or even in warfare. I am sure that most folk prefer peaceful relations…

That’s What You Get

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]         Do you ever look at your friends and neighbors and wonder how they have nicer clothes, a bigger car, a finer house, take an expensive vacation every year and…

The Pattern for Our Life

Hits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.]         Luke tells us more about the first 30 years of Jesus’ earthly life than the other three who wrote about His life. Even with what Luke tells us we still…

Sources of Temptations

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In the drama of living the Christian life, temptation is an ever-present factor for those who serve the Lord. He suffered it (Mat. 4:1–11) and recognized the reality of it in…

Signs of Spiritual Decline

Hits: 4[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] A deadly disease attacked our beautiful native live oak trees a number of years ago called “live oak decline.” It was identifiable by branches that gradually lost their leaves and…

It’s That Time Again

Hits: 48[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]         The end of the school year always brings with it the school prom, reviving the question of whether dancing is appropriate behaviorfor a Christian. Whether the older “cheek-to-cheek” style…