Jeremiah—God’s Humble, Faithful Prophet

Hits: 30[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction To learn the way God measures preachers and preaching we need to return repeatedly to the faithful prophets as our models. There is no nobler model than Jeremiah in the…

Is Religious Unity Possible? 

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Most men say, “No.” The New Testament says, “Yes.” God’s Word not only teaches the possibility of religious unity among those who have faith in Christ, it teaches the necessity of unity….

Casual Marriage, Casual Divorce

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             Divorce has become a casual, almost regular and normal occurrence. The only way that divorce could have become so casual is that somewhere along the line, marriage has come to…

Christians Regardless

Hits: 105[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] By the time Paul wrote to the Philippians he had learned the lesson of being content to serve Christ faithfully regardless of the hostile circumstances or forces he faced (Phi….

Those Who Are Wise

Hits: 42[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction With good reason Bible scholars classify the books of Job through Song of Solomon as “Wisdom Literature.” This is especially true of the book of Proverbs. The words wise, wisely, and…

When God Talks…

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] In the 1980s a brokerage firm aired a series of TV commercials, using the theme, “When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen.” These ads effectively implied the authority of its sponsor…

The Destructive Consequences of Pentecostalism

Hits: 50[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction             A new surge of belief in modern-day miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit began in the 1960s.[1] It has been labeled “Neo-Pentecostalism.” The “old” Pentecostalism[2] was generally given little respect…

God’s Commission to Jeremiah—Jeremiah 1:4–10

Hits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Few Old Testament characters equal and none surpass the prophet Jeremiah’s devotion to Jehovah God (McClish, 41–60). His refusal to compromise the message God commissioned him to preach to Jerusalem’s stiff-necked…

A Study of Matthew, the Man 

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction It is ironic that Matthew is one of the most familiar names of all of the personalities of the New Testament, yet there is only a smattering of biographical information about…

The Consequences of Pentecostalism

Hits: 32[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page. Introduction “Even though I don’t believe in ‘speaking in tongues’ or in other claimed miraculous gifts identified with Pentecostalism, I don’t see what it hurts if someone does, as long as…