“Come Forth, My People”—No. 7

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] We encourage the reader to read the previous articles on this topic, in which we postulated that thousands of good, earnest Christians who want to be faithful to Christ now find…

“I’m Not Very Compatible with the Church”

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A couple of years ago I was visiting with a young man who had attended worship and Bible classes frequently where I preached. He had moved away for a while…

A Disturbing Trend

Hits: 26[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Am I just imagining things, or is there a trend among members of the Body of Christ to treat all of the church’s worship assemblies as optional anymore? If there is,…

“Nobody Ever Visits Me”

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Occasionally some member of the church remarks, “Nobody ever visits me!” It is almost always a complaint, sometimes uttered in bitterness. I have heard people say it almost as if they…

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…