Changed Doctrine Equals a Changed Church

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The church can remain pure only as long as the doctrine it hears remains true. The New Testament contains numerous warnings about false doctrine and its purveyors, the following being typical:…

The Power of Incrementalism

Hits: 0[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Dub McClish The following notice, titled “Euro-English,” made the e-mail rounds some time ago: The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the…

Truth under Assault

Hits: 77[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Pontius Pilate asked our Lord, “What is truth?” (John 18:38). Perhaps we will never know whether Pilate was sincere or sarcastic. However, there is no excuse for anyone who has…

How Does the Holy Spirit Lead?

Hits: 126 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] One is not a child of God, a Christian, unless he is led by the Spirit: “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are the…

The Gospel of Christ Is Unchanged and Unchanging

Hits: 38[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The cry for change was the main theme of William Jefferson Clinton and a press biased toward him in the last presidential campaign. This cry was what swept him into office…

To Remain Faithful to Christ, a Christian Must Keep Informed about Church History, Current Events in the Church Universal, and World Events Impacting the Church

Hits: 128[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Seven hundred fifty years before Jesus’ birth, Hosea, on behalf of God, denounced Israel’s ignorance and its consequence: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge,…

Is Restoration Desirable or Possible? A Critical Review of “Illusions of Innocence”

Hits: 46[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The following quotations tell the reader all he needs to know about the theological agenda of the book under review: To confine themselves to Bible words without explanation would be…

A Sudden and Curious Emphasis on Balance   

Hits: 21[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Has anyone else besides me noticed a recent upsurge in the cry for “balance” in preaching and writing? Further, am I the only one who has noticed that this emphasis is…

A Response to Fellowship Compromises in the Church of Christ1

Hits: 186[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Satan and all of his minions outside the church have always opposed it. He did his best to prevent the Lord from establishing the church in the first place. Although he…

“Take Heed to the Ministry….”

Hits: 78Introduction 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…