The Church—No. 5 (Its Work)

Hits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             If a church dare claim to follow the New Testament pattern in every respect, it must do the work Christ gave it to do. Perhaps modern religious movements have ignored…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 3

Hits: 23[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             The hearer has no less responsibility than the preacher. Those who listen to a message concerning their souls must very carefully weigh it against what the Bible says. If it…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 2

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Those who listen to preachers have the responsibility to listen carefully: “Beloved, believe not every spirit but prove the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets are…

Listen to Your Preacher—No. 1

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Preachers have a heavy responsibility, but so do listeners. Jesus warned, “Take heed what ye hear” (Mark 14:24). Not only the blind leaders “fall into the ditch,” but the blind…

Should Preaching Raise or Answer Questions?

Hits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             Certainly, I believe that preachers should aim at answering questions in the minds of the listeners. Preachers should strive to stay in touch with the questions people have on their…

New Testament Conversions (No. 3)—Conversions in Samaria

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             After Stephen was stoned to death for his bold proclamation of the Gospel, a great persecution erupted in Jerusalem, scattering disciples in all directions (Acts 8:1–2). Among those thus scattered…

New Testament Worship — Studying God’s Word

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]        When the church in Troas met on the Lord’s day, Paul preached to them (Acts 20:7). The preaching and teaching of the Gospel were certainly not confined to…

The Work of the Church

Hits: 7[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.]             Careless human opinions have greatly clouded the purpose for which Jesus came to earth. It has been urged that He came to establish a new theocracy on earth over which…

Styles of Preaching

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             It doesn’t just seem like the preaching that comes from most pulpits across the land is different from what it was several years ago—it is different. This is the conclusion…

Preaching to Needs

Hits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The ideal sermon deals with the needs of those in the pew. The unending quest of those who preach must be to find the real needs of people and meet them…