Should Preaching Raise or Answer Questions?

Hits: 2[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: 6[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: 5[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: 3[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: 12[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: 14[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…

Equal Responsibility

Hits: 9[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] An esteemed brother, Hollis Miller, of Murray Kentucky, once wrote the following in the College Street Bulletin: When one denies the faith, after all Biblical efforts of brotherly love to…

A Time To Be Hardheaded

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The call and commission of Ezekiel to be the prophet of God among the exiled Jews in Babylon is interesting. God said to the prophet: Behold, I have made thy…

Lessons from Micaiah, the Unheralded Prophet

Hits: 23[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Just as there are several men named “James” in the New Testament, there are several Old Testament characters named “Micaiah.” Although at least eight persons (including one woman) have this name,…

“I Shall Not Be Moved”

Hits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page. David wrote of God, “Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved” (Psa. 16:10). God needs more men, women, boys, and girls who have such faith in…