Still Not Convinced?

Hits: 1[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Some seem to think that those of us who continue to warn of the perils of militant atheism and humanism are merely alarmists. They reason, “Surely, it couldn’t be all that…

Ominous Forces and Unfair Advantages

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] The Fort Worth Star-Telegram once reported that WFAA-TV (Channel 8, Dallas) had canceled the James Robison telecast. The reason? Robison preached on homosexuality and pointed out that the Bible calls…

Beautiful Flowers

Hits: 6[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Recently I saw some very beautiful flower arrangements. They were splendid autumn colors of browns, golds, oranges, and reds. These particular arrangements were a bit unusual because they combined real…

Higher Secular Education— What Should You Expect Your Child To Be Taught?

Hits: 690[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The general election of November 2008 was historic: The first black president of the United States was elected. However, his convictions far outweigh his race in making this election historically significant….

Preparing for Persecution

Hits: 60[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] I excerpted the quoted material below from my MS for the 17th Annual Denton Lectures (1998), conducted by the old Pearl St. church here in Denton. Please keep this date in…

Alleged Contradictions and Problems in Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

Hits: 31[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Even inspired men have acknowledged that some passages of Scripture are “hard to be understood” (2 Pet. 3:16).1 Peter warned in this same verse that “the ignorant and unstedfast wrest” such…

“Prophesy Ye Not…”—Micah 1:6

Hits: 61[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The first verse of Micah’s book is ripe with several important details. The name Micah means “Who is like Jehovah?” and is an abbreviated form of Michaiah, the name of…

Annihilationism—A Spiritually Fatal Innovation

Hits: 26[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Hell has fallen on hard times. The most frequent reference to it nowadays is as a term of cursing, swearing, or intensification of expression. Others use it in a weak attempt…

Who or What Is “The Man of Sin?”—2 Thessalonians 2:3–4

Hits: 24[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Second Thessalonians 2:3–4 reads as follows from the ASV: Let no man beguile you in any wise: for it will not be, except the falling away come first, and the…

“What Is Truth?”

Hits: 14[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Pontius Pilate asked our Lord the question of our title (John 18:38). Perhaps we will never know whether Pilate was sincere or sarcastic. However, there is no excuse for anyone who…