Excursus on the Power of Darkness in Colossians

Hits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction One of the most striking inspired descriptions of man’s redemption is found in Colossians 1:12–14: Giving thanks unto the Father, who made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of…

Thank God for the Seven Thousand

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.]         While it is necessary on occasion to highlight the extreme departures some who were once among us have made, there is room for some optimism. One of the…

Coping with the Plague of Biblical Ignorance

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten…

On Bidding God Speed—No. 1

Hits: 71[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] John wrote words of stern warning in 2 John 9: “For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.” John was warning about our attitude toward…

Editorial Responsibility

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Editors and publishers of religious material have a weighty responsibility. I have in mind editors of church bulletins, periodicals, and books and publishing houses. Some brethren in the publishing business apparently…

The Open Heart

Hits: 11[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The Bible often uses the “heart” and the “mind” of man interchangeably. Scripture often extols the virtue of the open heart/mind. In Jesus’ Parable of the Sower. He taught that…

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: 422[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,…