Is Matthew 19:3–12 Really So Hard to Understand?

Views: 101[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction And there came unto him Pharisees, trying him, and saying, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause? And he answered and said, Have…

Building up the Church Through the Home—Ephesians 5:22–6:4

Views: 142[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Wives, be in subjection unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church,…

When Normal Becomes Abnormal

Views: 150[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] A “norm” is a standard, a rule, a pattern. That which is “normal” is that which conforms to the norm or recognized standard. Departure from the rule or standard is…

“Whatsoever a Man Soweth…”

Views: 100[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug/drink addiction, and cold secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful America. These behaviors extend from the powerless and poor through…

“Topsy-Turvy”

Views: 77[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Topsy-turvy refers to anything that is upside down, wrong side up, inverted or reversed from the norm. The topsy-turvy phenomenon in morals and religion has been around almost as long…

The “No-Fault” Mentality

Views: 93[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The past few years have seen the burgeoning of a philosophy that threatens to utterly demote mankind to the level of brute beasts. For lack of a better term, I…

Sinful “Surnames”

Views: 82[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The idea for the following article is from one authored by Steve Gibson several years ago. At the time he wrote it, Steve was sound in his teaching and behavior….

Scriptural “Red Flags” No. 2

Views: 72[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] When we read, Be not deceived, in Scripture, a special “red flag” of warning is being given. In 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 Paul raised one of these “red flags”: Know ye not…

On the Intolerance of Tolerance

Views: 64[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] It is possible to become so extreme in the practice of a virtue that it becomes a vice. It is good to pray, but if one spent every moment in…

The Christian and Persecution

Views: 129[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Life is a testing ground, a time of probation. The tests, trials, temptations, and challenges come in many forms and from many sources. Some are easily recognized because they are so…