Disinherited Children

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Joan Crawford, the famous movie star of several decades back, left some of her children out of her will. She was not the first to do…

God’s Providence as Seen in the Lives of Elijah and Ahab

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Our English word, providence, comes from the Latin word, providentia, meaning foresight or to foresee. The equivalent Greek word is pronoia, but, ironically, it is…

Laid Back, Hip—And Irreverent

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The general abandonment of decorum in society over a couple of generations has obviously had its impact on the Lord’s people—especially observable in our worship assemblies….

My Aims as a Gospel Preacher

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             It is always helpful to have a roadmap when traveling, whether on literal roadways or on the journey of life. With this in mind, I…

Jesus’ View of Scripture

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Is the Bible a mere curiosity piece of superb, ancient literature? Is it an irrelevant document, good for its contemporaries, but now a mere relic without…

THE AUTHORITY OF ELDERS

   Send article as PDF    Introduction The problem of authority is always with us. Most of the world does not even recognize the existence of God anymore, much less His authority. There have been those in the church through the years who have sought…

GOOD PEOPLE IN BAD CHURCHES

   Send article as PDF    Introduction Rampant liberalism in churches of Christ has produced rampant apostasy over the past five decades. Hundreds of congregations that were at their inception strong in the Truth have become unrecognizable by New Testament standards. This phenomenon has produced…

IMPLIED PRINCIPLES FOR MAKING MORAL DECISIONS

   Send article as PDF                Every time we encounter temptation to do that which would violate our moral scruples, we must make a decision to resist or yield. When thus tempted (whether by money, pride, sex, et al.), we will have a better…