James 1:1–15—Testing Our Faith

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Life is a testing ground, a time of probation. The tests, trials, and challenges come in many forms and from many sources. Some are easily…

“Enemies of the Cross”

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] In the mildest of his epistles (in terms of rebuke and correction), the apostle Paul nonetheless warned the Philippian saints of “enemies of the cross of…

Love—A Fruit of the Spirit

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Undiscerning and unscrupulous men have “wordnapped,” redefined, misused, and abused several rich and beautiful Biblical words. Among them are grace, faith, miracle, elect, and predestined….

From Heaven or From Men?

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             In His immortal Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said: Not everyone that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he…

Abortion—A Continuing Abomination

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Introduction The Pharaoh of Moses' time ordered that every male Hebrew was to be slain at birth (Exo. 1:16, 22). He is remembered in Scripture (and…

Jesus Should Have Failed

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Introduction Never has anyone on earth been more successful than Jesus of Nazareth. He accomplished exactly what He came to accomplish: “For the Son of man…

Man, Woman, and Marriage

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] One either believes the Bible to be God’s revelation of Himself to men, or one does not. God does not (and no man can) force anyone to…

God’s Faithful Are Forgiven and Forgiving

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction If asked to list ten of the most desirable and admirable human traits, likely even hardened sinners would list a willingness to forgive near the top….

Just Call Me a “Change Agent”

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction All right, I admit it: I am a “change agent”! Unquestionably, there are some things about and in the Lord’s church that need to be…

Understanding the Bible

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             Nothing is more obvious than that men who profess belief in the Bible do not understand it alike. Some believe this is inevitable or even…