Darwinism and Morality

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Until about fifty years ago in America, lasciviousness, adultery, and fornication were almost universally deemed reprehensible. Divorce was shameful, pornography was underground, and homosexuality was illegal….

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…

Billingslyism, a Response—Who Has Fallen From Grace?

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction In order to please God, the doctrine of Christ must ever control our desires. Conversely, men behave exceedingly dangerously when desire becomes the father 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….

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…

Christian “Haters”

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] The title above is admittedly ambiguous. It can mean “Christians who express hatred,” or it can mean “those who hate Christianity.” The latter meaning describes a…

THE SCOPE OF THE COVENANTS—ARE ALIEN SINNERS AMENABLE TO THE GOSPEL?

   Send article as PDF    Introduction In the early 1950s W. Carl Ketcherside and Leroy Garrett were disturbing churches with their hobby that drew a distinction between gospel and doctrine. They alleged that only the “gospel” of the New Testament as they defined it…

AMERICA’S MORAL DECAY

   Send article as PDF    Fifty years ago, lasciviousness, adultery, and fornication, were almost universally deemed reprehensible; they hardly raise an eyebrow anymore. New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer, was forced to resign in 2008 for patronizing prostitutes. CNN rewarded him with a TV contract…

“HELL, AT LAST!”

   Send article as PDF    To believe in Heaven is to believe in Hell, just as the Bible depicts both of them. To be consistent, denial of Hell demands denial of Heaven. Concerning the unrighteous and the righteous, respectively, at The Judgment, Jesus Christ,…

A VIRTUOUS ATHEIST

   Send article as PDF                Consider this real case: The young man was an avowed atheist. He described himself as “capable of pristine thought and speech,… moral, upstanding, conscientious, ethical, loving, and forgiving…and trying to do what is right.” He went on: “My…