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…

“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…

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…

The Church—Its Uniqueness, Distinctiveness, and “Exceptionalism”

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction While fighting a war against terrorism that seeks to destroy our nation from without, it is also in the throes of a crucial civil war….

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…

Selective Postmodernism

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Postmodernism is the buzzword for today’s sophisticates who purport to have transcended the outmoded standards that have well served mankind from the beginning and Western Civilization…

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…