August 16, 2018

“He Taketh Away The First”

By Ray Ferris The words that serve as a heading for this article are part of a quotation from the tenth chapter of Hebrews. The writer has just emphasized the inability of the law of Moses to provide for the remission of sins. It was not designed for that purpose; but rather to make man aware of … [Read more...]

“Behold, I Come Quickly”

By Avon Malone General Douglas MacArthur thrilled a war-weary world to new hope with the now famous words, "I shall return." Jesus Christ the Captain of our salvation, has lifted a lost and sin sick world to an incomparably greater hope with the simple words, "I will come again," or "Behold, I … [Read more...]

“. . . In My Father’s House . . .”

By Foy W. Vinson "Let not your heart be troubled: Ye believe in God, believe also in, me. IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, unto myself; that where I am ye … [Read more...]

“The Spirit Beareth Witness”

By Billy Boyd There is a need in the life of every person for a condition of confidence and assurance. The mental upheaval and f rustration which has become such a pressing problem in our age has resulted largely from a lack of assurance in different areas of life. Yet, there is no phase of life … [Read more...]

“There Is One Body”

By Bryan Vinson, Sr. The apostle Paul, in Ephesians four, expressly states as a fact that there is one body and one spirit, even as they were called in one hope of their calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, and one God and Father who is above all, in them all and through them all. The … [Read more...]

“A Kingdom Which Cannot Be Moved”

By Ollie Duffield, Jr. Hebrews 12:21 will serve to introduce us to this study, "Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear." This kingdom is God's provision for man to escape the miseries of sin. In … [Read more...]

“. . . Ye Must Be Born Again”

By Leslie Diestelkamp Jesus did not simply urge the new birth upon people, nor did he just advise and commend it, but he made it essential to entrance into the Kingdom of God. In this brief paper we intend to discuss some misconceptions about the new birth, the necessity of it, how and when one … [Read more...]

“Faith Which Worketh Through Love”

By James R. Cope "Can you tell me what saving faith is?" asked the master of an old Negro. "Yas, sah, I sho' can," replied Rastus. "You see dat rock wall ovah dar? Supposin' dat wall am eight foot thru and supposin' de Lawd, he say, 'Rastus, you jump right thru dat wall.' Marse Henry, if I has … [Read more...]

“The Gospel” – God’s Power To Save

By Gordon J. Pennock In writing the letter to the Romans, Paul did not abruptly announce his theme, but rather, led up to it informally. In his introduction, he revealed a long-cherished desire to preach the gospel in Rome; and, that he considered himself to be, as a steward of the gospel, … [Read more...]

“Hear Ye Him”

By Bryan Vinson, Jr. "And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James and John his brother, and bringeth them up unto an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as white as the light. And behold, there appeared unto them … [Read more...]