October 23, 2017

What’s Your Question?

By James P. NeedhamQUESTION:"Is it wrong for Christians to partake of the Lord's Supper on any other day than the first day of the week? I do not wish to remove the first day of the week for partaking, but am wondering if it could also be partaken of on another day such as on a Wednesday evening … [Read more...]

Digging Into The Past with FERRELL JENKINS

By Ferrell JenkinsThe Hoax of the Piltdown ManLast spring I taught "Introduction to Christian Evidences" at Florida College. Many of the students did some fine research work in the preparation of papers. From among the more than one hundred students in two sections, I requested permission of four … [Read more...]

As Will Rogers Said

By C. D. PlumWill Rogers said time after time, "All I know is what I read in the papers." Naturally, this is not true in Will Roger's case. If all one knew is what he read in papers and magazines (Truth Magazine excepted!), one would indeed have a sordid education. Yet people will pay $50.00 a year … [Read more...]

New Paper on Evidences

By Edward FudgeReaders of Truth Magazine are well aware of the struggle today between faith and doubt, belief and disbelief, of those who accept the trustworthiness of Scripture and those who scorn it as a human book. If you do not already know of Facts For Faith, you will want to.Facts For Faith is … [Read more...]

A False View of Prayer

By Larry Ray HafleySome have averred, avowed, and avouched lately that it is wrong to pray for safety on trips or for physical comfort for ourselves and our loved ones. Their doctrine is that we ought only to pray for spiritual matters.Their contention is false. Paul mentioned "trouble which came to … [Read more...]

The Saga of Daniel Sommer (V)

By Cecil WillisAn understanding of things that happened in the past gives one a better perspective from which to understand the happenings of the present. There were many incidents that involved Daniel Sommer that yet cast their reflection upon current events.Daniel Sommer was preeminently a … [Read more...]

Taking Satan Seriously

By Edward FudgeThe apostle Peter wrote that we should "be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour" (I Pet. 5:8). It is quite possible for us to be lulled into a legs-than-vigilant state in which we do not regard Satan's … [Read more...]

“Like a Hole in the Head”

By Bill CavenderLast week two boys, ages 2 and 4, were abandoned in Longview. A newspaper article told the story. The paper got into the hands of the public about 3 p.m. The telephone of Domestic Relations Judge Oscar Jones began ringing. At 11: 00 p.m. he took his phone off the hook so he could get … [Read more...]

Preacher, Take Heed unto Thyself

By Guthrie D. DeanPaul said to Timothy: "Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee" (I Tim. 4:16). As a preacher I realize the great responsibility I have, both in life and in teaching. The following are … [Read more...]

Prejudice

By Herbert E. WinklerWhat is Prejudice?While I was growing up, we lived in a rural community where several denominational churches held sway. However the only building within sight of our house was a Church of Christ meeting place.My parents were sectarian in belief. I heard many arguments about the … [Read more...]