September 22, 2018

Ignorance

By Irven LeeIgnorance is one of the great enemies of the religion of Christ. We are often reminded of the contrast between light and darkness. This is the contrast between truth and error, of knowledge and ignorance, or of the way truth and the way of destruction. How can we explain the appalling … [Read more...]

The “God Is Dead” Rally

By Floyd ChappelearMankind continually turns its back upon Jehovah in times of prosperity. As men fare well, they often forsake the God of Heaven who made it all possible. It would seem, to some, that when things go well one has no need for Divine guidance or providence. The fruit of our hands is … [Read more...]

Jesus and the Sadducees

By R. L. MorrisonThe Sadducees, a religious sect among the Jews, met and talked with Jesus on several occasions. They made a fatal mistake, however, when they attempted to meet him in public and discuss the scriptures. They evidently felt they had the unanswerable argument. But Jesus reduced it to … [Read more...]

Supposed Evils Answered (V)

By Larry Ray HafleyProponents of the impossibility of apostasy claim that if a child of God can be lost in hell that it means that God does not love, His children as much as heathen parents love theirs. No one, not even an atheist, would cast his wicked child into hell, so if God will do so, He does … [Read more...]

Do the Accounts of the Cross Superscription Contradict?

By Tommy McClureIt is the duty (and should be the aim) of every gospel preacher to do what he can to strengthen the faith of those to whom he preaches to the end that they will possess the utmost confidence in the word of God. To do this, it is necessary at times to vindicate the inspiration and … [Read more...]

Church Supported Hospitals

By Connie W. AdamsThe Christian Chronicle of May 17, 1971 gave front page space to an article entitled "Greatest Cause on Earth-Medicine, Mission in Tanzania." The article tells how the Park Row church in Arlington, Texas "used a covey of resources to raise funds for the only medical mission … [Read more...]

Abortion… Modern Infanticide

By Larry R. DeVoreInfanticide is the murdering of infants. Such a gruesome practice reaches far back into antiquity. Constantine said "the killing of a child by its father, which the Pompeian law left unpunished, is one of the greatest crimes" (Schaff, Church History, III, p. 114). In the time that … [Read more...]

The Value of Gospel Meetings

By Garreth ClairWho could possibly suggest we are having the same kind of response to gospel meetings which we enjoyed a century ago? Of course we are not, and perhaps the reason we are not is not as obscure as some would have us believe. Some of the reasons why I think we are not as successful with … [Read more...]

A Mistake of Israel

By R. L. MorrisonWhen Israel, under Joshua, was subduing the land of Canaan, the Gibeonites approached them deceitfully. They had made careful preparation and were successful in deceiving Joshua and the princes of Israel with their appearance and lies. The Israelites were deceived because they … [Read more...]

THINGS WRITTEN AFORETIME: Sinners Fall into a Pattern

By Joe Neil ClaytonIt is not unique to see someone sin, today. Sin is so common that we do not even take much notice of it. Yet, for the person who sins there is as much tragedy as there was for Eve on that day many thousands of years ago. In an innocent earth, clean and sterile from the taint of … [Read more...]