January 22, 2018

Volume XXIII Completed

By Mike WillisWith this issue of Truth Magazine, twenty-three years of publication will be completed. In accordance with our mailing agreement which states that there will be no mailing the first week of July and last week of December, Truth Magazine will not be printed this week. The Lord willing, … [Read more...]

“The Brotherhood”

By John McCort'Sectarian and denominational terminology should have no part in the language of Christians. In the last few years I have noticed a definite increase in denominational shibboleth among brethren. If we are going to effectively teach the world about the undenominational nature of the … [Read more...]

Final Report of the Akin Foundation Problems

By Trustees of the Akin FoundationIn May, 1948, Mr. John W. Akin, a Christian of some financial substance, placed a certain amount of his assets into a non-profit corporation in order that he might make continual contributions to the work of the Lord in the wisest manner possible. The foundation was … [Read more...]

Reviewing Lewis G. Hale Except for Fornication (2)

By Ronald D. HoovesA Questionable PowerOur intrepid author decided to end his scholarly section of the book with an emotional appeal.It is also true that if once put away he can never remarry, the wife has the power to restore his home with her or put him away and thus deny him the right to ever be … [Read more...]

Historical Study of Controversy Over Instrumental Music In. Worship (3)

By Bob TutenApologetics And OppositionsBecame the religious periodicals played such an important role during the controversy over instruments and are the source from which we draw a great deal of information during these periods, it seems quite appropriate to mention the leading ones and their … [Read more...]

How Much Do You Spend On Books?

By Dudley Ross SpearsWould it surprise you to know that the average member of the Jehovah's Witness cult has read at least fifty books that improves his knowledge of the errors that cult propagates? About the same could be said of the Mormons. I have never seen a poll among members of the Lord's … [Read more...]

Bible Basics: The Word Liveth And Abideth

By Earl RobertsonPeter wrote to people who had purified their souls in obeying the truth (1 Pet. 1:22). The truth they had obeyed is also identified as seed incorruptible, which he declares to be the "word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever" (1 Pet. 1:23). Though man is like the grass and his … [Read more...]

12:20 – Reverence For The Lord

By Mike WillisThe Psalmist praised Jehovah by saying, "Holy and reverend is his name" (Psa. 111:9). Indeed, the Lord is to be revered among men. His holiness of character demands our reverence and respect for Him; His almighty power awes us as it is contrasted with our weaknesses. Men ought to show … [Read more...]

“Children”

By Randy BlackabyLife begins with minute seed planted in the union of two persons. That life develops by amazing natural processes we are tempted to call miraculous. For nine months, that life lies within a- mother's body,. changing from a particle that could not be seen with the naked eye were it … [Read more...]

If The Name of The Savior Is Precious To You

By Bill ImrisekThere was no preacher pounding on the pulpit to impress upon his hearers their God-given responsibility to go out and tell others about Jesus. But for some reason they did it anyway.The shepherds who tended their flocks in the fields about Bethlehem were told by angels sent from God … [Read more...]