January 16, 2018

Roman Catholocism

By Luther W. Martin The following quotations are taken from Roman Catholic Publications and are, therefore, accurate statements demonstrating the thinking of their respective Roman Catholic authors, be he Pope or Priest. Such public expressions constitute only a. few of the reasons why the … [Read more...]

A Benevolent Church

By Wm. R. Lambert Although the God of Heaven never intended that the church should function primarily as a welfare agenc y, the body of Christ is sometimes obligated to provide material assistance to certain ones in need. Such benevolent work is certainly authorized by the scriptures as a … [Read more...]

Truth and Freedom In Nigeria

By Leslie Diestelkamp Jesus said, "Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free" and we see a real demonstration of that principle here in Africa. Statistics of comparatively recent dates show that illiteracy was so very prevalent here in Nigeria, and that that about 95 per cent of … [Read more...]

Significant Sidelights

By Gordon J. Pennock Keeping It Official The Gospel Advocate of July 9th carries an item on the Editorial page from Batsell Barrett Baxter in which he urges brethren to cooperate in the preparation and sale of volume II of "Preachers of Today." He advises the readers that "The Gospel Advocate … [Read more...]

Paul, The Prince of ‘Antis’

By Bryan Vinson, Sr. No term of opprobrium is of greater currency among the majority of the members of the church today than the term "anti." To identify a congregation, or some Christian, as an "anti," without proper qualification is to bear false witness. Too, to employ this term as identifying … [Read more...]

How to Give Acceptably

By Billy Norris Without giving there could be no gospel, no power to save us from the horror of an eternal hell. To provide the gospel God gave, God gave the best, God gave all, for he gave his only begotten and beloved Son to die in our stead: "For God so loved the world that he gave his only … [Read more...]

Warnings to The Rich

By Herschel E. Patton The presence of such warning in the New Testament as "charge them that are rich in this world" and "Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl" (1 Tim. 6:17; Jas. 5:1) suggests there are dangers connected with being rich in this world. There are dangers connected with almost … [Read more...]

They Ask, “Are You ‘Anti’?”

By Robert F. Turner Recently a young man came to my study with this question: "Bro. Turner, are you 'Anti'?" He paused, apparently expecting a reply, and when I remained silent he repeated the question "Are Non 'Anti'?" "You still have to finish your sentence," I said. "I'm afraid I do not know … [Read more...]

The Church Of England and The Church In England

By Leslie Diestelkamp While visiting in London recently I had occasion to visit a public library and to read again the history of the beginning of the Church of England. Perhaps almost everyone has become somewhat familiar with that story of intrigue and of corruption, but it was significantly … [Read more...]

Materialism

By C. L. Morton "And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of things which he possesseth" (Luke 12:15). One of the major problems of this or any other generation is that of materialism - the attitude that a … [Read more...]