January 22, 2018

The Home As God Ordained It (3)

By Vestal ChaffinIn former articles we have talked about the sphere of operation of the wife and mother in relation to the home. We have talked about the responsibility of the husband and father to provide for his family. In this article we want to talk about the environment and discipline in the … [Read more...]

He Died In His Own Sin

By Norman E. FultzUnder Moses' leadership, Israel had made her exodus from Egypt, and received the law at Mt. Sinai. She then came to the very border of the "promised land," but because of the incident involving the spies (Num. 13-14), was then made to wander for 40 years. Ultimately Moses brought … [Read more...]

Part Verses Perfect

By William V. BeasleyMost gospel preachers with whom I am acquainted are more than happy to answer questions and/or preach on a requested subject. Especially is this true when the question/request is specific, and asked/requested in written form. A verbal "How about a sermon on repentance?" can be … [Read more...]

Ask and Receive: Believe and Be Saved

By Randy Harshbarger Many people in the religious world subscribe to the doctrine of salvation by faith alone. It is sometimes expressed thusly: "Just accept Jesus Christ into your heart as your personal Savior; at the point of faith you enter a saved relationship with the Lord." A passage often … [Read more...]

Listening to the Experts or God 9

By Robert Wayne La Coste Some of you probably watched the television show 20-20 not long ago that called into question the use of corporal punishment for children. I watched with amazement. My amazement was only beginning! Immediately after this production, the local news did a feature story also … [Read more...]

Sodomites and Murderers Unite!

By Harry R. OsborneAround the time of the Republican National Convention, a major confrontation over abortion took place in Houston. Those favoring the present state of legalized abortion sought the help of almost anyone who agreed with their cause to help in their opposition to those against … [Read more...]

An Open Letter to Action’s Editor: Data Base Set Up On Nigerian Evangelists

By Benson A. OnwuchurubaThe above caption appeared on page 2 of the February 1992, issue of World Bible School (WBS) monthly journal Action which you serve as its editor.A copy of the journal in reference was made available to me by a brother who does the work of an evangelist in the northern states … [Read more...]

Ready to Give an Answer

By Mike WillisChristians have always been distinctive. The worship of the New Testament church was distinctive from both Jewish and pagan devotions. The morals of Christians made them so distinguishable that the pagan world thought "it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, … [Read more...]

He Who Has Ears . . .

By Walton WeaverThe ear represents the faculty of understanding. Jesus sometimes used the proverbial expression, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear," to appeal to his listeners to use their gift of understanding to carefully weigh his teaching and receive it (Matt. 11:15; 13:9; Rev. 2:7). Just … [Read more...]

Heaven Is My Home

By Wayne S. WalkerMy family and I, along with the church where I labor, recently encountered a rather strange situation that was, to say the least, a bit unnerving. The brethren decided to sell the preachers' house that the church had owned, because of its age, condition and location, and allow us … [Read more...]