December 12, 2017

The Judgment

By Johnie EdwardsThe advocates of the A.D. 70 doctrine do not teach what the Bible teaches about the judgment. Let’s take a look at some biblical teaching concerning the judgment:1. All Will Be At the Judgment. The judgment scene says, “And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall … [Read more...]

Should God Have Drowned Noah?

By Irvin HimmelWe live in an age when results are demanded. Pressure is applied, ultimatums are delivered, rigid quotas are set, and goals must be met.For example, certain sales people are under enormous pressure to reach specified quotas or else. Some resort to unfair tactics, dishonest schemes, … [Read more...]

Converted to Christ! (Why I Left Denominationalism)

By Jimmy ShortBy request, I am writing to explain why I left a denominational church to become a member of the church of Christ. My hope is that this will not only be encouraging to those who are members of the body of Christ but will also be a useful tool in guiding the lost to the truth in God’s … [Read more...]

Shooting the Wounded, or Discharging the Deserters?

By Steve KleinI’ve heard the following quote, or similar words, several times in recent years — “The church of Christ is the only army I know of that shoots its wounded.” Such a statement is neither accurate nor helpful. It attempts to lay guilt at the feet of the church which should be born by … [Read more...]

Raising Moral Children in an Immoral World

By Wayne S. WalkerThrough the years, most of us who preach have undoubtedly presented many lessons, which a lot of brethren have surely heard, on the threat of secular humanism or at least on worldliness and immorality in general. We certainly need to understand how these godless influences have … [Read more...]

“Creed-bound” Minds

By Robert F. TurnerBy some strange travesty those who cry loudest for liberty are often the ones who mean liberty for their opinions only; and “non-sectarian” preachers have a way of becoming the most “creed-bound” of all. The absence of an official written “discipline” is no guarantee of an “open … [Read more...]

Hailey’s View on Divorce and Remarriage

By Ben F. Vick, Jr.Homer Hailey, a brother in Christ, full of years and an old man, has done some good writing during his years of service. All would profit from his books on the Minor Prophets, Isaiah, and Revelation. In fact, I have told others in the past that almost anything Homer Hailey has … [Read more...]

The Ten Plagues: The Ten Greatest Battles Ever Fought

By Olen HolderbyAn IntroductionWe are, obviously, discussing the ten plagues that God brought upon Egypt. These are recorded in Exodus 7-12. When one studies the Bible record, along with some his- tory of biblical Egypt, the plagues will be seen to contain more than one purpose — to convince Pharaoh … [Read more...]

About That AIDS Quilt

By Larry Ray HafleyPerhaps you have heard about the “AIDS Quilt.” Each segment of the quilt has the name of an AIDS victim on it. It is very, very large. It is often unfurled to highlight the need for research to find a cure for the dread malady and also to memorialize those who have died from the … [Read more...]

Preachers With“Outside” Support

By J. Wiley AdamsEven so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel (1 Cor. 9:14).I robbed other churches, taking wages of them, to do you service (2 Cor. 11:8).It is certainly right for those who preach the gospel to derive their living from those who benefit … [Read more...]