January 19, 2019

Who is Binding Opinions?

By Ray FerrisFor many years now we who are in the Lord's church have been seriously concerned with problems regarding church support of institutions operated by Christians, the "Sponsoring - church" type of cooperation, and other related questions. It is useless for anyone to act as the proverbial … [Read more...]

Christ and the Pope

By W. M. Beasley Christ had no place to call home. "The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests; but the son of man hath not where to lay his head" (Matt. 8:20). The Pope lives in a house of a thousand rooms (The Pope of Rome, Page 4). Christ was crowned with a crown of thorns. … [Read more...]

“I’ve Been Loafing as an Elder”

By William Banowsky"I've been loafing as an elder" was the public confession made recently by a Dallas elder as he responded to the invitation during a church worship service. Since public confession is usually reserved for a select group of "black sheep" the brethren who witnessed the confession of … [Read more...]

“I Will But I Won’t”

By J. T. Smith This statement describes one of the greatest inconsistencies that I have ever read. In the Gospel Advocate, April 2, 1964, p. 223, this article appeared by brother A. G. Hobbs, and I quote: "Roy B. Thurman, a Seventh-day Adventist, has written a small book as an attempted … [Read more...]

An “Unidentifiable Flying Object”

By Cecil Willis The North American Christian Convention of the Christian Church met in St. Louis in July 1964. Participating in the program was Carl Ketcherside, editor of the Mission Messenger, and Robert Meyers, Minister of the Riverside Church of Christ in Wichita, Kansas. The Riverside church … [Read more...]

David and His New Cart

By B. C. Goodpasture Jehovah called David from the sheepcotes of Bethlehem to the throne of Israel. One of his first cares, on becoming king, was to obtain possession of the stronghold of Zion. "And David dwelt in the stronghold, a n d called it the city of David. And David built round about from … [Read more...]

“Go” to Mexico!

By Charles F. HouseThose of us in the business world know that there is no such thing as standing still. If we stand still, that means we are going backward. We can't stand still, because to do so means lack of progress . . . lack of vision . . . lack of success. If you and I as businessmen fail to … [Read more...]

“Take Courage–Raise Your Voice in Objection to Error”

By James NicholsonIt would seem that there is an unwritten law, teaching that it is a sign of Christian virtue to remain silent in the face of every opposition. If this is the law of Christ, then His cause will be defeated by His own prohibition.Jesus has taught His disciples to be peacemakers and … [Read more...]

Toronto’s Local Missionary Society

By Tom Bunting I do not wish to force myself into the affairs of another. However spiritual matters and the souls of men a r e the concern of every Christian. The article that appeared in the Gospel Herald, July 1964, was very dangerous to the cause of Christ in Canada. We have always been and … [Read more...]

“Text or Context, Which?”

By E. C. KoltenbahIt has been said that a text lifted out of context, and thus misapplied, becomes a pretext. This saying is true. A request is made to devote a small space in these columns to an examination of such misuses of Bible texts."Abstain from all appearance of evil" (I Thess. 5:22). How … [Read more...]