August 21, 2019

A Shameless Society

By Edward O. Bragwell, Sr."Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? No! They were not at all ashamed; nor did they know how to blush. Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; at the time I punish them, they shall be cast down," says the LORD (Jer. 6:15; also see 8:12).The Lord's … [Read more...]

Is Jesus Human Now?

By Johnie EdwardsThere are those who believe that since Jesus was human while he was one the earth, therefore he is still human in heaven. There are some real problems with this idea. Paul said, "Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth … [Read more...]

Dear Abby, Newspapers and the Bible

By Don WillisNewspapers attempt to keep the public aware of current ethics and attitudes. Enclosed is a letter to Dear Abby (Houston Post, 9/24/90, p. B-8) from a concerned brother. Paragraphing is deleted to conserve space.Dear Abby, I have a sister who taught at the local high school until she was … [Read more...]

What Is the “Washing of Regeneration”?

By Ferrell JenkinsHe saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit (Tit. 3:5, NASB).In Titus 3:5 the apostle Paul declares that "God saved us" and that such was done "according to … [Read more...]

Discipleship and the Age of Accountability

By Shane ScottGo therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit" (Matt. 28:19, NASB).The Greek word that we translate "disciple" (mathetes) derives from the Greek verb "to learn" (manthano). A disciple, then, is a person who … [Read more...]