Laid Back, Hip—And Irreverent

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The general abandonment of decorum in society over a couple of generations has obviously had its impact on the Lord’s people—especially observable in our worship assemblies. I preached…

“Enemies of the Cross”

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] In the mildest of his epistles (in terms of rebuke and correction), the apostle Paul nonetheless warned the Philippian saints of “enemies of the cross of Christ” (3:18–19),…

The “Easter” Season—From God or Man?

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The “Easter” season, involves much more than “Easter Sunday.” It begins with… “Mardi Gras” (French for “Fat Tuesday,” also called “Shrove Tuesday”), referring to the day before the…

Why the Plan of Salvation Was Necessary

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction The Bible is a book about sin and a Savior. Paul announced wonderful news in this regard: There is therefore now no condemnation to them that are…

Baptism—What Does the Bible Teach?

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction In Mark 16:16 Jesus made one of the most explicit statements in the New Testament concerning baptism: “He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he…