We Have Been Sent

“Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.” John 20:21. We have been sent

The Church of the Living God

The church of God is the only institution on earth that is of heavenly origin. It is the only institution on the shores of time that will

Slanguage

Christians are to be guided by Bible admonitions, yet many are guilty of the habitual use of expressions the dictionary terms as minced oaths. These are taken

Sorcery

“Many will say unto me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? And in thy name have cast out devils? and in

Bringing Souls to Repentance

The true minister, convinced, both by revelation and experience, that Jesus Christ alone is able to recover diseased souls, employs every effort to bring sinners into the

By a Prophet

After a brief reminder touching some of Israel’s history, the prophet Hosea summarizes chapter twelve by highlighting both the value and necessity of the prophet in the

The Day of Judgment

Let us endeavour to realize the majesty and terror of the universal alarm on the final Judgment Day. When the dead are sleeping in the silent grave;

At Evening Time It Shall Be Light

Oh, the joy and privilege of knowing God! How could mortal man be more blessed? Enoch walked with God, and so sweet was their walk that God

The Nations are Dancing

Where are the leaders—political or religious—with backbone today? Where are the men and women with moral convictions? While the nations are being pressured to succumb to the

We Still Believe in a Real Hell

We still believe in a literal hell. Hell–a place of everlasting punishment with eternal, burning flame. Although it isn’t fashionable to believe such in our “enlightened” age,

Cremation – A Pagan Practice

No hearse, no body, and no entourage to a cemetery. The remains have been cremated. The ashes have been mixed with cement and made into an artificial

Refined Wickedness

“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness.” Romans 1:18. Yes, heaven is

Why I Am Not a Protestant

The above title may come as a surprise to some, as many people believe that all non-Catholics are Protestants. But this is not so, as we trust

The Spirit of Antichrist

Despite the plain, simple teachings of God’s Word on the subject of the antichrist, men continue to wrest the scriptures and picture a super human dictator who

The Sin of Ecumenicalism

This poor world hardly knows what the real gospel is anymore. I unhesitatingly lay the blame for this at the door of the modern religious world. Weak,

Modern Tongues Delusion

“And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of

Repentance

Repentance implies that a measure of divine wisdom is communicated to the sinner, and that he thereby becomes wise to salvation. His mind, purposes, opinions, and inclinations

The Ordinances of the New Testament

The experience of holiness, or Christian perfection, is the mainspring of all gospel truth. It was doubtless the hindrance to the development of the apostasy in apostolic

Plain, Modest Dress

Many try to claim that what one wears doesn’t matter, it’s what is in the heart. The fact of the matter is that the issues of life

Mary’s Command to Catholics

In the gospel of John, we read of the marriage feast at Cana. Here Mary emphasizes the importance of Jesus, her son, and the words that He

The Kingdom of God

The expression “kingdom of Christ” is identical in meaning with “kingdom of God” and “kingdom of heaven.” As it is used in the New Testament it means

Is it Right to Judge?

This question, “Is it right to judge?” is one that puzzles many sincere Christians. A careful and open-minded study of the Bible makes it clear that concerning

In Defence of Paul and His Gospel

The devil has promoted a deadly lie and multitudes have swallowed it with the help of today’s false prophets. The apostle Paul’s Christian experience has been grossly

How to be Saved

First of all, we should notice several outstanding facts: 1. Life, however long it is, is very brief. 2. There is a HEAVEN that we must seek

Cults, Biblically Defined

What is a Cult? The times in which we live are full of people trying to expose error without firmly establishing the truth. Religious leaders and groups

Calvinism – Arminianism, Which?

A minister once visited a seasoned old farmer in a mountain community. Very soon the conversation turned to spiritual things. The wiry farmer surprised the minister with

Are You Ready?

“Prepare to meet thy God.” Are you prepared to meet God in peace at any moment? Are you sure you will go to heaven when you die?

The Historicity of Jesus Christ

Is there corroborative evidence outside of the Bible itself that Jesus Christ actually existed? The answer is yes. Historians and others, both favorable and unfavorable, have written

Polytheism Revised

When Paul was at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry (Act 17:16). Livy said that Athens “was

Homosexuality Is Still a Sin

“Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of

Loosing of the Dragon

The apostle Paul fought a dragon and won. The ruins of the pagan temples of Athens and Ephesus bear witness yet today. The ministry (angels or messengers)

Abortion—Mass Murder in the First Degree

It could almost seem that Western society is regarding human life and welfare with unprecedented estimation. Help for the sick, suffering, deprived, and underprivileged has ne ver

Concerning Women in the Ministry

An Exegesis of I Cor. 14:34-37 and II Tim. 2:12 I Corinthians 14:34-37 “Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto

Musical Instruments in Worship

The Corinthians were instructed to sing with the spirit and with the understanding. Christ, being  unashamed, was pleased to declare the name of His Father unto His

That’s My King!

My King was born King. The Bible says He’s a seven way King: He’s the King of the Jews–that’s an ethnic King. He’s the King of Israel–that’s

Elder Daniel Layne—Called to Glory

“For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.” I Corinthians

Don’t Marry a Man to Reform Him

Don’t marry a man to reform him; To God and your own self be true. Don’t link to his vices your virtue; You’ll rue it, dear girl,

Do Not Sin Against the Child

“Do not sin against the child.” Genesis 42:22. God, who declared in His Word, “All souls are mine,” has committed unto every mother and unto every father

Cannot Be Uttered

“Likewise the Spirit helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with

Speaking the Mysteries of the Gospel

“Howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.” Mysteries were a familiar subject to the apostle Paul; a topic which he addresses in his epistle to the Ephesians

The Gospel!

“Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel.” 2 Tim. 2:8. “God shall judge the secrets of men by

Sounding Forth the Seventh Trumpet

We most emphatically believe and proclaim that we are living in the time of the “breaking of silence” (Rev. 8:1) and the sounding forth of the seventh

Be Ye Perfect

After God had lovingly created the world, He observed with piercing, flaming eyes that all He had made was “very good.” Man himself shared in the glory

Thoughts on Christian Holiness by Adam Clarke

In a sermon preached from Philippians 1:27-28 titled “Apostolic Preacher,” Adam Clarke explained Christian holiness: “The whole design of God was to restore man to his image,

The Sabbath, a Fleeting Shadow

The subject of the sabbath in the gospel dispensation has been the object of much confusion in the minds of some that call themselves Christians. However, God’s

Christian Music?

The music considered today as “Christian” has deteriorated from what it once was. This 21st century famine of music now leaves but tinkling shallowness upon the ears

International Camp Meeting 2010 Report

May 22, 2010 Bro. Ray Tinsman Shining Faces We are facing pressure by some to accept experiences that haven’t produced a shining face. When Moses met God

Deity of Jesus Christ

Jesus asked His disciples in Matthew 16:13, “Whom do men say that I the son of man am?” His disciples replied, “Some say that thou art John

Humanism

“Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.” Rom. 1:25.