Nadab and Abihu

Nadab and Abihu

The Preacher said in Ecclesiastes 12:13-14, “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether...

Naaman the Leper: A Definition of Obedience

In Romans 15:4 the apostle Paul says that the Old Testament was written for our learning. It is far too often the case that the Old Testament is used in storybook form and the implication of the teaching is never made to us today. It was written for our learning, not...

Politics and the Church

Several years ago I had the privilege of hearing an older gospel preacher preach on the subject of problems facing the church. I believe the lesson helped me more than any one lesson I’ve ever heard on the subject, because he spoke from his obvious years of...

Hard-Working Preachers

The title of this article should not be considered an oxymoron, but if it is to you, based on the preachers you know, then you have got a preacher problem. Jesus charged men to “Go into all the world and preach the gospel” (Mark 16:15). No matter how you...

Did Alexander Campbell Begin the Church of Christ?

At times the charge is levied by those critical of the church of Christ that it was founded by Alexander Campbell in America in the 1800’s. Perhaps this is due to a failure to investigate. Perhaps it traces to a denominationalist’s attempt to salve his conscience....