by Richard Thetford Have you ever asked yourself “what is the social gospel?” Most individuals that have been raised in the Lord’s church have come to know and understand what the social gospel is. There are many, many individuals in churches of Christ around the country today that are actively engaged in a social gospel…

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What is the Difference? by Bob Myhan Many of the Lord’s churches have gone the way of the modernistic de­nominations, abandoning the gospel for “a different gospel, which is not another” (Galatians 1:6-7). Paul, in the passage just quoted, used the word “gospel” in an accommodative sense. There was but one gospel. What he called “a different…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Romans 1:8-19   I.         The Word of God is precious to believers, an object of desire – Psalm 19:7-11             A.        O, how I love your law! – Psalm 119:97-100             B.        Longing for God’s law – Psalm 119:40             C.        Desire it like a new born babe desires milk – I Peter 2:1-3 II.        A popular fad…

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Question: I am currently taking an introductory lesson from the World Bible School.  Can you tell me what your opinion is regarding their lessons, if you have encountered them, or you can tell me what you think of the World Bible School itself?  Do you find them helpful? If not, why not? Thank you, sir.…

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by Kenneth E. Thomas Often one will read an article or hear a sermon and immediately think or say, “I wish I had written or preached that.” When this is the case I often do a lesson with the same title or a modified one with some of the same points, giving it my style…

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Question: Mr. Hamilton, in the last day or so, you received a question concerning congregations. The writer spoke about ‘anti’ and ‘liberal’ congregations. What does this mean? What is meant by a sound church? I find all this to be very confusing. Jesus didn’t want us to be divided, so what is this anti, and liberal,…

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Question: Wow! I am so happy to see a site that holds to sound doctrine.  There is only one thing that I don’t see much written on Institutionalism.  I do see the article on church spending which is correct.  I was wondering though if you all were “anti” or “liberal” as many like to say…

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Question: I co-wrote this thesis, currently circulating on the Internet. It is a very compelling four-year examination into the genders of Bible characters, based on word cases used in the original languages, that aid the reader to determine gender. I consider it another unveiled, hidden mystery that is being revealed as knowledge is increased, similar…

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