Saturday, September 23, 2017

‘Articles’

Reconciliation: The Language of the Cross

Friday, September 1, 2017 0:00

. . Pilate had a notice prepared and fastened it to the cross.  It read: JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS.  . . . and the sign was written in Aramaic, Latin, and ...

God Is

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 0:00

. . “In him we live and move and have our being.” -Acts 17:28- . To say that “God is” represents a far more foundational category of expression than to say that “God is love.” [1]  Were it not for the profound truth of those ...

The Head of the Church?

Sunday, July 2, 2017 22:23

. . The Ancient and Modern Enigma Concerning Simon Peter Many within professing Christendom have long assumed, on the basis of Jesus words in Matthew 16:18, that Peter is the head of the church universal. [1]  To be sure, in verse 17, Jesus promised to give him “the keys ...

From the Ground Up

Sunday, June 4, 2017 21:51

. . “Faithfulness springs up from the ground, and righteousness looks down from the sky.” Psalm 85:11 To the very apostle to whom, from the cross, our Lord Jesus Christ committed his own mother, [1] God gave “the revelation of Jesus Christ” in order “to show ...

Mission in Korea: Then and Now

Mission in Korea: Then and Now

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 22:26

. . By David Brand. The day we arrived in Seoul the smell of tear gas lingered in the streets. In the school year of 1965-66 my wife Marilyn and I participated in the Volunteer Service program of the United ...

The Source of Goodness

Monday, April 10, 2017 20:29

. . I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” -Psalm 16:2- King David, the Psalmist, knew whereof he spoke.  After David had tarnished his office by committing adultery with the ...

And Gently Lead Those That Are With Young

Sunday, February 5, 2017 20:34

. . “. . . And Gently Lead Those That Are With Young” -Isaiah 40:11- . by David C. Brand . “Thus says Hezekiah, ‘This is a day of ...

Who is This God?

Monday, January 2, 2017 0:22

. . By David C. Brand At the beginning of this new year, we do well to ask ourselves, “Who is this God whom we serve and whose we are, and what makes Him, and Him alone, accountable to no created being, and worthy of the worship and obedience ...

“Self-Evident Truths” and “Inalienable Rights”

Sunday, December 4, 2016 16:43

. . We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.                                            -Thomas Jefferson, Author, Declaration of Independence, 1776...

Hopocan of Ohio and Saul of Tarsus

Thursday, November 3, 2016 14:08

. . By David C. Brand If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of this ...