The following writings come from the GoSpeak/Forthright group, or are associated in some way with them. Forthright Press is one of the most prolific producers of online content in the brotherhood. The list is updated automatically.
Dec. 11. Praise Psalms Continued
by James McFerrin on 2019-12-10 at 11:42 pm
Ps. 136:1-26; 145:1-21 This psalm consists of a series of thanksgiving phrases listing various aspects of God, the Creator of the universe, Deliverer of Israel from slavery, Fighter of their wars and Rescuer from their enemies. Each phrase is followed by the refrain, “For His mercy endures forever.” We live under different circumstances from those
Point lost souls to Jesus
by TFRStaff on 2019-12-10 at 3:35 pm
And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God, and he will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready for the Lord a people
Hugh’s News & Views (Exhortations From . . . Hebrews)
by TFRStaff on 2019-12-10 at 1:53 pm
EXHORTATIONS FROM THE BOOK OF HEBREWS The New Testament book of Hebrews draws a striking contrast between the obsolescence and ineffectiveness of the old covenant and the beauty and power of the new covenant to actually and fully provide justification from sin (Hebrews 10:1-10). In reality, the book is a written sermon consisting largely (though
by Lee Parish on 2019-12-10 at 9:00 am
Humility is a life-long pursuit of turning away from self and toward others.
Dec. 10. More Psalms of Praise
by James McFerrin on 2019-12-10 at 12:18 am
Ps. 118:1-29; 135:1-21 “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.” God’s goodness and eternal mercy were foremost in the thoughts of the psalmist. From the entire nation of Israel through the ruling house of Aaron to those individuals who fear God, that admonition rang out. The writer
Seeking to know you as one God
by TFRStaff on 2019-12-09 at 1:00 pm
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. (Colossians 1:15-16 NKJV) Который есть образ
Lack of humility is an ugly thing
by J. Randal Matheny on 2019-12-09 at 9:01 am
Humility is not a natural human trait.
Dec. 9. Psalms of Praise Continued
by James McFerrin on 2019-12-09 at 2:53 am
Ps. 115:1-117:2 “You shall have no other gods before Me.” That was the first of ten commandments that God laid down in the Law of Moses in the wilderness after freeing Israel from Egypt. All through the journey with His people, the greatest displeasure from God came through their failure to obey that one command.
God a terrible obituary writer
by TFRStaff on 2019-12-08 at 9:54 pm
“In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes” Judges 21:25. God would be a terrible obituary writer. You know, no matter how the person lived his or her life, the blurb in the newspaper always says glowing things about the person … but God tells
Young servants good and faithful
by TFRStaff on 2019-12-08 at 7:57 pm
After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. (Acts 1:3 NIV) А по муці Своїй Він ставав перед ними живий із засвідченнями багатьма, і сорок день їм з’являвся та
Before you make a donation
by BNC Staff on 2019-12-08 at 9:01 am
A man of God gives biblical guidance and practical perspective about our generosity.
The vastness of God’s mysterious power
by TFRStaff on 2019-12-08 at 12:08 am
But Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God. For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven. And as for the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was said to you by God:
Dec. 8. Psalms of Praise
by James McFerrin on 2019-12-07 at 11:43 pm
Ps. 111:1-114:8 “His praise endures forever.” The psalmist expressed his praise of the Lord wholeheartedly as he enumerated the many glorious aspects of God’s blessings. His blessings encompass His great works of love, care and compassion. It is likely that the writer was thinking of God’s deliverance and care of Israel as they had been
Brazil: 10 World English Institute students hear gospel in person
by J. Randal Matheny on 2019-12-07 at 5:33 pm
Blane Anderson follows up his online teaching in person.
As shining lights
by John Henson on 2019-12-07 at 9:01 am
Someone needs to see the light of God’s word in you.
Visiting the afflicted
by Michael Brooks on 2019-12-07 at 9:01 am
Helping the needy is what our religion is all about.
Concern … and answered prayer
by Jon Galloway on 2019-12-06 at 11:06 am
Replace worry with prayer and do what we can do to encourage those we are concerned about.
Book urges decision to obey the gospel
by J. Randal Matheny on 2019-12-06 at 9:01 am
Reviewer: "I don't remember reading a book that managed to summarize in so few pages the essential truths of the gospel in order for a person to make a decision."
Confronting predators in church leadership
by J. Randal Matheny on 2019-12-05 at 9:01 am
A sexual abuse survivor shares her experience and perspective on the biblical approach.
Bewildering hermeneutics, complexity and truth
by Barry Newton on 2019-12-04 at 9:00 am
Our understanding might not be perfect, but at least it can be adequate.
Our Lord’s will unfulfilled
by J. Randal Matheny on 2019-12-04 at 8:01 am
The manpower is available if we utilize all the church in the preaching of the gospel to the lost.
God’s church faces new type of decision, says Tennessee professor
by J. Randal Matheny on 2019-12-03 at 5:11 pm
Kerry Duke says people who grew up in the church are being forced to decide. See why.
Humility now, exaltation later
by Lee Parish on 2019-12-03 at 9:00 am
Pride is prevalent, but humility is heaven-bound.
60 years offering Christ’s invitation
by J. Randal Matheny on 2019-12-02 at 7:27 pm
Ted Knight is in his 60th year of preaching the gospel.
How humility acts
by J. Randal Matheny on 2019-12-02 at 6:26 pm
Here are four actions that humility takes. Will you take them?