Paper Pulpit

...had its beginning May 9, 2008, when the first weekly article appeared in the Fort Worth Star Telegram. Alvin Jennings is writer of the sermons except for occasional selections from others. It is supported by contributions from individual Christians, churches of Christ and donations received from rebinding old Bibles.

The Bible is the only book that is a safe and sure guide on any and all subjects "pertaining to life and godliness" (2 Peter 1:3). This site is only intended as an incentive to the reader to "search the Scriptures to see whether these things are so" (see Acts 17:11).

For any good you may derive from our humble efforts in editing, writing and publishing this site, we shall be thankful and shall ascribe unto God all "the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus unto all generations" (Ephesians 3:21).



One of God’s promises to His children is that He will satisfy us with “honey out of the rock” (Psalm 81:16). Honey is one of the sweetest things and rock is one of the hardest. What is God telling His children here? You are going to have hard … [Read more...]

What’s Wrong With You?


CAN’T YOU GET ALONG WITH ANYBODY? Why can’t you settle down somewhere? You were a leader in school, and after that you were given a seat in an honored council. But then what happened to you? And what happened to your wife? Did she leave you because … [Read more...]



DECEIVE and deceitful in its various forms appear139 times in your Bible. To deceive is to be false, to cause to believe an untruth. Satan,the enemy of God, is the great deceiver, the “father of lies.” He“transforms himself into an angel” (2 Cor 11: … [Read more...]

99 Year Old Born Again


The old man Nicodemus was perplexed when Jesus told him he “must be born again!” He asked: how could he, being old, enter again into his mother’s womb and be born again??? Jesus explained to him in John 3:3-5 that this new birth is from above and … [Read more...]

“If A Man Die, Shall He Live Again?”


Every Person Living Or Dead Is In This Chart. Where Are You? Scriptures with brief explanation for the chart above. See corresponding numbers. 1. Innocence of Infants. Children are born into the world pure and innocent. They are “an heritage from … [Read more...]