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).


ORLANDO was known as the home of Disney World. But now it has become known as the place of mass murder. There a lone gunman entered a bar and killed and/or injured over 100 people. God says that the “judgment of God” falls upon sinners who … [Read more...]


AND WHO IS GOING THERE We cannot stay here, for the sentence of death is universal (Job 14:1-2; 7:6; I Pet 1:24). After death follows the Day of Judgment (Heb 9:27). Death is not annihilation (Job 14: 14), but a transition to one of two places: … [Read more...]


Zacchaeus was “the wee little man” who climbed a tree so he could see Jesus as he passed by (Lk 19:1-10). He was a rich tax collector, the kind most people hated. But Jesus, during the peek of his public ministry, looked beyond the pressing admirers … [Read more...]


The word in the title is in your Bible, but it is not translated from the original language. All other words are translated into English so their meanings in the original language (Greek) could be understood in our language. But the Greek word … [Read more...]


CAN NO MAN TAME I have found over 50 ways we can be condemned by our tongue (Mt 12:37). Can you send us more in your Bible? 1 Too much talking about what “I think” (Prov 18:2). 2 Our own contradictory words (Prov 18:7). 3 Gossip sinks … [Read more...]