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).



Carefully read Hebrews 10:23-32. The Christian must remain faithful to God and “hold fast ... without wavering.” In becoming a Christian, we confessed our belief in Christ as the Son of God and were baptized into Him and started our new life (Rom … [Read more...]



Unless you speak Italian, this title may be meaningless to you.  According to the most reliable dictionaries, it translates to mean: "In the manner of the chapel: without accompaniment," or "in chapel style, without instrumental accompaniment."  "It … [Read more...]



How different the apostle Paul viewed Athens, as contrasted with the attitude of the ordinary tourist who would have been enraptured by the magnificent architecture, the glory of the city, and the Gentile intellectualism. In Paul’s view, it was a … [Read more...]



GOD IS! “The heavens declare His glory” (Psa 19:1). There is no excuse for atheism or idolatry (Rom 1:19-20). Only a fool denies His existence (Psa 14:1). Our God is ONE in contrast to the myriads of gods of paganism (Dt 6:4). No creature or power … [Read more...]



THE BOOK OF ACTS is the record of Jesus’ last words being carried out: “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believes and is baptized shall be saved” (Mark 16:15f). Acts records several cases of people becoming … [Read more...]