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).


Billy, you have told me that you are a Baptist. That is one of the most popular denominations in our country. Many of my friends are Baptists. Did you know that ... 1. The words “Baptists,” “Baptist Church” and “a Baptist” are terms not in the … [Read more...]


Unless you know Greek you will not recognize this title: amartia (hamartia). It means to “miss the mark,” translated in English Bibles as “SIN.” Romans 6:23 says “all have sinned.” We have all “missed the mark.” The scriptures of the Holy Bible … [Read more...]



Fog imposed serious danger for ships prior to modern global position systems (GPS). In the early 18th century, British Admiral Shovell was engulfed in a blanket of fog for 12 days as he led a fleet of 21 warships near the rocky shores of the Scilly … [Read more...]



I rebind and repair old Bibles to help pay for these 250 words each Sunday (cost $420), now in week #350 in our 7th year. Thanks to all who read, and thanks to our blessed Lord for giving us this opportunity to teach His Word to this great audience … [Read more...]



Jesus taught that only a few will be saved. "Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few … [Read more...]