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).

ASK, SEEK, KNOCK

The goal of prayer is for God to hear His children. The Christian is given the privilege of asking favors of the One Who has all power and authority. “Ask of me and I will give” (Psa 2:8). Jesus told His disciples, “Ask and it will be given to you; … [Read more...]

CHURCH ORGANIZATION

History records the time and place of the beginning of the various denominations. We are not particularly interested in these, for Jesus said: “Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up” (Mt 15:13). Jesus said, “I will … [Read more...]

ANCIENT LANDMARK

“Do not remove the ancient landmark which your fathers have set” (Prov 22:28). We live in a world of changes and additions in our struggle for progress. All around we see discarded systems that failed. We fail to consider that no fundamental … [Read more...]

MASS MURDER

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...]

HEAVEN

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...]