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Articles by Stacey Durham

2020
"Abide in Me"
Abounding in the Work of the Lord 
Adolescence
Adoption
Against Such Things
All or None
All Things New 
All Things Work Together for Good 
Alternatives to Anxiety
Always Good News
"Am I Good Enough to Be Saved?"
Ancestry  
Androgeny
The Angry Mob  
Answer the Lord's Prayer 
Answering the JWs 
The Antidote for Death
Apologies to Darwin  
Approval for Abortion 
Are the Jews Saved without Believing in Jesus? 
Are We Guilty of Doctrinal Pride? 
Are You an Evangelical?
Are You an Imitator or an Actor? 
Are You Ready for This? 
Arguments the Atheists Cannot Answer
As Obedient Children 
Asleep in Jesus 
Assembly Required?
Attention Deficient 
Authentic Worship, Relevant Bible Teaching, and a Casual Atmosphere 
The Authority to Give Eternal Life 
Back to Goshen 
Back to the Cross
Be Angry, and Yet Do Not Sin 
Be Still and Know That I Am God 
Be Strong and Courageous 
The Beatitudes 
The Beatitudes - Blessed are the Poor in Spirit 
The Beatitudes - Blessed are Those Who Mourn 
The Beatitudes - Blessed are the Meek 
The Beatitudes - Blessed are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness 
The Beatitudes - Blessed are the Merciful 
The Beatitudes - Blessed are the Pure in Heart 
The Beatitudes - Blessed are Peacemakers 
The Beatitudes - Blessed are the Persecuted 
Before and After 
Behold, Children Are a Gift of the LORD
Benevolence
The Best is Yet to Come
Be Perfect? 
Be Separate

Be Sober
Blameless 
Bless and Do Not Curse
Boast in the Lord
Bold Humility
The Boldness of Jesus
Boomerang 
Born to Die
Boundaries for Males and Females  
Break Up Your Fallow Ground
 
Breaking Bread 
A Bunch of Hypocrites
Burning Books 
But By the Grace of God 
California's Resolution Against the Gospel
Calling Evil Good 
Calling God Your Father 
Calvinism
Calvinism and the Sinful Nature
Can a Christian Serve in the Military? 
Can Jesus Really Save Anyone? 
Can We Depend on You?  
Can You Be Too Religious? 
Changing Seasons, Unchanging God 
Changing Your Spiritual DNA 
A Child Makes Himself Known
Children Obey Your Parents 
Choose Life 
Choose Your Leaders 
Choosing the Creation Over the Creator 
A Christian's Politics 
The Church from Eternity
Church is for Children, Too
Circle the Wagons! 
Citizens of Heaven 
Clean Out the Old Leaven
Clothe Yourself 
Committed to Denying God
Common Sense
Common Sense Crisis?
Conditional Love 
Conduct Yourself with Wisdom Toward Outsiders 
Confession and Denial 
The Confidence That God Hears Us 
Conscience Before and After 
Content but not Complacent 
Contentment and Ambition 
Controversy Over a Sign
Coping with Sorrows 
Counting Birthdays 
A Covenant with Your Eyes
 
Crucifying Christ Again 
Crucifying the Flesh
Daniel's Prayer
Dead Silent
Dealing With Painful Memories
Dealing With Sin
Death Bed Confessions 
Defending Self, Defending Others 
Degradation
 
Demon Possession 
Desperately Seeking Exceptions 
Despising the Shame 
The Devil and Judas Iscariot 
Did Scientists Discover Noah?
Did You Ever Notice?
Diet and Exercise 
A Different Perspective on "Once Saved, Always Saved" 
Difficult Statements
Dignity 
Dirty Dancing
Dissatisfied with God's Answers 
Divided Methodist Church
Do Not Speak Against One Another 
Do Wednesdays Count? 
Do You Love Jesus? 
Do You Trust Me?  
Do Yourself a Favor - Be Forgiving 
Does Everything Happen for a Reason? 
Don't Be Stupid  
Don't Blame Me!
Don't Give Up
Don't Give Up (updated) 
Don't Ignore the Problem  
Don't Preach That 
Don't Skip Thanksgiving
Don't Take It Seriously
"Don't Try This At Home!"
Don't Worry About It
Each Day has Enough Trouble of its Own  
Ease in Life is Not Ease of Faith
Easy as 1-2-3
Elders in Every Church
Empty Out, Fill Up 
Enter His Rest  
Envy and Covetousness 
The Evangelism of Consequences 
Every Knee Will Bow 
Everyone Who Does Evil Hates the Light 
Every Word of God is Tested 
Evolution Weekend Revisited
Excuse Busters
Faith Can Do All Things
Faith in Every Compartment 
Faith to be Fearless 
Faithful are the Wounds of a Friend
False Expectations
Fasting
The Father Gave All Things into His Hands
Fear
Fellowship with God 
Fight the Good Fight of Faith

Fighting Back the Flames
Financial Crisis - A Nation in Debt 
Financial Crisis - Lend, Expecting Nothing in Return 
Financial Crisis - Owe Nothing to Anyone 
Find Him 
Fireproof
The Firm Foundation of God Stands
The First Thanksgiving Proclamation
Follow the Directions to Forgiveness 
Following the Good Shepherd 
Follow Jesus through Your Trials
 
Follow the Bible's Map to God 
Fools, Folly, and Fun 
For Adults Only 
For and Against 
For by One Spirit We Were All Baptized 
For Such a Time as This 
For the Love of the Game 
For the Sake of the Kingdom of Heaven 
Forgive Me - Again
A Fragrance of Christ for God 
Free Will and Self-Control 
Freed From Sin

Freedom of Religion
Friends, Enemies, Truth, and Lies 
From Bad to Worse
The Fruit of Man's Knowledge
The Fullness of Christ
The Fullness of Christ
Fulfill the Law of Christ
The Futility of Sin 
Gaius and Diotrephes 
Get Behind Me, Satan!
Get Over It
Get Rich Quick!
Get the Message 
Getting to Know God 
God Adds No Sorrow to His Blessings 
God Desires All Men to be Saved 
God Forsaken 
God Has Joined Together 
God Has Spoken To Us In His Son 
God has the Solutions for our Nation's Problems 
God is in Control 
God's Views of Death 
Going Home 
Going to Law with a Brother 
The Golden Compass
The Good Confession
A Good, Moral, and Lost Man  
Good News: Millions of Lives Lost 
The Good Old Days  
"Good Sermon, Preacher!"
A Good Shepherd 
A Good Trade
The Goodness of Guilt and Shame 
The Gospel is Still the Power of God 
Got Talent? 
The Grace, the Gift, and the Joy 
Grasping Grace 
The Gray Head 
The Great Commission and You
Grieve, Then Get to Work
The Growth Chart  
Gutter Evangelism 
Hands That Shed Innocent Blood 
Hard Hearted
Has God Given America Over?
Hasten the Day 
Hate Evil, You who Love the Lord 
Have I Become Your Enemy? 
Have We Forgotten How to Blush? 
Have You Not Read?
He Causes It to Happen
He is a Believer Now 
He Led Captive His Captives
"He Loved Me Ere I Knew Him"
He who Troubles his Own House 
Hearing the Voice of the Son of God 
The Heart of Idolatry 
A High View of Scripture 
Higher Law  
His Only Begotten Son
His Resurrection: A Sign For All Time
Honorary Titles  
Hope Does Not Disappoint 
A House of Merchandise 
How are Your Senses? 
How Can I Know I'm Forgiven?
How Was Abraham Justified? 
How Will the Church Survive?
Humbled and Exalted, Christ and Us 
Humility of Mind
"I am the LORD" 
I Do
"I Have No Greater Joy Than This" 
I Know How You Feel
I Say Again, Stop the Violence 
"I Want to Go Home" 
I Will
"I Will Build My Church" 
"I'm Offended"
In Evil Be Babes 
In Him We Live 
In the Cloud
In the Midst of the Garden 
Incompatible with Human Dignity?
Increase Our Faith 
The Insurance of Wisdom 
The Invitation 
Is Christ in You?
Is Dancing Wrong? 
Is Obedience the Requirement of God or of Men? 
Is the End Near?
Is the Gospel Foolishness to You?  
Is the Gospel Hate Speech?
Is the Word of God in You? 
Is Your Confession Worth Your Life? 
It All Matters 
It Does Not Bear the Sword for Nothing
It Isn't About Love 
It Isn't the End of the World
It Only Takes One Generation
It's About Time
Jesus from Alpha to Omega 
Jesus, Let Us Come to Know You 
John 3:16
Judge with Righteous Judgment
Judging by Appearances 
Judgment 2011? 
Juror Misconduct
Justice for Those who Die Innocent 
Keep Your Behavior Excellent
Keepers of the Truth 
The Kingdom of God is not...
Knowing That You Don't Know 
The Last State is Worse Than the First
The Laughter of God 
Law and Liberty
The Law of Work
The Laws of God and the Laws of Man
Learning from the Past 
Learn to Be Content
Lessons from a Missing Sign 
Lessons from Grief 
Lessons from the Land 
Lest You Fall 
Let All Things Be Done For Edification
Let Marriage Be Held in Honor 
Let There Be Light
Let's Examine Halloween 
Liberty
The Lie of Ananias and Sapphira
A Life-Changing Event 
Life is in the Blood
 
A Life Well Spent
Like the Beasts That Perish
Like Unreasoning Animals
The Limited Gospel  
Listen, Think, Speak 
A Little Courtesy, Please 
Living in the World
Living Things 
Lo, I am with You Always
Lollygagging
The Lord Delivers the Righteous
The Lord Will Provide
The Lord's Supper for Children
Losing Liberty 
The Lost Tomb of Christ?
Love Rejoices with the Truth
Made to Work
The Majority, the Minority, and the Lord 
Make Certain His Calling and Choosing You 
Making Vows 
Making Wishes Come True 
The Man of God and the Old Prophet  
Man of Sorrows  
The Man Who Knew Too Much 
Man's Life Belongs to God 
Many Are Called, But Few Are Chosen
Marriage in Decline 
Matters of Opinion
McGuffey's Readers 
Memorial Day 
Memorials  
MENE MENE TEKEL UPHARSIN 
The Mighty Works of God among Us 
Mind Your Own Business

Mishandling the Word of Truth 
Mocking Prayer 
A Monument to Satan 
The Mountatin of the House of the LORD
The Necessity of the Negative 
Need Directions? 
New Age Religion, or Old Paganism?
A New Age Wave
New Blessings Every Morning 
A New Creature
A New Year 
The Nicest Place 
No Children Allowed 
No Fairy Tale
No Fine Print
No Worthless Thing 
No Young People
Non-Change You Can Believe In 
Nondenominational Churches
None of These in Heaven 
Not Afraid of Burning in Hell 
Not All Glory Is Fleeting 
Not Ashamed 
Not By Bread Alone 
Not Finding Noah 
Not in Vain 
Not in the Name of Christ
Not Open to Interpretation
"Not Worthy of Me"
Now to Him Who is Able 
O the Things We May Do
Obeying the Gospel
An Old Soldier Fades Away
Old Time Religion
On the Wrong Side of History
Once Baptized, Always Saved? 
One in Seven Billion 
One Powerful Way 
One Thing You Lack 
The One With Whom We Have To Do 
Open-minded or Gullible?
The Opportunity for Repentance
An Opportunistic Enemy
Opportunity With Outsiders 
The Optimism of Faith, Hope, and Love 
Organic Teaching 
Orientation and Identity 
Our Days are Getting Shorter 
Out with the Old, in with the New
The Parable of the Boiling Frog 
The Paradox of Discipleship
Part-time Christians
Patient When Wronged
Paul Knew About Social Media 
Perception Versus Truth in Evolution
A Perfect Life
Perfect Love 
Perversity is not Diversity 
Peter's Great Confession  
A Pharisee on Baptism
Philadelphia 
Post-Christian
Potential
Power in Weakness  
Pray for All Who are in Authority 
A Preacher's Cause and Effect
 
Predestination, God's Foreknowledge, and Man's Free Will
Preparing for the Known, or Hoping for the Unknown 
The President Repents
Pretending
The Prophecy of Caiaphas
The Proverbs on Righteousness and Wickedness 
The Providence of Satan 
Psalm 73
Punish Your Children 
Pure in Heart
The Pursuit of Happiness
Qualifications of a Bond-Servant
The Rapture
A Real Loser
A Reality Check
The Reason for Everything

Recovering from a Mistake
Redemption 
Rejoice and Remember in Your Youth 
Rejoice in the Lord Always
Religious versus Secular
Remember Lot's Wife 
Remembering Brethren 
Remembering Kindnesses
Remember Jesus Christ
Remember No More 
Remember the Lord and Fight
Removing the Veil
Render to God the Things That Are God's 
Repentance is a Gift from God
Repentance without Regret 
Reproof is Not Hate
Resisting the Holy Spirit 
Respect What is Right 
The Rest of Psalm 22
The Rest of the Story 
Restore to Me the Joy of Your Salvation 
The Rich Heritage of God's Word 
The Riches of God 
Righteousness Exalts a Nation
The Righteousness of the Pharisees
The Roaring Lion 
Roe v. Wade and "Meaningful Life" 
Root Cause Analysis
Running from the Lord 
Sacrifices for Today 
Sadducees: Ancient Humanists 
Sarah was a Beautiful Woman 
Satan's Opportunities 
Save a Soul from Death 
Save the Planet, or Save Man?   
Scammed 
Scared to Death of Hell 
Scientific Fact
The Scriptural Case Against Abortion
Sealed with the Holy Spirit
Second Chances
Seek and Destroy
Seek Him and You Shall Find Him
Seeking a Way Out 
Seeking Excellence or Just Getting By?
 
Self-Destruction 
Self Esteem
Sentence Sermons - Hebrews 13:1
Sentence Sermons - Hebrews 13:2
Sentence Sermons - Hebrews 13:3
Sentence Sermons - Hebrews 13:4
Sentence Sermons - Hebrews 13:5-6
Sentence Sermons - Hebrews 13:7
Sentence Sermons - Hebrews 13:8
Set Your House in Order 
Setting Your Mind to Come to the House of God 
Should the Church Apologize to Sinners? 
Show Yourself a Man 
"Show Yourself to the World"
The Silence of Christ
The Sin of Gluttony
Sin is a Hard Road to Travel 
Sing and Make Melody with Your Heart 
Sliding Down the Slippery Slope 
Small Things 
Snatching Joy from Despair 
Some Things That Do Not Belong in the Lord's Church 
Son of a Devil
Soul Saving or Pew Packing?
Sound Judgment About Yourself 
Sowing and Reaping
Sparing the Rod in Delaware 
Spiritual Laziness
Starved but not Hungry
Steadfast, Immovable, Abounding 
Sticks and Stones and Profanity
Stoking the Fire
Strong Medicine
Stop the Bullying
Stop the Violence 
The Story of Jesus and the World  
Study the Works of God 
Stumbling
Suffering for the Sake of What? 
Suffering for the Truth
Surviving the Drought 
Suspicion 
Sympathy 
Take Hold and Store Up
Take the Safe Route? 
Taking All Words Too Seriously 
Taking Away Guilt 
Taking Back the Rainbow
A Tale of Two Judgments   
Television
Test Yourself 
Tested Today, Rewarded Forever
Tests, Trials, and Temptations 
Time Travel
That the Scripture Might Be Fulfilled 
That's Curious
Then I Spoke 
There Ought to Be a Law!
There is a Balm in Gilead 
There is None 
They Were Glorifying God Because of Me
"They Who Wait For The LORD"
Things You Will Never Say 
Think of Your Body as Dead to Sin 
Think We're Losing?  Think Again 
This, Not That 
Through the Veil
Thy Kingdom Come 
Time is Money and Much More
A Time for Truth 
Times are Changing 
Tired of Listening?
Tithing
Today, Tomorrow, or Always?
Toxic Androgyny
To God Be the Glory
To Help or Not to Help? 
To the Pure 
Too Busy
The Tower of Babel 
Trading Places
Train Up a Child 
Troubled by Christmas
The True Measure of Wisdom 
The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth
Too Little, Too Late 
Tracking the Trends in 2013
Transgender 
Treasures of Wickedness
Truly Marvelous 
Truth is not a Democracy
Trying to Change the Unchangeable 
Turn the Hearts of the Fathers Back to the Children 
Two Cases in Contrast
Two Resurrections
Understanding the Times 
Ungrateful 
Unity of Words 
The Value of Faithful Leadership
The Veil was Torn in Two
Verbal Inspiration 
A Very Small Thing
The Virgin Shall Be With Child 
Wait Until the Lord Comes 
Waiting 
Was it not Necessary for the Christ to Suffer?  
Was Jesus Political? 
Wasted Youth
The Water Is Getting Hotter 
The Way of Escape 
"The Way of the Lord is Not Right"
We are the Lord's 
We Can Do Nothing Against The Truth 
We Exist For God
We Have An Advocate
Webster's Dictionary 
Welcome the Discipline of God 
What Can the Righteous Do? 
What Can You Do for God? 
What Did He See?
What Did Jesus Do? 
What Do You Have That You Did Not Receive? 
What Does God Know? 
What Does It Prove? 
What Ever Happened to Modesty?
What God Has Separated, Let No Man Join Together 
What Good is Sin?
What Is Driving the Homosexual Agenda? 
What is Falsely Called Knowledge 
What is Man? 
What is that to You?
What is Truth?
What is Written and What is Not
What It Really Is
What Others Think of You  
What Saved Noah?
What Shall I Render?
What They Said About Jesus
When Is It Gossip?
When It Is Too Late  
When the Last State has Become Worse Than the First 
When Will It Be Your Turn? 
When Will We Go To Heaven?
When You Assemble 
When You Read You Can Understand 
Where Can I Go From Your Spirit? 
Where Did You Hear That?
Where Do You Get Your Information? 
Where There is Liberty 
Which World Is It? 
Whitewashed Tombs
Who Can Go Where Jesus Is? 
Who Cares? 
Who Gives This Woman? 
Who is a Christian?
Who is Going to Heaven? 
Who is to Blame? 
Who Will Follow Jesus?
Whom Can You Trust?
The Whole Creation Groans 
The Whole of Man 
Why Believe in a God? 
Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?
Why Does the World Hate Christianity?
Why Give Thanks?
Why is There Doubt and Unbelief? Part 1 
Why is There Doubt and Unbelief? Part 2 
Why the Birth of Jesus Matters 
The Wife of Your Youth 
Will the Faithful Disappear? 
Will We Know Each Other? 
Wisdom is Vindicated by Her Deeds
Wishing for Life
Without Excuse
Woe to You 
Women Preachers in the Churches of Christ
 
The Wonderful Memory of God
Words versus Truth  
Working Lessons From Nehimiah
The World, the World, and the World 
Worse Than Sodom
The Worst State of Life 
The Wrong Obsession  
Wrong Thoughts About Sin
Yes, We Have No Bananas
You are All One in Christ Jesus 
You Are Christ's Body
You Are Mistaken 
You Have Been Bought With a Price 
You Have Been Identified 
You Have Need of Endurance
"You Just Wouldn't Understand" - Really? 
You May Know That You Have Eternal Life 
You must be Crazy!
You Shall Not Bear Any Grudge 
Your Mother Wears Combat Boots
Your Will Be Done