Category Archives: Jack McNiel

Articles Written by Jack McNiel of the Oak Grove Church of Christ in Oak Grove, Mo. Jack’s lessons are independent of all other teachers at “Church of Christ Articles”. Though many of his views including an understanding of Biblical authority and God’s plan of salvation for mankind are identical to the other writers at this website, there are areas in which his teachings are different. He encourages anyone who reads his articles to utilize scripture to see if the things he teaches are according to the truth taught by the apostles and prophets.

The Almighty Oak

There is an old truism that we are not to put our trust in man, because man will disappoint us in the end. Men are fallible, subject to temptation and often give in to sin. If our faith, our trust, … Read More

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Hope, an Anchor for the Soul

An anchor is a heavy object that is used to make fast a vessel at sea. It prevents the ship from moving either with the current or from the force of wind, or both. A vessel at anchor is safe … Read More

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The First Gospel Meeting

The gospel meeting I am referring to is not some 1830’s log cabin meeting with Barton W. Stone, Alexander Campbell, or some other Restoration Era gospel preacher. The meeting I am speaking of predates those men by approximately 1,800 years. … Read More

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The Real Boogey Man

It seems that people have always loved to be frightened. The feelings of fear and fright causes our heart rate to accelerate and gets a little adrenaline flowing, thus causing a heightened sense of awareness. We begin to feel more … Read More

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