Judgment Day Surprises

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] One of the recurring themes of the New Testament is that of the final accounting that all men must make before their Creator—The Day of Judgment….

The Church Was Not an Afterthought

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brilef Articles page.]             Many anti-Scriptural concepts of the church exist (e.g., denominationalism, that one can serve Jesus apart from His church [Jesus, yes—the church, no], that the church’s…

The Gospel of Christ Is Unchanged and Unchanging

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The cry for change was the main theme of William Jefferson Clinton and a press bi­ased toward him in the last presidential campaign. This cry was…

The Church—Purposed of God

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction Is the church Jesus promised to build a “new kid on the block” in God’s eternal purpose? When Jesus announced to the apostles, “I will…

The Church of Christ Is Not a Denomination

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The church of Christ is not only constitutionally non-denominational, but anti-denominational. Christ built only one church (Mat. 16:18); denominationalism encourages the idea of many churches. The…

Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Errors Reviewed and Refuted

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The doctrine of the Jehovah's Witnesses presents a real challenge to lovers of Biblical Truth for many reasons. It is challenging because cult members are very…

Twin Parables—The Treasure and the Pearl—Matthew 13:44–46

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The Dickson New Analytical Bible lists thirty-one parables spoken by our Lord. Since I deny that the account of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19–31)…

Annihilationism—A Refutation

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The doctrine of annihilationism cannot be discussed without discussing the Bible doctrine of Hell. The Bible depicts Hell as a place where sinners who die in…

WHAT JESUS SAID ABOUT HIS SECOND COMING

   Send article as PDF    Introduction Someone has suggested the following simple outline of the Bible: 1. Jesus is coming (Gen.–Mal.) 2. Jesus has come (Matt.–John) 3. Jesus is coming again (Acts–Rev.) While there is an element of truth in the foregoing analysis, the…

SPIRITUAL ANTICLIMAXES

   Send article as PDF    Introduction An anticlimax is a reversal of direction, thought, or status from the superior to the inferior or from the sublime to the ridiculous. In our days of modern, well-equipped, and technologically advanced automobiles, the suggestion that we return…