Little Word—Big Meaning

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Jesus once said, “We must work the works of him that sent me…” (John 9:4). Must refers to that which is necessary, indispensable, required, or obligatory….

From Heaven or From Men?

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             In His immortal Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said: Not everyone that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he…

Recognizing and Interpreting Synecdoches

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Both literature and the spoken word abound with figures of speech—words or phrases that are used to mean something other than their normal or literal meanings….

Denominationalism—Its Causes, Contradictions, Consequences, and Cures

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The Apple Online Dictionary defines the religious connotation of denomination as “a recognized autonomous branch of the Christian Church.” The honest and perceptive student of Scripture…

Conversion Confusion

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             Conversion is the theme of the New Testament. It embraces redemption, forgiveness, and salvation—the purpose of Jesus’ coming. To “convert” means to change/turn from one’s present…

Why the Plan of Salvation Was Necessary

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction The Bible is a book about sin and a Savior. Paul announced wonderful news in this regard: There is therefore now no condemnation to them…

Ingredients of Evangelism

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] No subject is more vital to sincere saints than evangelism. Jesus made it our first responsibility when He issued the Great Commission (Mat. 28:18–19; Mark 16:15–16;…

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)…

Baptism—What Does the Bible Teach?

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction In Mark 16:16 Jesus made one of the most explicit statements in the New Testament concerning baptism: “He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved;…