James 1:1–15—Testing Our Faith

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Life is a testing ground, a time of probation. The tests, trials, and challenges come in many forms and from many sources. Some are easily…

Man, Woman, and Marriage

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] One either believes the Bible to be God’s revelation of Himself to men, or one does not. God does not (and no man can) force anyone to…

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…

The Church—Its Uniqueness, Distinctiveness, and “Exceptionalism”

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction While fighting a war against terrorism that seeks to destroy our nation from without, it is also in the throes of a crucial civil war….

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…

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…

FOUR HEARTS

   Send article as PDF                The title above doesn’t refer to a “hand” in a card game. Rather, it relates to Jesus’ parable about a farmer who sowed seed in his field (Luke 8:5–15). Of the thirty or so parables He told, this…

IMPLICATIONS OF SIN

   Send article as PDF                Only a few decades ago, the majority of US citizens acknowledged the existence of and consequences of sin. A vast number of our citizens now deny sin’s existence—by their deeds, if not by their words. But what if…

JESUS’ AMAZING CROSS

   Send article as PDF    The centerpiece of God’s plan to redeem sinful mankind—yea, of history—is the cross of Jesus Christ. The Gospel is the “word of the cross,” which is “the power and wisdom of God” (1 Cor. 1:18, 23–24). Faithful preachers will…

ARE MEN STRONGER THAN GOD?

   Send article as PDF    Those who believe the Bible believe that God is all-powerful. “Is anything too hard for Jehovah?” (Gen. 18:14) anticipates a negative answer. Scripture refers to God as “Almighty” 59 times. Paul mentioned “…the exceeding greatness of his power” (Eph….