Disinherited Children

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Joan Crawford, the famous movie star of several decades back, left some of her children out of her will. She was not the first to do…

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…

Do You Love Jesus?

   Send article as PDF    [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] The apostle Paul lent significance to the question above as he wrote: “If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema…” (1…

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…

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…

THE HOLY SPIRIT, SANCTIFICATION, AND SINLESS PERFECTION

   Send article as PDF    Introduction The concept of sanctification is found in the Old Testament word kadhash, and in the New Testament word, hagiazo. In its various cognates (i.e., holy, holiness, hallow, hallowed, consecrate, sanctify, and saint) it appears more than 1,000 times….