The Bible Doctrine of Faith – No. 5

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Sometimes it helps us to determine what a thing is by learning what it is not. This is so concerning the faith that each person must have in order to be…

The Bible Doctrine of Faith – No. 4

Hits: 2[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Our faith in God (and in all things Biblical) has to do with the elements of belief, trust, confidence, assurance, and conviction. Hebrews 11:1 describes the true nature and meaning of…

The Bible Doctrine of Faith – No. 3

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The Gospel is often called “the faith” in an objective sense. When so used, the faith refers to that whole body of doctrine in which men must invest their faith. Note…

The Bible Doctrine of Faith – No. 2

Hits: 0[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Faith and belief are so much the basic response God requires of men that one or the other is often used as a synecdoche (i.e., a figure of speech in which…

The Bible Doctrine of Faith – No. 1

Hits: 0[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Faith and belief (in its various cognates) are among the most frequently found words and concepts in the Bible. They are also among the most misunderstood and abused Biblical words. Without…

The “Poison” of Religion

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Christopher Hitchens, renowned British atheist, titled his 2007 book, God Is Not Great (subtitled, How Religion Poisons Everything). Both are solid thwacks at the mazards of believers. He knows how to…

The “No-Fault” Mentality

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The past few years have seen the burgeoning of a philosophy that threatens to utterly demote mankind to the level of brute beasts. For lack of a better term, I refer…

The “Isaiah” Attitude

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Seven centuries before the Christ came, God had a job that needed to be done. He asked, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Isaiah replied, “Here am…

The “Gospel” Of “Magic”

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] In the 1980s, “Magic” Johnson obtained great fame and wealth by his basketball exploits with the Los Angeles Lakers. He has been named one of the fifty greatest basketball players of…

That Time of Year Again—Andy McClish

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Undoubtedly, during this holiday season more people (in our culture, at least) will be thinking and talking about the birth of Jesus than at any other time of the year. We…