The Pattern Principle

Views: 91[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Is it important to strictly follow the New Testament’s teaching about the church? Most religious people have been led to believe it is not. The crux of the matter is,…

The Cause of It All

Views: 68[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Our physical world and we, ourselves are not eternal; death, decay, and depletion remind us that the material universe is temporary. This important fact implies another: if we and our…

Notes on the Pentateuch—No. 1 (The Book of Genesis)

Views: 89[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Genesis means “beginning.” It reveals the beginning of everything except God. Unless one understands and believes the message of Genesis, his understanding of and belief in the rest of the…

Christian Certainties — No. 4

Views: 85[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.]             Despite the negative, skeptical philosophies that seem to control the minds of most of mankind, there are yet some matters that are certain and sure. Puny man will never overthrow…

Christian Certainties — No. 2

Views: 95[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             In an age of doubt, cynicism, and agnosticism, the human heart cries out for something solid, certain, and sure. We live in such an age, and it is appropriate…

The Adequate Cause

Views: 100 [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The matter is really very simple: We live in a cause-effect universe—every effect must have a cause, yea, an adequate or sufficient cause, to explain it. A wristwatch implies a…

Does God Really Answer Prayer?

Views: 118[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Is everything that happens to each one of us determined by the positions of the heavenly bodies (Astrology)? Is everything that occurs to us predetermined, foreordained by God (Determinism, Calvinism)? Is…

“It Is Finished”

Views: 80[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] Following are some personal observations on John 19:23–52: What a mystery to men that God could see hundreds of years down the stream of time and know what men were…