The Holy, Sanctification, and Sinless Perfection

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] 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…

Commentary on and Review of K.C. Moser’s “The Way of Salvation” and “The Gist of Romans”

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction This chapter reviews two books, rather than one book, both by the late K.C. Moser: The Way of Salvation and The Gist of Romans). The rationale for this dual review is…

Building Up the Church Through Singing

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Many characteristics distinguish mankind from all the lower forms of animal life. Among the most notable of these peculiarities are the size and capability of the human brain (which makes us…

Is This What They Mean by Balance?

Hits: 14[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The Forest Hill congregation (FH) in Memphis, Tennessee, oversees and is the home of Memphis School of Preaching (MSOP), both of which have for years commanded my utmost respect, support,…

Deaver Doctrine—Where Does It End?

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Solomon observed that there is “a time to keep silence, and a time to speak” (Ecc. 3:7). Perhaps all of us wish for the “wisdom of Solomon” to know just…

A Primer on the Meaning of Faith

Hits: 23[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction There is hardly a more important subject for mankind to contemplate—and understand— than that of faith. It is a subject (and word) that men widely abuse and misuse. This misunderstanding…

“What Is Truth?”

Hits: 2[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Pontius Pilate asked our Lord the question of our title (John 18:38). Perhaps we will never know whether Pilate was sincere or sarcastic. However, there is no excuse for anyone who…

The Gift of Tongues

Hits: 24[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] One of the miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit is the gift of tongues (1 Cor. 12:10, 30; 19:6; 14:2; et al.). What were these tongues in which some of the…

The Bible’s Great Claim of Inspiration

Hits: 8[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The Bible claims to be the exclusive revelation of the true and living God. The Old Testament prophets enjoin, “Hear the word of the Lord,” or like expressions, hundreds of times….