Does God Really Answer Prayer?

Hits: 23[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…

Israel’s Doom Declared—Isaiah 9:8–10:34—Andy McClish

Hits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page. Introduction It is not unreasonable to characterize the book of Isaiah as one of the most significant prophetic works in the Word of God. Its Messianic thrust and its prominence within God’s…

How Does the Holy Spirit Lead?

Hits: 137 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] One is not a child of God, a Christian, unless he is led by the Spirit: “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are the…

Alleged Contradictions and Problems in Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

Hits: 40[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Even inspired men have acknowledged that some passages of Scripture are “hard to be understood” (2 Pet. 3:16).1 Peter warned in this same verse that “the ignorant and unstedfast wrest” such…

“We Are Commanded to Grow”

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] While speaking of the local church, the preacher said, “We are commanded to grow.” He immediately quoted Mark 16:15 as his proof text: “Go ye into all the world, and…

Realized Eschatology and Exposition of Daniel 12

Hits: 97[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Some Preliminary Considerations To mutilate some lines from Shakespeare’s Sonnet 43, “By how many names do we know thee? Let us count the names:” “Kingism,” “AD 70 Theology,” “Realized Eschatology,” “Preterism,” “Covenant…

Moses, the Great Man of God

Hits: 77[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction If one is somehow yet unconvinced of the greatness of Moses, perhaps the following three incidents will give him pause: At Hazeroth in the Wilderness (Num. 11:35), Aaron and Miriam rebelled…

Joseph’s Brothers—A Brief History

Hits: 68[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The title of this manuscript implies Joseph’s ascendency, his importance, his place of leadership, and his moral superiority among all of the sons of Jacob. Otherwise, the subject of this study…

God’s Providence as Seen in the Lives of Elijah and Ahab

Hits: 82[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Our English word, providence, comes from the Latin word, providentia, meaning foresight or to foresee. The equivalent Greek word is pronoia, but, ironically, it is not used in reference to God…