Premillennialism—A System of Fatal Error

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Premillennialism pervades the vast majority of Protestant churches, including the old “mainline” denominations, independent groups, the various Pentecostal sects, and the newer “community” churches. This phenomenon is more than “a doctrine.”…

The Same Old Jews and Greeks

Hits: 102[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In 1 Corinthians 1:22 Paul describes the prevailing characteristics of the Jews and Greeks of his day: “Seeing that Jews ask for signs, and Greeks seek after wisdom.” The Jews told…

“Prophesy Ye Not…”—Micah 1:6

Hits: 70[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             The first verse of Micah’s book is ripe with several important details. The name Micah means “Who is like Jehovah?” and is an abbreviated form of Michaiah, the name of…

The “Purpose-Driven” Church Paradigm

Hits: 64[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Churches should have goals and aims. In this sense every congregation of the Lord’s people should be driven by purpose rather than stumbling along haphazardly. However, purpose-driven has taken on…

Whence Our Strength?

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Three times in Paul’s great passage on the Christian “soldier” (Eph. 6:10–17) he tells us the source of all spiritual strength. We are to be “strong in the Lord and…

“Whatsoever a Man Soweth…”

Hits: 14[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] A bountiful, but bitter harvest of dishonor, immorality, profanity, drug/drink addiction, and cold secularism have become commonplace in our beautiful America. These behaviors extend from the powerless and poor through…

“What Is Truth?”

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  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…

Thoughts on the Gospel

Hits: 10[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Gospel occurs 97 times in the New Testament. The Gospel (and the salvation it provides, Rom. 1:16) is the New Testament’s theme. What does it tell us about the Gospel?…

“The Way of Cain”

Hits: 7[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] In his brief New Testament letter, Jude wrote of “the way of Cain” (v. 11). Genesis 4 tells us that Cain was the first human being to be born, the…

The Scandal of the Church

Hits: 4[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] In worship, organization, work, and other features, the faithful churches of Christ in the first century and in the twenty-first century are identical. This is that for which those who…