Millennialism and the Church

Views: 88[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction By millennialism I refer to Premillennialism which pervades the vast majority of Protestant churches, including the old “mainline” denominations, independent groups, the various Pentecostal sects, and the newer “community” churches….

Why the Church Is So Great—No. 4

Views: 115[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Among all the organizations and institutions that have existed or that continue to exist on earth, the church of Jesus Christ remains paramount. It has Jesus Christ as its founder…

Why the Church Is So Great—No. 1

Views: 74[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             The church described in the New Testament is the greatest institution in all the world and through all time. This can be said without qualification because the church is a…

The Church—No. 1 (Its Beginning)

Views: 79[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The church of the Bible had its origin long before it was established. Its origin was in the eternal purpose of God (Eph. 3:10–11). From the earliest moment in God’s…

Respect for Bible Terms—No. 3

Views: 73[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Much, if not most, of the religious division and confusion in our world is a result of man’s failure to respect and use terms of Scripture as they are used…

The Cross and the Church

Views: 90[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] The Cross and the Church Dub McClish Some think it possible to magnify the death of Christ, symbolized by His cross while ignoring or minimizing His church. To attempt such is…

“A Movement in Transition”

Views: 67[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] We have read in a church bulletin that a special series of Wednesday night lectures was conducted on the theme, “Movement in Transition: A Vision for the Future.” Accompanying comments…

God’s “Ecumenical Movement”

Views: 55[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page. Introduction For perhaps hundreds of years, the masses of Christendom and its leaders have lauded religious diversity. Most of us have been present where prayers of thanksgiving were offered for the…

The Church of the Bible—No. 6

Views: 97[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] The church of the Bible is not time-or earth-bound. Its destiny reaches beyond both. The church/kingdom of Jesus Christ has an eternal destiny. After writing of the church in Hebrews…

The Church of the Bible—No. 2

Views: 73[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our New Uploads  page.] Jesus promised to build His church (Mat. 16:18). He also promised it would be established in the lifetime of His apostles (16:28; Mark 9:1). Various Old Testament prophecies foretold the coming…