Biblical Faith—No. 1

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The noun, faith, and the corresponding verb, believe, are words of great significance in the New Testament. One’s faith in God (the Father), in Jesus Christ (His only begotten Son), and…

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

Hits: 45[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…

Jesus’ Mission is My Mission

Hits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] There is no more basic place to begin a study of New Testament evangelism and our responsibility toward it than to understand the purpose of Jesus’ first coming. To try to evangelize…

The Mission of God’s People

Hits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] In speaking of “mission” we refer to more than activities in which we might legitimately engage. We refer to the purpose and aim of one’s activities. Upon what principal point…

Will God Change His Mind?

Hits: 42[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] God has “changed His mind” on occasion (e.g., Exo. 32:7–14; Num. 14:11–20). If God never “changes His mind” about anything Deism is justified, and many of our prayers are vain. Often…

The Bible’s Great Claim of Inspiration

Hits: 21[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  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…

Christmas—That Time of Year Again—Andy McClish

Hits: 11[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Undoubtedly, during the holiday season more people (in our culture, at least) will be thinking and talking about the birth of Jesus than at any other time of the year….

Biblical Baptism—No. 8

Hits: 5[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] For failure to grasp the connection between baptism and the blood of Christ, many people woefully misunderstand the role of baptism in God’s plan. Those who understand this relationship do…

Brief Surveys of Some New Testament Epistles

Hits: 64[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The following brief introductions to and surveys of 2 Corinthians–Colossians are part of the book, A Bible Handbook—Authored by Preachers in the Churches of Christ, edited by Jerry Moffitt. Bible students…

Lessons from the Flood

Hits: 9[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]          The great Flood in the time of Noah engulfed all of the world (Gen. 7:19–20). It was of such cataclysmic power and proportions that only the end of the…