The First Sin and the First Messianic Prophecy—Genesis 3:1–24

Hits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             No one can successfully deny that all but the briefest beginning of the history of humanity is one long tale of wickedness and woe, suffering and sin. The Bible is a book…

A Study of the Captivity in the Major Prophets

Hits: 8[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The captivity of God’s covenant people of the Old Testament is one of the saddest chapters of all history. Never was an obscure race of men so marvelously blessed of God,…

We Can KNOW that the Bible is the Word of God—Inspiration

Hits: 67[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction No doctrine is more fundamental to true religion than that of the inspiration of the Bible. Rejection of the Bible’s inspiration is tantamount to rejection of the Bible itself, and…

On Miracles and Revelation

Hits: 23[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The word miracle is one of several Biblical words that have been “wordnapped,” redefined, and misused. Miracle is popularly used to describe a spectacular game-winning catch of a football in…

Jesus—Some “Why Nots” of His Coming

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Jesus Himself tells us clearly why He initially came down from Heaven: “For the Son of man came to seek and to save that which was lost” (Luke 19:10). At various…

The Wickedness of Pride

Hits: 2[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] “The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil: Pride and arrogancy…do I hate” (Pro. 8:13). The Bible deals with few sins more explicitly than with pride. Scripture is piled upon Scripture…

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….

Rebelling Against God

Hits: 6[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] As Israel approached Sinai on the way to Canaan they murmured against Moses and Aaron because of hunger (Exo. 16:1–3). It is important for us to notice that Moses correctly perceived…

Impartation of Spiritual Gifts

Hits: 6[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] In 1 Corinthians 12:8–10, Paul listed nine miraculous “manifestations” of the Spirit. These gifts were scattered among various members, with some apparently receiving no gift at all (vv. 28–30). Since possession…

Have Miracles Ceased?

Hits: 2 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Many modern religionists claim the power to perform the same miracles and signs as those recorded in the Bible. Claiming and doing are two different things. Anyone can make claims and…