The Life that Frees From Anxiety

Visits: 56[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Often our lives are like a two-sided coin.  The positive side is stamped with emotions like contentment, peace of mind, happiness, and joy. The opposite, negative side contains stress, anxiety, worry,…

Notes on the Pentateuch—No. 4 (The Book of Numbers)

Visits: 32[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             The Old Testament book of Numbers is named after the four important censuses of the Israelites which it records. It could also appropriately be called “The Book of Wanderings” since…

Notes on the Pentateuch—No. 1 (The Book of Genesis)

Visits: 24[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Genesis means “beginning.” It reveals the beginning of everything except God. Unless one understands and believes the message of Genesis, his understanding of and belief in the rest of the…

Practical Points on Prayer

Visits: 29[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             The Lord wants us to be a people of prayer (Luke 19:46), but too often we are like the apostles in Gethsemane, sleeping when we should be praying (Mark 14:37–38)….

New Testament Conversions (No. 11)—Summary of Conversions

Visits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             We have surveyed the subject of “New Testament Conversions” in ten previous articles in this series of brief articles in The Scripture Cache. This survey covered nine distinct cases of…

New Testament Conversions (No. 9)—Conversions in Corinth

Visits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]          It was the apostle Paul’s custom upon entering a city where he had previously not been to seek out the Jewish populace first and reason with them about Christ as…

New Testament Conversions (No. 8)—The Conversion of a Jailer

Visits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             While in the Eastern European city of Philippi, Paul and Silas were beaten and thrown into prison (Acts 16:19–24). Instead of bemoaning their unjust treatment, they were praying and singing…

New Testament Conversions (No. 4)—Conversion of the Ethiopians Official

Visits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             While  Philip was in Samaria, the Lord directed him through an angel to travel to the road leading southward from Jerusalem to the deserted town of Gaza (Acts 8:26). Upon…

What Is Baptism? — No. 9

Visits: 28[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.]             Scriptural evidence has established the following truths concerning baptism: It is immersion (Rom. 6:4). It is in water (Acts 8:36; 10:47; 1 Pet. 3:20–21). It is a condition of…

What Is Baptism? — No. 6

Visits: 25[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.]             In previous articles, we have seen that the action of baptism is immersion, both by definition and description in the New Testament. This is substantiated by the scholarship of…