On the Impartation of Spiritual Gifts

Visits: 20[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–1 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…

What Is the Gospel?

Visits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             The word Gospel is frequently found in the New Testament (101 occurrences). Its literal meaning is “glad tidings” or “good news.” It refers to the wonderful news that man can…

What Is the Church?

Visits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             There are many terms used to describe the church in the New Testament which help us to understand the nature and substance of the church.             The church is called…

The Significance of the Cross

Visits: 33[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The cross is the single most enduring symbol of Christianity. Paul said he would not glory in anything except the cross of his lord (Gal. 6:14). The cross remains an…

The Church—No. 5 (Its Work)

Visits: 27[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             If a church dare claim to follow the New Testament pattern in every respect, it must do the work Christ gave it to do. Perhaps modern religious movements have ignored…

The Great Commission

Visits: 30[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             When Jesus told His apostles to preach the Gospel to all creation so that all men might have opportunity to be saved, He gave them what is commonly called, “The…

Is Undenominational Christianity Possible?

Visits: 32[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             To most people, “denominationalism” and “Christianity” are the same thing. Do modern men have the courage and objectivity to accept and face what the Bible teaches about the New Testament…

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. 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…

New Testament Conversions—No. 1

Visits: 19 [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.] No more practical and important material can be found in the Bible than the accounts of people being converted to Christ and His saving Truth. This begins a series of…