When the Heart Is Missing

Hits: 29[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] When we study the sad history of the cyclical apostasies of the descendants of Jacob, it is difficult not to be harshly critical of their folly. God never did before or…

The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree—Luke 13:6–9

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction And he spake this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit thereon, and found none. And he said unto the…

Answering the Perseverance of the Saints Error—Lavonne J. McClish

Hits: 46[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Recently I attempted to help a friend and fellow-Christian who was involved in a discussion with a co-worker concerning the question, “Can a child of God fall from grace?” or “Can…

“The Way of Cain”

Hits: 7[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] In his brief New Testament letter, Jude wrote of “the way of Cain” (v. 11). Genesis 4 tells us that Cain was the first human being to be born, the…

Goodness and Severity of God

Hits: 6[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] The apostle Paul wrote: “Behold then the goodness and severity of God” (Rom. 11:22a). In context, Paul recounted that God was severe toward His chosen people, the Jews, because they…