The Church—No. 2 (How People Become Members)

Views: 88[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Jesus built His church on the first Pentecost after His resurrection. How did people become members of it? This is an all-important question for those truly interested in being in…

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

Views: 64[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

Views: 79[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 7

Views: 85[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.]             Is immersion in water an act done by a Christian (one who is already saved) or is it an act done in order to become a Christian (be saved)?…

What Is Baptism? — No. 5

Views: 68[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads 3  page.]             Having surveyed the overwhelming evidence showing the only Scriptural action of baptism to be immersion, we will now seek to discover the Scriptural purpose of baptism. What does baptism…

Here’s How…

Views: 39[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] A leaflet making the rounds purports to instruct us on the way to have “an eternal relationship with God.” The suggested four-point plan is as follows: Admit Your Sin—“For all…

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

Views: 223[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…

Salvation, the End of Your Faith

Views: 100 Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Peter identified salvation as “the end of your faith” (1 Pet 1:3–9).  Salvation summarizes the theme of the Bible in one word. There are many sub-themes in Scripture, but…

Israel’s Doom Declared—Isaiah 9:8–10:34—Andy McClish

Views: 87[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page. Introduction It is not unreasonable to characterize the book of Isaiah as one of the most significant prophetic works in the Word of God. Its Messianic thrust and its prominence within God’s…

Introduction to 2 Corinthians—Andy McClish

Views: 58[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Before beginning a serious study of any passage of Scripture, whether a verse, a chapter, or an entire book, it is extremely beneficial (and often essential) to know something of the context…