What About the Bible?

Hits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Poets and orators are sometimes said to be “inspired” when they produce a masterpiece. A sermon may have been “inspiring” to those who heard. But the inspiration claimed for the Bible…

The Unique Book

Hits: 33[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.]             Unique means one of a kind, having no like or equal, incomparable. These terms accurately describe the Bible. Consider some of the characteristics that make it unique: It alone…

The All-Sufficiency of the Scriptures and the Cessation of Miracles

Hits: 37[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Among other things that love, grace, faith, elect, and miracle have in common is that they are all words that have been “wordnapped,” redefined, and misused. Miracle is loosely used…

The Book of Micah—A Brief Commentary

Hits: 33[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Micah 1:1 serves as an appropriate outline for introductory details: The word of Jehovah that came to Micah the Morashtite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah,…

False Theories versus the Truth on Inspiration

Hits: 48[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Few subjects are more significant and far-reaching than the subject of the inspiration of the Bible. Rejection of the inspiration of the Bible equals rejection of the Bible because it claims…

Confidence in Christ—1 John 5:9-15

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page. Introduction The infidelity of the Gnostic heretics, which constitutes the setting of John’s first epistle, is given one final broadside in chapter 5. In the first 8 verses of the chapter, the…

What Ever Happened to the “First Principles”?

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] To speak of “first principles” in any field of endeavor is to speak of things basic, elementary, fundamental, and rudimentary. The Hebrews writer referred to “the rudiments of the first principles…

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

Hits: 93[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…

The Consequences of Pentecostalism

Hits: 33[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page. Introduction “Even though I don’t believe in ‘speaking in tongues’ or in other claimed miraculous gifts identified with Pentecostalism, I don’t see what it hurts if someone does, as long as…

The Gift of Tongues

Hits: 40[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] One of the miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit is the gift of tongues (1 Cor. 12:10, 30; 19:6; 14:2; et al.). What were these tongues in which some of…