Will God Change His Mind?

Hits: 26[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] God has “changed His mind” on occasion (e.g., Exo. 32:7–14; Num. 14:11–20). If God never “changes His mind” about anything Deism is justified, and many of our prayers are vain. Often…

Prayer in the Life of Jesus

Hits: 23[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction Paul wrote of Jesus: “For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily” (Col. 2:9). Yet, this same Paul also wrote: “For there is one God, one mediator…

God’s Word is Forever Settled

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction  The great psalm that exalts God’s Word throughout its 176 verses contains the following majestic claim: “For ever, O Jehovah, Thy word is settled in heaven” (Psa. 119:89, ASV). It…

Jesus—More than a Man

Hits: 8[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] One of the songs in the 1970s rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, has Mary Magdalene singing of Him, “He’s a man, He’s just a man.” This view of Jesus is by…

“What Is the Biblical Name of the Universal Church?”

Hits: 18[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The title above is one of several questions a visitor to my Website, TheScripturecache.com, submitted on December 28, 2017. His reading my MS, “The Church of Christ Is Not a Denomination,”…

“The Man or The Plan” Discussion Revisited

Hits: 28[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction In the early 1960s I was a young preacher, not long out of Abilene Christian College. I well remember the lively brotherhood discussion of the Man or the plan controversy…

Another Response on Humanism.

Hits: 31[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] How strange it is that those who pride themselves in being most liberal toward and tolerant of every philosophy, lifestyle, and religion can be exceedingly intolerant toward those whom they judge…

Respect for Authority

Hits: 30[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.]             In every system there is a basic, core principle that largely determines the nature and operation of the whole. In the business world, the guiding principle is to turn…

Denominationalism

Hits: 33[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] Denominationalism refers to a “denominational or sectarian spirit or policy; the tendency to divide into denominations or sects” (Random House College Dictionary). In religion, the term refers to the multitude (some…

Will God Change His Mind?

Hits: 38[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] God has “changed His mind” on occasion (e.g., Exo. 32:7–14; Num. 14:11–20). If God never “changes His mind” about anything Deism is justified, and many of our prayers are vain. Often the…