Why the Church Is So Great—No. 2

Views: 73[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–3 page.]             The New Testament church is the greatest institution ever built. This is so because it is ordained of God and built by Christ through the work of His apostles (Mat….

Why the Church Is So Great—No. 1

Views: 74[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             The church described in the New Testament is the greatest institution in all the world and through all time. This can be said without qualification because the church is a…

What About the Old Testament?—No. 5

Views: 83[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             When Christ died on the cross, the authority of the Old Testament died with Him, being nailed to the cross (Col. 2:14). Christ is now our mediator of a better…

What About the Old Testament?—No. 4

Views: 75[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             None who have lived since Jesus Christ died on the cross have been responsible for any of the commands of the Old Testament. That body of religious law was “nailed…

The Church—No. 6 (Its Authority)

Views: 63[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The means of determining whether a church is of human or divine origin and operation is in asking, “What authority is honored?” Man-made churches submit to human authorities. God’s church…

The Church—No. 1 (Its Beginning)

Views: 79[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The church of the Bible had its origin long before it was established. Its origin was in the eternal purpose of God (Eph. 3:10–11). From the earliest moment in God’s…

The Great Commission

Views: 78[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…

The Deity of Jesus Christ—No. 3

Views: 77[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The Bible not only records the claims Jesus and the apostles made concerning His Deity. It also furnishes abundant evidence to support the claims. The prophecies (exceeding 300) that are…

The Deity of Jesus Christ—No. 2

Views: 79[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             “Why is the Deity of Christ important?” one may ask. “Isn’t the Sermon on the Mount just as powerful and beautiful, even if He wasn’t the Son of God?” That…

The Deity of Jesus Christ—No. 1

Views: 90[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Was Jesus Christ merely a “good man” or was He more than man? The second century Gnostics and their modern counterparts (i.e., the Jehovah’s Witness sect, the Unitarians, etc.) say…