Millennialism and the Church

Views: 89[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction By millennialism I refer to Premillennialism which pervades the vast majority of Protestant churches, including the old “mainline” denominations, independent groups, the various Pentecostal sects, and the newer “community” churches….

Two Sides of God

Views: 72[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             In Romans 11:22, Paul invites us to take notice of both the “goodness and severity of God.” While we like to think of God in terms of His goodness for…

The Pattern Principle

Views: 88[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Is it important to strictly follow the New Testament’s teaching about the church? Most religious people have been led to believe it is not. The crux of the matter is,…

The Cause of It All

Views: 66[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             Our physical world and we, ourselves are not eternal; death, decay, and depletion remind us that the material universe is temporary. This important fact implies another: if we and our…

Notes on the Pentateuch—No. 1 (The Book of Genesis)

Views: 88[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Genesis means “beginning.” It reveals the beginning of everything except God. Unless one understands and believes the message of Genesis, his understanding of and belief in the rest of the…

A Vain and Useless Hope

Views: 82[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             Millions of people who profess faith in Jesus Christ as God’s Son are entertaining a vain and useless hope concerning His Kingdom. It is vain because their concept of the…

When Hurting Helps

Views: 95[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–3 page.]             God is in the helping business. He has always acted in such a way as to help and benefit mankind. To be true to Him we must seek to be…

The Retreat from Excellence

Views: 80[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–2 page.]             Without intending to be pessimistic, it appears to me that our world has suffered by the large scale “retreat from excellence” in recent years.  Those who are experts in the…

Lessons From the Ark

Views: 67[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–1 page.]         The Biblical account of Noah and his ark is not for little children alone. The closer I examine this event and its surroundings the more impressed I…