The Gospel—a Message of Peace

Hits: 8[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] The Gospel is and contains a message of peace. The angelic host proclaimed “peace on earth” at Jesus’ birth (Luke 2:14). He is called the “Prince of peace” (Isa. 9:6)…

Strength for The Fight

Hits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Just as God’s people in the Old Testament had their physical armies to wage war against the enemies of God, so His New Testament people are figuratively depicted as soldiers…

Jesus Called Himself “The King of Kings and Lord of Lords”

Hits: 17[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] In John’s vision of the victorious Christ the Lord had “… on his garment and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS” (Rev. 19:16). John…

The Christ Addresses the Seven Churches—Revelation 1:1–20

Hits: 62[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Perhaps the most important chapter of the Revelation for the reader to understand is the first chapter. It gives us many things that are helpful—and some I deem necessary—to approach the…

Prayer in the Life of Jesus

Hits: 39[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…

“Strong in the Lord”

Hits: 17[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Paul commanded, “Be strong in the Lord” (Eph. 6:10). The fact that we are ordered to spiritually strong necessarily implies that it is possible for us to attain such strength….

God…Hath Spoken

Hits: 18 [Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Hebrews 1:1–2 contains numerous points of Biblical Truth: God, having of old time spoken unto the fathers in the prophets by divers portions and in divers manners, hath at the…

Cart Before the Horse

Hits: 15[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God (John 3:16), identified both the “horse” and the “cart” in regard to the respective obligations of all mankind: Thou shalt love the…

Some Wonders of Jesus’ Birth

Hits: 31[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The Biblical record of the birth of Jesus Christ notably omits the date of its occurrence and any record of a special observance of the occasion. Although centuries distant, it is…

Matthew 15—A Commentary

Hits: 75[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The events described in the beginning of Matthew 15 took place in Galilee, where Jesus was attracting throngs of people by His mighty words and deeds. News of His miracles had…