Millennialism and the Church

Visits: 38[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….

Why the Church Is So Great—No. 3

Visits: 15[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles–3 page.]             The church of which we read in the New Testament is incomparable. It was planned from eternity by God and built by Christ through the work of His inspired apostles…

Why the Church Is So Great—No. 2

Visits: 20[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….

What Is the Gospel?

Visits: 22[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             The word Gospel is frequently found in the New Testament (101 occurrences). Its literal meaning is “glad tidings” or “good news.” It refers to the wonderful news that man can…

What About the Old Testament?—No. 5

Visits: 23[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. 3

Visits: 13[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             The Old Testament teaches that it was to be succeeded by a “new covenant” between God and His people (Jer. 31:31–34) and the New Testament teaches that it fulfills the…

What About the Old Testament?—No. 2

Visits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-3 page.]             Having seen that the Bible covers three distinct periods of time, marked off by God’s communicating with man through three distinct bodies of law, (the laws of Patriarchs, the Law…

The Significance of the Cross

Visits: 33[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             The cross is the single most enduring symbol of Christianity. Paul said he would not glory in anything except the cross of his lord (Gal. 6:14). The cross remains an…

The Greatness of the Church

Visits: 21[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-2 page.]             It is common to hear the church spoken of as if it were of no consequence or importance at all. Some, even preachers among them, believe the church is completely…

The Deity of Jesus Christ—No. 3

Visits: 27[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…