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

Views: 89[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…

Does God Really Answer Prayer?

Views: 118[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Is everything that happens to each one of us determined by the positions of the heavenly bodies (Astrology)? Is everything that occurs to us predetermined, foreordained by God (Determinism, Calvinism)? Is…

Israel’s Doom Declared—Isaiah 9:8–10:34—Andy McClish

Views: 87[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page. Introduction It is not unreasonable to characterize the book of Isaiah as one of the most significant prophetic works in the Word of God. Its Messianic thrust and its prominence within God’s…

The Providence of God as Seen in the Lives of Elijah and Ahab

Views: 239[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Our English word, providence, comes from the Latin word, providentia, meaning foresight or to foresee. The equivalent Greek word is pronoia, but, ironically, it is not used in reference to God…