Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction1 Perhaps the best way to get this subject before us is to examine the seven promises— the creed—to which those who are members of Promise Keepers must commit themselves: A Promise…

Commentary on and Review of K.C. Moser’s The Way of Salvation and The Gist of Romans

Hits: 45[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page. Introduction This chapter reviews two books, rather than one book, both by the late K.C. Moser: The Way of Salvation and The Gist of Romans). The rationale for this dual review is…

God’s “Ecumenical Movement”

Hits: 14[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page. Introduction For perhaps hundreds of years, the masses of Christendom and its leaders have lauded religious diversity. Most of us have been present where prayers of thanksgiving were offered for the…

The Holy Spirit, Sanctification, and Sinless Perfection

Hits: 46[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The concept of sanctification is found in the Old Testament word kadhash, and in the New Testament word, hagiazo. In its various cognates (i.e., holy, holiness, hallow, hallowed, consecrate, sanctify, and…

What Is “The Gift of the Holy Spirit”?—Acts 2:38

Hits: 42[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Good, able, scholarly, sincere brethren through the years have held—and many presently hold—that the Holy Spirit “dwells” in the Christian only figuratively; that is, He does not actually and personally dwell…

Biblical Baptism-No. 1

Hits: 7[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] Baptism has long been a subject of controversy, especially in respect to its purpose and its action. Uninspired men have written perhaps hundreds of books and millions of words about…