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…

False Theories versus the Truth on Inspiration

Views: 212[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Few subjects are more significant and far-reaching than the subject of the inspiration of the Bible. Rejection of the inspiration of the Bible equals rejection of the Bible because it claims…

Calvinism and Neo-Calvinism

Views: 68[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction “Calvinism” is not a single doctrine or even a few scattered, unrelated doctrines. It is a system of theology embracing several significant doctrines. These dogmas are all tightly woven together in…

Alleged Contradictions and Problems in Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

Views: 106[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Even inspired men have acknowledged that some passages of Scripture are “hard to be understood” (2 Pet. 3:16).1 Peter warned in this same verse that “the ignorant and unstedfast wrest” such…

A Study of the Necessity of Careful Obedience to the Word of God

Views: 146[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction From almost the first page of the Bible, and certainly to the last, God’s Word sets before us the necessity of obedience to God. This is so much so that we…

A Study of the Captivity in the Major Prophets

Views: 94[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The captivity of God’s covenant people of the Old Testament is one of the saddest chapters of all history. Never was an obscure race of men so marvelously blessed of God,…

Annihilationism—A Spiritually Fatal Innovation

Views: 100[Note:This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Hell has fallen on hard times. The most frequent reference to it nowadays is as a term of cursing, swearing, or intensification of expression. Others use it in a weak attempt at…

Will God Change His Mind?

Views: 92[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] God has “changed His mind” on occasion (e.g., Exo. 32:7–14; Num. 14:11–20). If God never “changes His mind” about anything Deism is justified, and many of our prayers are vain. Often…

The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree—Luke 13:6–9

Views: 112[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction And he spake this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit thereon, and found none. And he said unto the…

On Miracles and Revelation

Views: 91[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Introduction The word miracle is one of several Biblical words that have been “wordnapped,” redefined, and misused. Miracle is popularly used to describe a spectacular game-winning catch of a football in…