Bible Family Trees

What Is the Purpose of Bible Genealogies?

In several places in both the Old and New Testaments, we find long lists of names documenting family lineages. Some have claimed that much of the genealogical information is irrelevant to the overall theme of the Bible. While the purpose ...

Dispen-what?

What is the difference between Bible dispensations and the doctrine of dispensationalism?

What is the difference between a "dispensation" and the denominational doctrine of "dispensationalism"? These two words are sometimes confused. But the issue is not that difficult. What Is a Bible Dispensation? The Greek word oikonomia is rendered "dispensation" several times ...

Delighted or Dead?

Do We Delight to Do His Will?

In his letter to the church in Ephesus, Christ warned that they had left their first love (Rev. 2:4). Though they had maintained the truth, their delight in Christ had lost its shine. No longer did they possess a child-like ...

Free Will?

Do We Have a Choice About Salvation?

If we are endowed with free will, we have the ability to either accept or reject the grace of God. The case can be logically expressed as follows: If man possesses freedom of will (both the liberty and the ability) ...

Baptism Today?

8 Mistaken Ideas About Baptism

Some subjects in the Bible are more difficult to comprehend than others. Even Peter declared that Paul had written upon themes that are hard to understand (2 Pet. 3:16). It should be obvious, however, that things pertaining to the plan ...