• A History of the Baptism Apostasy

    The theme of baptism is one of the simplest and easiest to understand of most any theological subject in the New Testament. How tragic it is, therefore, that there should be so much confusion-indeed such uncommon error-in the community of ... read more »

  • Is All Remarriage After Divorce Condemned?

    There are numerous diverse views in the world of "Christendom" regarding the matter of divorce and remarriage. One novel idea is that the New Testament allows no cause for divorce and remarriage. This is the position of the Roman Catholic ... read more »

  • Is the Genesis Creation Account Poetry?

    Liberal theologians have long sought to recast the Genesis record of origins by a variety of exegetical manipulations. One of these is the theory that the Mosaic narrative in Genesis 1 and 2 is not a document of prose-oriented history. ... read more »

  • Did Jesus Exclude Repentance from Forgiveness?

    Question: Would you explain what appears to be a conflict in the way we interpret the Scriptures? Jesus frequently encountered sinful people whom he "forgave," with no mention of repentance. For example, he said to a crippled man, "Son, be ... read more »

  • What Happens To A Person At Death?

    When the human body dies, it goes back to the dust of corruption (Genesis 3:19; Ecclesiastes 12:7; 2 Corinthians 5:1) where it remains until the "last day" of earth's history (John 6:44, 54). At that point it will be raised ... read more »

  • Does 1 Corinthians 16:1-2 Constitute a Binding Pattern?

    This is an era of turbulent change-both in society, and certainly in the church. Increasingly, points of teaching, long cherished, are coming under critical dispute. One such controversial issue appeared in a recent article titled, "The Collection for The Saints," ... read more »

  • Back to Kindergarten

    Generally, when a child is off to kindergarten, it is an exciting time in his life. A new pencil and tablet, learning the first steps in reading—all of these experiences are memorable indeed. It is hardly the case, however, that ... read more »

  • Atheism: The “No-God” Religion

    The term "atheist" derives from two Greek components-a negative prefix, a, which signifies "no," "not," or "without," and the noun theos, "God." A kindred form of the term is found in Ephesians 2:12, where Paul notes that pagan Gentiles were ... read more »

  • The Church And Its Detractors

    A “detractor,” in the sense of this article, is one who attempts to weaken, diminish, nullify, or alter the will of God, as the Lord has revealed his plan for the redemption of fallen humanity. The tendency toward “detraction” seems ... read more »

  • Corinth – A Troubled Church

    The church in Corinth was afflicted with many spiritual ailments. One of these is discussed in 1 Corinthians 5. Let us consider this case. A Serious Problem (1-5) In addition to the division that plagued the Corinthian church, a moral ... read more »