HYMN STUDY—”ALL HAIL THE POWER OF JESUS’ NAME”

Download article as PDF Introduction The book of Psalms, written mostly by David, was the songbook of God’s Old Testament people for a thousand years. However, some five hundred years earlier, Moses led the descendants of Israel in singing the great song of deliverance from…

AN EXPOSITION OF GENESIS 3:1–24

Download article as PDF Introduction No one can successfully deny that all but the briefest beginning of the history of humanity is one long tale of wickedness and woe, suffering and sin. The Bible is a book about sin and a Savior. But exactly when…

REVIEWING SOME FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES

Download article as PDF Introduction The church as God planned it and as Christ built it is revealed in only one place: the New Testament. It is a Divine institution. It was no mere man—not even an angel or an archangel—who said, “I will build…

THE LORD’S CHURCH IS DIFFERENT FROM THE RELIGIONS OF MEN

Download article as PDF Introduction             Let us begin by defining some of the terms in this manuscript’s title: The Lord’s church: By the Lord, I refer to the Lord Jesus Christ, Whom God the Father acknowledged as His beloved Son, in whom He is…

“THE MAN OF SIN”—WHO IS HE (2 THE. 2:3–4)?

Download article as PDF Introduction             Second Thessalonians 2:3–4 reads as follows from the ASV: Let no man beguile you in any wise: for it will not be, except the falling away come first, and the man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition,…

THE DUAL REQUIREMENTS OF FAITH AND WORKS—JAMES 2:14–26

Download article as PDF Introduction These verses on the interrelationship of faith and works at once comprise one of the best-known and most controversial sections of the epistle of James. The very way in which James approached this subject implies that it was also one…

A STUDY OF OBEDIENCE TO GOD IN THE BIBLE

Download article as PDF 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 can say without fear of successful contradiction that the…

Philippians 3:1–2—Warnings About Dogs

Download article as PDF Introduction When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The reason for this is not hard to discover. There were severe, catastrophic…