Disinherited Children

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Joan Crawford, the famous movie star of several decades back, left some of her children out of her will. She was not the first to do so, nor…

Strong and Fully Armed

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction A recurring metaphor in the New Testament likens the church to a spiritual army and its members to soldiers (Phi. 2:25; 1 The. 5:8; 1 Tim. 6:12;…

Love—A Fruit of the Spirit

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Undiscerning and unscrupulous men have “wordnapped,” redefined, misused, and abused several rich and beautiful Biblical words. Among them are grace, faith, miracle, elect, and predestined. Love, which…

Church Renovation

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] “Church Undergoes Renovation,” the newspaper headline read. The words were positioned above a photo of a church building surrounded by scaffolding, with workmen on its roof. The article…

Denominationalism—Its Causes, Contradictions, Consequences, and Cures

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The Apple Online Dictionary defines the religious connotation of denomination as “a recognized autonomous branch of the Christian Church.” The honest and perceptive student of Scripture realizes that…