James 1:1–15—Testing Our Faith

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Life is a testing ground, a time of probation. The tests, trials, and challenges come in many forms and from many sources. Some are easily recognized because…

The Danger of Discouragement

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Given the wickedness of the world and the mounting attempts to drive underground those who dare publicly profess faith in the Bible, it is difficult to avoid becoming…

The Church—Its Uniqueness, Distinctiveness, and “Exceptionalism”

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction While fighting a war against terrorism that seeks to destroy our nation from without, it is also in the throes of a crucial civil war. This war…

Twin Parables—The Treasure and the Pearl—Matthew 13:44–46

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The Dickson New Analytical Bible lists thirty-one parables spoken by our Lord. Since I deny that the account of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19–31) is a…

The Church in Jerusalem

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction On the Pentecost following our Lord’s resurrection and ascension “there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven,” plus numerous proselytes (Acts 2:5, 10).1…