Little Word—Big Meaning

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Jesus once said, “We must work the works of him that sent me…” (John 9:4). Must refers to that which is necessary, indispensable, required, or obligatory. What are…

From Heaven or From Men?

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             In His immortal Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said: Not everyone that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth…

Recognizing and Interpreting Synecdoches

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Both literature and the spoken word abound with figures of speech—words or phrases that are used to mean something other than their normal or literal meanings. Figures of…

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…

Conversion Confusion

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             Conversion is the theme of the New Testament. It embraces redemption, forgiveness, and salvation—the purpose of Jesus’ coming. To “convert” means to change/turn from one’s present course. One’s…