The Church Was Not an Afterthought

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brilef Articles page.]             Many anti-Scriptural concepts of the church exist (e.g., denominationalism, that one can serve Jesus apart from His church [Jesus, yes—the church, no], that the church’s principal work…

The Church—Purposed of God

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Long Articles page.] Introduction Is the church Jesus promised to build a “new kid on the block” in God’s eternal purpose? When Jesus announced to the apostles, “I will build my…

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…

Miracles and Revelation

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction The word miracle is one of several Biblical words that have been “wordnapped,” redefined, and misused. Miracle is popularly used to describe a spectacular game-winning catch of…

MICAIAH, THE UNHERALDED PROPHET

Download article as PDF Introduction Just as there are several Jameses in the New Testament, there are several Old Testament characters named “Micaiah.” Although at least eight persons (including one woman) have this name, the subject of our study was a prophet in the Northern…