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…

Honoring With the Lips

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Pharisees and scribes once came to Jesus, chastising Him for not honoring the traditions of their forefathers (Mat. 15:1–2). He responded by accusing them of violating God’s commandments…

Jesus Should Have Failed

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Introduction Never has anyone on earth been more successful than Jesus of Nazareth. He accomplished exactly what He came to accomplish: “For the Son of man came to…

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…

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…