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…

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…

SPIRITUAL ANTICLIMAXES

Download article as PDF Introduction An anticlimax is a reversal of direction, thought, or status from the superior to the inferior or from the sublime to the ridiculous. In our days of modern, well-equipped, and technologically advanced automobiles, the suggestion that we return to traveling…

EMOTIONALISM VERSUS PROPER EMOTIONS

Download article as PDF Introduction Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary defines “emotionalism” as “…unwarranted expression or display of emotion.”[2] The same dictionary defines “emotion” in the following words: Any of the feelings of joy, sorrow, fear, hate, love, etc.…any strong agitation of the feelings actuated…

DISPENSATIONS OF TIME

Download article as PDF  Introduction Time is a fascinating, bewildering, imponderable, and yet such a vastly important subject to consider. Accordingly, it has called forth numerous interesting observations concerning it, such as the following, gleaned from hundreds of others at thinkexist.com:          Yesterday is a canceled…