REVIEWING SOME FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES

Download article as PDF Introduction The church as God planned it and as Christ built it is revealed in only one place: the New Testament. It is a Divine institution. It was no mere man—not even an angel or an archangel—who said, “I will build…

THE LORD’S CHURCH IS DIFFERENT FROM THE RELIGIONS OF MEN

Download article as PDF Introduction             Let us begin by defining some of the terms in this manuscript’s title: The Lord’s church: By the Lord, I refer to the Lord Jesus Christ, Whom God the Father acknowledged as His beloved Son, in whom He is…

A STUDY OF OBEDIENCE TO GOD IN THE BIBLE

Download article as PDF Introduction From almost the first page of the Bible, and certainly to the last, God’s Word sets before us the necessity of obedience to God. This is so much so that we can say without fear of successful contradiction that the…

THE NECESSITY OF KNOWING CHURCH HISTORY, ETC.

Download article as PDF             Seven hundred fifty years before Jesus’ birth, Hosea, on behalf of God, denounced Israel’s ignorance and its consequence: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be…

PREACHERS AND PREACHING—AN OVERVIEW

Download article as PDF Introduction In ages past God called men to preach His Word by immediate and/or supernatural means. He apparently thus enlisted and inspired all of the Old Testament prophets (Exo. 3:10–4:17; Jer. 1:4–10; Eze. 2:1–7; Hos. 1:1; Jon. 1:1–2; et al.). The…