Legalism or Love?

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] Those who do not want to obey the teachings of the New Testament often accuse those of “legalism” who dare emphasize obedience to God’s commands. Legalism is defined as…

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…

Baptism—What Does the Bible Teach?

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction In Mark 16:16 Jesus made one of the most explicit statements in the New Testament concerning baptism: “He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he…

Salvation by Grace Only—A Review of K.C. Moser’s Books

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction             This chapter reviews two books, rather than one book, both by the late K.C. Moser: The Way of Salvation and The Gist of Romans). The rationale for…

IMPLICATIONS OF SIN

Download article as PDF             Only a few decades ago, the majority of US citizens acknowledged the existence of and consequences of sin. A vast number of our citizens now deny sin’s existence—by their deeds, if not by their words. But what if there is…