Philippians 3:1–11—Losing All Things to Gain Christ

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction When compared to the Corinthian epistles or to the respective letters to the Galatians, Timothy, or Titus, the letter to the Philippians is written in mild terms. The…

THOSE WHO WERE LOST ON PENTECOST

Download article as PDF Introduction No one can determine the exact number of people who were in Jerusalem for the Pentecost feast of Acts 2, but the crowds must have greatly taxed the city’s capacity. Luke states that men were there “from every nation under…

THE HOLY SPIRIT, SANCTIFICATION, AND SINLESS PERFECTION

Download article as PDF Introduction The concept of sanctification is found in the Old Testament word kadhash, and in the New Testament word, hagiazo. In its various cognates (i.e., holy, holiness, hallow, hallowed, consecrate, sanctify, and saint) it appears more than 1,000 times. Saint (i.e.,…

CONVERSION CONFUSION

Download article as PDF Introduction             Conversion is the theme of the New Testament. It embraces redemption, forgiveness, and salvation—the purposes of Jesus’ coming. To “convert” means to change/turn from one’s present course. One’s salvation depends upon his conversion (Mat. 18:3; Acts 3:19), so we…

THE PLAN OF SALVATION—MCCLISH-CLARK DISCUSSION

Download article as PDF Introduction The following exchange resulted from a lengthy message written in the “Guestbook” section of our Website, thescripturecache.com. I inserted all notes in brackets and between messages in an effort to clarify Mr. Clark’s wordings and omissions in various places. Dub…