1 Timothy 3:8–16—Deacons and Behavior in the Church

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction Several words are used in the Greek New Testament, which are translated by the English word servant.1 Three major types of servitude may be distinguished among these terms….

Annihilationism—A Refutation

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The doctrine of annihilationism cannot be discussed without discussing the Bible doctrine of Hell. The Bible depicts Hell as a place where sinners who die in their sins…

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…

THE SCOPE OF THE COVENANTS—ARE ALIEN SINNERS AMENABLE TO THE GOSPEL?

Download article as PDF Introduction In the early 1950s W. Carl Ketcherside and Leroy Garrett were disturbing churches with their hobby that drew a distinction between gospel and doctrine. They alleged that only the “gospel” of the New Testament as they defined it (i.e., the…

FOUR HEARTS

Download article as PDF             The title above doesn’t refer to a “hand” in a card game. Rather, it relates to Jesus’ parable about a farmer who sowed seed in his field (Luke 8:5–15). Of the thirty or so parables He told, this is one…