The Righteousness of God Revealed
The book of Romans is magnificent in that it reveals so many aspects of the “righteousness of God” (1:16-17).
Justified by Faith
Romans 5:1-2 is a beautiful text, so filled with meaning. Unfortunately, it has been terribly misunderstood by many. Study this sacred passage with us.
Words Fitly Spoken
Words are vehicles of communication. Since it is the case that “words” can lead either to salvation or to condemnation, it is important that Christians craft a vocabulary that expresses biblical ideas in their purest form. Study this issue with us in this month’s Feature.
Is the Law of Moses (Torah) Still Binding?
Is the law of Moses still binding, or was it abolished by the death of Christ? Paul contends for the latter; some apparently dispute with him. Let us look at the evidence.
To What Law Were the Ancient Gentiles Accountable?
The Jews of the Old Testament regime were responsible to the law of Moses. But what law were the Gentiles under? This is a question that perplexes many Bible students.
1 Chronicles 15:2 – The Law of Silence
Many today strongly contend that the silence of the Bible is not prohibitive. However, a comparison of some Old Testament passages indicates otherwise.
Was There Forgiveness Under the Law of Moses?
Why was forgiveness promised to the Israelites when the New Testament says their sacrifices could not provide forgiveness for sins?
Where Did the Seven Sacraments Come From?
What is the actual history of the Seven Sacraments?
DISgrace Institute: A Religious Disconnect
When it comes to religion, some folks have a real “disconnect.” By that I mean they are strong in arguing for a particular doctrinal platform, but they see no relationship between their theological peculiarities and their conduct of life.
False Teaching Regarding Mary
This article discusses the false doctrine of the “immaculate conception” of Mary, mother of Jesus.
Do We Have a Choice About Salvation?
Throughout God’s word, the responsibility of mankind to make a choice between serving God and Satan is clearly set forth.
Can a Christian Walk Away from God?
Many believe that a Christian can never be lost. But what does the Bible say?
Hebrews 9:5 & Romans 3:25 – Christ Jesus: Our Propitiation
An interesting word in the Bible is “propitiation.” It is often translated “mercy-seat.” There is a connection between the imagery of the Old Testament system, and our Savior’s role in the redemption of man.
Where Did the Bible Come From?
Does the Bible have the fingerprints of God within its pages?
The Spiritual Person
All of us who profess to following Jesus Christ would like to think we are “spiritual” people. But are we? There can be a vast chasm between merely being a member of the church, and being genuinely spiritual.
But Were They Really Saved?
Calvinists deny that a child of God can ever apostatize so as to be finally lost. When biblical examples are introduced to the contrary, it is claimed that either such souls were never saved, or else their loss was merely temporal. Let us study this question seriously.
The Last Will and Testament of Jesus Christ
Borrowing from the legal terminology of the first century, the New Testament writers used the figure of a “last will and testament” to characterize that body of doctrine to which mankind is obligated in the Christian age, i.e., that era of time from the day of Pentecost until the Lord’s return. In this article, we examine several important features of a “last will and testament.”
The Value of Old Testament Study
The Old Testament is worthy of our time and study. Although it held a distinct place in redemptive history, which it no longer holds, it still has timeless truths to be learned and applied.
Why Did Paul Say, “Let God Be True...”?
In what seems to be a rather blunt statement, Paul wrote to the Roman Christians, “Let God be found true, but every man a liar.” (Romans 3:4). What is the meaning of this challenge?
Is There No Plan of Salvation for Angels?
Does Hebrews 2:16 teach that there is no plan of salvation for the angels who fell from God’s favor?