God’s Purpose for One Man’s Blindness

by Cory Marsh – An Exegetical Case Study in John 9 Concerning God’s use of Physical Handicaps   Introduction When it comes to theological interrogations, Jesus will not backed in a corner. This is true whether the questioners are antagonists (Matt 22:23-40), or...

Does the Church Worship on the Sabbath Day?

by George Gunn – A key distinction between Israel and the Church involves Sabbath observance. Neglect in distinguishing between Israel and the Church has caused great confusion over the significance of the Sabbath. Traditional supersessionist thinking has caused many...

An Alternative to the Vanity of Life

by Cory Marsh – The philosophical and theological masterpiece called Ecclesiastes is framed by the superlative construct “Vanity of vanities” (Eccl 1:2; Eccl 12:8). In the midst of this inclusio, out of his personal experience, Solomon provides ample reasons why he...

Does 1 John 1:9 Affirm that Believers Should Confess Their Sins?

by Roger Fankhauser [1] – First John 1:9 makes a very clear statement, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” However, not all agree on who “we” identifies. Some take it as believers only,...

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The Supremacy of Christ

by Jeff Heslop – Have you ever thought about how important it is to have confidence in people or things you depend on? For example, we often depend on a good friend for help in times of need, for good counsel, and for companionship. But what if we discover that our...

The Matrix of Sin

by Joe Parle – One of my favorite movies is the Matrix. It shows a world has been greatly deceived by an evil force that has bound them in a dream world. A key statement is when Morpheus says, “I know exactly what you mean. You look like a man who accepts what he sees...

The Christian’s Motivation For Serving God

by Charlie Bing – Introduction Why do Christians serve God? Why should Christians live a godly life? At one time or another most believers have probably questioned their motives for service and godly living.The purpose of this study is to explore motivations for...

The Temples of the Bible, Part 2

by Andy Woods – I recently returned from a trip to Israel. While there I enjoyed an extensive tour of the Temple Mount with Dr. Randall Price and World of the Bible Ministries. Thus, I have been thinking quite a bit lately about the biblical temples. It seems to me...

Biblically Defending Biblical Inerrancy

by Gilles Despin An old thesis written in 1868 in Strasbourg, France, presents some principles in Bible translation. While criticizing a few very literal versions (like those of Lausanne and Darby), the author declared that the versions had been done according to the...

The Sufficiency of Scripture: Is God’s Word Enough, Part 5

by Steve Spurlin Modern Day Attacks Against the Sufficiency of Scripture Fast forward a few years and we find we are fighting the same battle. Let us once again set the stage in preparation to examine the current state of affairs in the battle over the sufficiency of...

Introduction to Dispensational Distinctives in Theology

by Nicholas Kroncke “Hi, Brother Johnny. Can I ask you a question? I know that you’re in seminary so I hope you’ll be able to answer my question.” “Sure thing, Brother Luke. What’s on your mind?” “Well I was watching a YouTube video one of my Facebook friends posted...