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...
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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...
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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...
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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 Christian’s Motivation For Serving God

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

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

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

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

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...

The Temples of the Bible, Part 1

The Temples of the Bible, Part 1

by Andy Woods – I have just 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...

Covenants: Clarity, Ambiguity, and Faith

Covenants: Clarity, Ambiguity, and Faith

by Paul Henebury – Why Make a Covenant? In Genesis 21 is an episode where a Philistine leader, Abimelech, comes to Abraham and wants him to “swear… that you will not deal falsely with me, with my offspring, or with my posterity…” (21:23).  Abraham consented, but there...

The Sufficiency of Scripture: Is God’s Word Enough? Part 4

The Sufficiency of Scripture: Is God’s Word Enough? Part 4

by Steve Spurlin – To all who have read these recent posts I will remind that the documentation of quotes has been lost.  Therefore, many of the quotes are not properly attributed to those who made them. I recently began a series of articles dealing with the...