The author considers how to harmonize statements in Scripture that point to Christian liberty with the fact that we are also still under obligation to obey the law of God. It defines the scriptural import of Christian liberty, how it is deliverance from the wrath of God, the power of the devil, the bondage of sin, the authority of man, and is a deliverance unto the service of God.
This article presents the account of the healing of Naaman the Syrian in 2 Kings 5 as a picture of the gospel of Christ and of how a sinner comes to repentance and salvation. This picture is portrayed to show God's initiative, the uncompromising force of God's word, the necessity of the sinner's personal humility and obedience to God's command, God's grace, and the perfection of his salvation.
In this article the subject of saving faith is investigated. The aim is to be able to identify and distinguish between faith that is genuine and leads to salvation and those kinds of faith that do not lead to salvation. By references to various texts in Scripture, the article deals with many of the faiths that do not lead to salvation.
This article focuses on the coming together of the two natures of Christ, the human nature and the divine nature, for the purposes of mediation between God and man. The author says that the constitution of the person of Christ is of such a fundamental and vital concern that without believing it, one cannot be a Christian.
In detail, the author discusses the subject of repentance and includes in the discussion the necessity, nature, implications, and fruits of repentance.
The author discusses in detail the teachings around the subject of regeneration. Included are discussions on its necessity, what it is and means to the believer, and the results of the process of regeneration. The author dutifully addresses many terms to do with regeneration, including spirit, flesh, illumination, degeneration, and fallen nature.
What is the nature of the human will in terms of its freedom or lack of freedom? How much power does it wield over the whole human being? This article attempts to answer these questions, highlighting in the process the natural inclination of the human will with regard to sin and God's righteousness. One observation made is that the sinner is free but only in the direction of sin.
The article deplores the weakened nature of today's evangelism. The author points out one important aspect of evangelism that has been ignored: this work is for the glory of God alone, not man. The article goes on to consider the nature of the gospel as something not independent of the law of God. In conclusion the author considers what God's people must do in view of the existing situation of evangelistic malpractice.
The author speaks on the foreknowledge of God as it applies to the doctrine of atonement. The article rejects the assertion that God foreknew who would believe and therefore predestined such people to salvation. The author redefines the foreknowledge of God, understanding it in the context of the decree of God.
The essence of regeneration is our conformity to the image of Christ. This has its beginnings in this life, and is witnessed through the struggle with sin.
In regeneration God illuminates the understanding, elevates the heart, emancipates the will, and rectifies the conduct. These are the four effects of regeneration that this article explains.
The nature of regeneration is that the Christian receives a new life that results in his faculties being changed and given new direction in their properties, qualities, and inclinations. Let this article explain.
The natural degeneration of man, his total depravity, and his alienation from God are what make regeneration necessary. This is what the article explains.
Why is it that some people are saved and others are not? This article traces the answer to this question to the sovereignty of God in salvation. It argues that the biblical answer is found in that God the Father elected certain ones to salvation, God the Son died for the elect, and God the Spirit quickens the elect.
To speak about the Godhood of God is to affirm that God truly is God. Looking at God and His attributes, this article shows how society through its lifestyle can deny these attributes and paint another picture of God, which this article calls the "modern god". The author points to creation, revelation, salvation and providence as affirmation of the Godhood of God.