What distinguishes true religion from a false one? This article discusses four indicators of true religion vs. false religion. Important to note in the religion is the place given to God and the place given to man.
The characteristics of true faith are: grief over sin, living under the Lordship of Christ, dependance upon Christ, perseverance, and love for God's people.
The doctrine of election is a source of comfort to believers, since believers can know that God has chosen them eternally in Christ. Believing in election does not, however, nullify the call to believe in Christ.
Working from Acts 13:42-52, this article shows that preaching the gospel with perseverance involves making use of every opportunity, expecting opposition, being faithful, and knowing that God's purpose will always prevail. God will give confidence and joy to those who discharge their work faithfully.
God's church exists as a family. This bond means churches have the obligation to carry each other and help one another, wherever God opens the door for the preaching of the gospel. In this article the author uses the example of the church in Malta caring for Paul, because they found their unity in Christ.
Should we only use biblical terms in order to stop heresy and promote sound doctrine? This article maintains that since words are a means of communicating ideas, and ministers are called to explain and preach the word of God, ministers should be free to use terminology that will help in understanding biblical doctrine.
This article is the first of two looking at the book of Hebrews. The key word in the book of Hebrews is 'better'. This article discusses how Christ is better than angels, prophets, Moses, Joshua, Aaron, or the Sabbath. Also, through Christ we have a better hope and a better covenant.