Why is the church to preach the gospel? Preaching the gospel is good, but preaching it for the right reasons puts one in harmony with God.
Many 'church of God' organizations claim to be part of—or even the only—church of God. The Bible reveals specific characteristics of God's church.
Are numeric growth or miraculous signs sure indicators of God's presence? Before trying to determine where God is working, we must understand what God is doing.
The way that one lives provides testimony and witness. To witness and endure life's various trials, we must have faith in who and what we are.
The seven churches of Revelation 2-3 all existed simultaneously and the characteristics of five of them will apparently be extant at the return of Christ.
The prospect of atonement and salvation is available to everybody, but only those called by the Father—not by an evangelical altar call—are eligible.
We have been given something far more valuable than the lottery, namely our calling. We are obligated not to squander this valuable opportunity.
The Mustard Seed parable is commonly interpreted as an illustration of church growth. However, rightly dividing the word of truth shows a sobering reality.
Martin Collins indicates that, even though II and III John are the shortest books of the Bible, they do contain significant themes, amplifying the contents of I John, emphasizing the fellowship with God. II and III John, addressed to elders in supporting local churches, advocate hospitality to legitimate teachers and forbid …
It is impossible to be a Christian without being a child of God. When we are in God's family, we have distinct privileges.
Catholics and Protestants, because of lack of belief, do not find the Bible a sufficient guide to salvation. They claim to believe Christ, yet disobey.
Richard Ritenbaugh, examining Thomas Seeley's analysis of the swarm instinct of bee cultures, and sociologists' attempt to link that wired-in animal instinct to human behavior (opting usually for collective groupthink), suggests that there is a balanced approach to applying community behavior to Christian living, especially when …
A true Christian is sanctified by a specific body of beliefs and how he lives. No mainstream church in America has ever yielded itself to the right doctrines.
Martin Collins claims that the dominant media has viciously attacked the fundamentalist wing of mainstream Christianity, while tolerating the 'progressive' wing which embraces globalism and a socialist one-world system. The media's steady stream of brainwashing has painted 'fundamentalists' with a broad brush, ridiculing faith, …