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Article Index

Armstrongism

Index to Articles Relating to Armstrongism

Assurance of Salvation

How can I know that I am saved?

How to Obtain Certain Knowledge of Forgiveness of Sins

What is the unpardonable sin, or the sin that Jesus said "shall not be forgiven?" I am afraid that I have committed it.

Baptism

Acts 2:39 and Infant Baptism

Is the baptism of the Ethiopian eunuch really evidence for immersion baptism?

Should we baptize in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, or should we baptize in the name of Jesus only? 

Bible

"Have You Not Read…?"

How can I prove the Bible true?

What Bible translations do you use? and what study Bible do you recommend? (outdated article retained for archival purposes)

Why I Have Stopped Using the King James Version as the Default Bible on this Site

Bible Studies

A Bible Study About Pride

Biblical Typology (Types and Shadows in the Bible)

Mary at the Mercy Seat

Born Again

Were the Old Testament Saints Born Again? - The Least in the Kingdom is Greater Than John the Baptist

Catholic Issues

Are you a Nestorian? By saying that Mary is not the mother of God, are you not guilty of separating the two natures of Jesus?

The Catholic Church accuses that the doctrine of sola scriptura, or the Bible alone, makes every person his own pope. How do you answer this?

Did Mary Have Other Children?

Is the Shroud of Turin really Jesus' burial shroud?

Was Mary the Mother of God?

Christian Living

Don't Be Afraid

If God has forgiven our sins, why do Christians continue to suffer?

In Everything Give Thanks

In Revelation, Jesus speaks of those who overcome. What must I do to overcome?

Judge Not part one

Judge Not part two

Was Jesus a vegetarian? Should Christians be vegetarians?

What does Jesus mean when He says "the light of the body is the eye"?

What is the fruit by which we are to know people? (Matthew 7:16)

Church (Ekklēsia)

Are Christians to Greet Each Other with a Holy Kiss?

Are church covenants and membership policies biblical?

Are You Meeting in God’s House?

Authority and Accountability in the Bible: Are there accountability partners in the Bible? Do pastors rule?

Can you recommend a church in my area?

Did Jesus Institute Washing Feet As a Church Ordinance or Ceremony?

Did women speak on the day of Pentecost in Acts 2?

Does 1 Corinthians 9:22 mean that we can use any means of evangelizing?

Does Your Church Have Chief Seats?

Ekklēsia or Church, Does It Matter?

The Elements of the Lord's Supper
What Kind of Bread and Fruit of the Vine Are We to Use?

An Exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:2–16 — The Headcovering

An Extraordinary Prison Ministry

Hebrews 10:25: What Are We Not To Forsake?

House Churches by C. H. Spurgeon

Importance of Small Things in Religion by Charles H. Spurgeon

The Invitation System and the Altar Call

Is Speaking in Tongues for Today? Do you believe that speaking in tongues continues today?

No Gift Too Small

Persecution and Violence Can't Stop God's Work in California's Prisons

The Role of Women in the Church

Servants in the Body of Christ -- How Many Offices Are In God's Assembly?

Servants in the Body of Christ part 2 -- Ministers and Deacons, or Just Servants?

Servants in the Body of Christ part 3 -- Servants Are Brethren Who Humbly Serve

Should We Stress Unity Over Doctrine?

Spiritual Abuse

Twin Dangers — Seeker Sensitivity and Legalism

What does Paul mean when he says that he does not permit a woman to usurp authority over a man?

What is the relationship between the Old Covenant assembly of Israel and the New Covenant assembly of believers?

When are women supposed to be silent in church? Does the command for a woman to be silent in church apply from the moment she walks into the building or only during meetings, prayer times, and classes?

Why did Pilate find nothing with which to charge Jesus?

Why is the church fragmented into so many denominations?

Why Peter is the "rock" upon which Jesus says in Matthew 16:18 that He will build His church

Church History

Are We At the End of the Reformation? Part One: The End of Sola Scriptura--"By Scripture Alone"

Are We At the End of the Reformation? Part Two: The End of Sola Fide--"By Faith Alone"

Are We At the End of the Reformation? Part Three: Sola Gratia "By Grace Alone"

Are We At the End of the Reformation? Part Four: The End of Solus Christus or Solo Christo--"Christ Alone" or "Through Christ Alone"  

The Halloween that Changed the World — Reformation Day

Covenant and Law

1 John 5:18 and Sinless Perfection

Are generational sins or generational curses something Christians should be concerned about?

Are You Following the Doctrines of Antichrists?

Are You Following the Weak and Beggarly Elements, Rudiments, and Principles of this World?

Can we earn righteousness by keeping the commandments?

Christianity or Moralism, Can You Tell the Difference?

Clean and Unclean Meats -- The Real Poison of Biblical Dietary Laws and "Health Secrets"

Dead to the Law

Did Jesus Magnify or Raise the Standard of the Law?

Does Colossians 2:16-17 Mean that We Should Keep the Sabbath?

Does Exodus 12:49 prove that the law was given to everyone?

Do References to the Sabbath after Jesus' Death Mean the Sabbath Is Part of the New Covenant?

Gadsby's Questions About the Law

How Christians Should Regard Moses by Martin Luther

If, as you say, the law was given only to Israel, why does Romans 3:19 imply that all the world is under the law and judged guilty by it?

If Jesus Fulfilled the Law, Why Does He Speak of Breaking the Least Commandments?

If the Law Has Been Abolished, What Condemns People Today?

In What Way Did Jesus Fulfill the Law?

Law Is Not For the Righteous

Loosed From the Law

New Covenant Theology -- The New Covenant and the Decalogue, part 1

New Covenant Theology -- The New Covenant and the Decalogue, part 2

New Covenant Theology -- The Superiority of Jesus Christ and His New Testament Revelation

New Covenant Theology -- When Did the Old Covenant End and the New Covenant Begin?

New Wine

Old Covenant Law and New Covenant Law—Are They the Same?

The Sermon on the Mount

Shaking of Things Made, and Firmness of Things Given by J. C. Philpot

Should We Preach the Law to Bring People to Christ?

The Transfiguration of Christ -- "This is my beloved Son…hear ye him"

Twin Dangers — Seeker Sensitivity and Legalism

Two Kinds of Obedience

Questions from Seventh Day Keepers (best to first read What Is the Christian Sabbath?)

What the Bible Says About Tithing and Christian Giving

What Is the Christian Sabbath?

What is the lawful use of the law as stated in 1 Timothy 1:8?

What Is Legalism?

What is the meaning of Scriptures that say to keep His commandments?

What Really Happened in the Garden of Eden?

What is wrong with the reading of the Ten Commandments each Sunday in church or with Christians wanting them posted in public places?

Why did Jesus tell the rich, young ruler to keep the commandments to be saved?

Why did the Jerusalem Council in Acts 15 tell the Gentile Christians to "abstain from meats offered to idols," etc. Isn't this telling them to keep at least some of the law?

Worship Christ! – Not Days!

You Have Been Born Free

You say that Christians don't need to tithe. But Malachi 3:7-12 says that not tithing is robbing God. How do you respond?

Eschatology

What and When Is the Millennium?

Evil

How did evil appear in the Garden of Eden?

Who afflicted Job? Was it Satan or God?

Faith

Ephesians 2:8 Saving Faith the Gift of God by Robert Murray M'Cheyne

The Resting Place of Faith

What Is Faith?

Why does James say, "Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only"? (James 2:24). This seems to directly contradict Paul's teaching that we are justified by faith.

God

The God Who Doesn't Know part one

The God Who Doesn't Know part two

The Personality of the Holy Spirit

Things Jesus Said He Was

Why Christians Believe in the Trinity

Good News!

Is Salvation for You?

Link to a page where you can print our booklets Is Salvation for You? and What Is the Gospel?

The Gospel of the Kingdom of God

Grace

God as the Conquering King — How the Need for Repentance is Compatible with Grace

Why does Acts 5:32 say that God gives the Holy Spirit to those who obey Him?

Healing

Does God Promise Healing Today? part 1

Does God Promise Healing Today? part 2

Heaven, Hell, and the Afterlife

Will the wicked really suffer eternal punishment in hell?

Homeschooling

Index to Articles Relating to Homeschooling

Issues

The Biblical View of Science by W. Gary Crampton

Brit Hume and Witnessing for Christ

Can We Reconcile the Bible and Science?

A Chart Comparing the Kingdom of God with the Kingdom of the World

Christians, Voting, and Politics

Does God still directly communicate with His people?

Does Jeremiah 10 describe the decorating of a Christmas tree?

G.I. Jesus?

The Hebraic Roots Movement

How Many Religions Are There?

How to Turn Muslims Off to Christ in One Easy Step—Burn the Koran

Is Doctrine a Dirty Word?

Is Having Anything to Do With Christmas a Compromise With Pagan Practices?

Is interracial marriage right or wrong?

Is it right for Christians to use birth control?

Lack of Discernment in Modern Christianity

The Lie

Musings About Ebenezer Scrooge and Modern Wealth and Poverty

The Passion of the Christ: A DVD to Avoid

The Political Takeover of "Evangelical"

Setting the Record Straight About Dr. George Ella

Should Christians Celebrate Easter?

Should Christians Keep Christmas?

Should Christians participate in Halloween celebrations?

Should Christians Seek to Be Magistrates?

Some Facts and Fiction About Reading, Truth, and Knowing

Sorting Out the Two Kingdoms

Twin Dangers -- Seeker Sensitivity and Legalism

Unsettled Times

Virtual Monkeys Type "A Lover's Complaint"

Voting for the Lesser of Two Evils Is Evil

What are your thoughts on Jennifer Knapp's disclosure that she is living a gay lifestyle?

What does the Bible say about divorce for Christians? When is it allowed?

What is the Christian's responsibility toward the environment?

What is a real marriage?

What Motivated Terry Ratzmann's Shooting Spree in the Living Church of God?

What Would Jesus Have Said in Response to the Terrorism of September 11?

Why the Suffering?

Jesus Christ

Does 2 Corinthians 5:21 mean that Jesus Christ actually became sin?

Jewish Issues

Why don't most Jews believe in Jesus?

Justification

A Rebuttal to George M. Ella’s “John Gill and Justification from Eternity”

Man

The Legal Principle of Prior ClaimJesus, Taxes, and God’s Claim on Our Lives

Marriage and Family

Did it take God two tries to make a helper for Adam? Why did God first bring the animals to Adam?

Does the Bible say that wives should place their husbands ahead of their children?

Do You Love Me?

Is Genesis 6:1-4 saying that angels married humans? Who are the "sons of God"?

Is it biblical for a woman to talk to an elder about her husband's sin?

Is it right for Christians to use birth control?

Is Sex Outside of Marriage Okay for Christians Today?

Where did Cain get his wife?

Mormonism

Mormons Are Not Christians

The Parables of Jesus

Introduction to the Kingdom Parables

The Parable of the Sower

The Parable of the Tares of the Field

The Parable of the Seed Growing by Itself

The Parable of the Mustard Seed

The Parable of the Leaven

The Parable of the Hidden Treasure

The Parable of the Pearl of Great Price

The Parable of the Dragnet

The Parable of the Unjust Steward

Resurrection

Lazarus, Come Forth!

Short Quotes

Thanksgiving Quotes

Sovereign Grace (the Doctrines of Grace, Calvinism, the TULIP)

2 Peter 2:1, Can Christians Deny the Lord Who Bought Them?

Cain, Abel, and Choice

A Defense of Calvinism by Charles H. Spurgeon

Did God deliberately reprobate the non-elect to hell or did He merely pass them by?

Does Matthew 23:37 say that Jesus wanted to save all Jerusalem but Jerusalem refused?

Does the "he...I" in John 12:40 mean that God does not harden people's hearts?

Do you consider Martin Luther a Calvinist?

Index to PDF booklets on each of the Doctrines of Grace (the Five Points of Calvinism or the TULIP)

Is God unfair, unloving, unmerciful and the author of sin?

What Will Be Your Song? by Augustus Toplady

What do Arminian and Arminianism mean?

Who Are God's Elect?

Why doesn't everyone respond positively to the Gospel?

Technical

What Is RSS and How Do I Use It?

Universalism

Does Romans 5:18 mean that everyone is saved?

Who Said It?

Who Said It? "Mao Tse-Tung's eight precepts are basically the same as the Ten Commandments. In fact, if we can't have the Ten Commandments read in our schools, I'll settle for Mao's precepts."

Who Said It? 1 Answer

Who Said It? "I would ask of the Lord God only this..."

Who Said It? 2 Answer

Who Said It? "Naturally the common people don't want war..."

Who Said It? 3 Answer

Who Said It? "Nowhere nor in anything, except in the assertion of the Church..."

Who Said It? 4 Answer

Who Said It? "We do not know that no man can be saved except through Christ..."

Who Said It? 5 Answer

Who Said It? "I join you, therefore, in sincere congratulations that this den of the priesthood is at length broken up..."

Who Said It? 6 Answer

Who Said It? "The United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian Religion"

Who Said It? 7 Answer

Who Said It? "There is not sufficient evidence from Scripture to justify the initiation of infant baptism...."

Who Said It? 8 Answer

Who Said It? "The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element...."

Who Said It? 9 Answer

Who Said It? "We have restricted credit, we have restricted opportunity, we have controlled development...."

Who Said It? 10 Answer

Who Said It? "Christian tradition has never recognized the right to private property as absolute and untouchable."

Who Said It? 11 Answer

Who Said It? "Remember, democracy never lasts long..."

Who Said It? 12 Answer