True Religion—Part 3 (Obedience)

True Religion—Part 3 (Obedience)

In the previous two articles in this series we have looked at three of the Four R’s of True Religion: Revelation, Righteousness, and Repentance. Today, we will look at Redemption.…

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True Religion—Part 2 (Righteousness and Repentance)

True Religion—Part 2 (Righteousness and Repentance)

True religion, religion that makes man acceptable to God, has several requirements. In a previous article, we discussed the first of these: revelation. If men do not rely on God’s…

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True Religion—Part 1 (Revelation)

True Religion—Part 1 (Revelation)

The World Book Encyclopedia says the following about religion: “Every religion includes ethics, or codes of conduct. But religion is more than ethics. Ethics asks, ‘How should we behave toward other people?’…

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Life’s Instruction Book

Life's Instruction Book

One of the best sellers several years ago was a publication called “Life’s Little Instruction Book.” It was such a success that many additional volumes have been published—promising life instructions…

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The Great Plagiarism

The Great Plagiarism

“Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” Words of wisdom, no doubt. Certainly, the world of education thinks they are a worthy philosophy. Over a…

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Fantasizing: Destruction from the Inside Out

Fantasizing: Destruction from the Inside Out

A beautiful apple sits on the table. Bright red in color. Firm. Glossy and appealing. Then, one day a hole suddenly appears—a wormhole. Where did it come from? There were…

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What About The Thief on the Cross?

What About the Thief on the Cross?

In response to discussions about redemption and the part that baptism plays, people often ask about the “thief on the cross.” Typical of such questions is the following: “What about…

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The Grasp and Guilt of Sin

The Grasp and Guilt of Sin

In Proverbs 5:22, Solomon talks about sin as a trap. He says, “His own iniquities shall take (entrap, NKJV) the wicked himself, and he shall be holden (caught, NKJV) with…

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Faith, Love, and Hope (I Thess. 1:3)

Faith Love and Hope

In the last verse of that great 13th chapter of I Corinthians, the apostle Paul gives us a very pointed message about three very important subjects in Christianity: “And now…

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