The Truth is There

Heaven is a destiny desired by many, hinging on a message most are unwilling to seek, and effort that few want to exert. Yet, God will give it to one who wants it enough to obey the gospel. How do you get there? The answer is not found in men’s opinions, or in...

Salvation

The word salvation has a variety of meanings derived from the various Hebrew and Greek words from which it is translated in both testaments. For this article, we are considering it in its usual designation, i.e., the deliverance from sin and its eternal...

Parting With Possessions

Many first-century Christians had to face persecution the likes of which few of us today have ever seen. Persecutors would plunder Christians’ property. How would you react if because you were a Christian your belongings were confiscated? The recipients of the letter...

Why Must All Men Die?

“And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment” (Heb. 9:27). “For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead” (I Cor. 15:21). What is death? It is a separation (James 2:26), a departure (II Tim. 4:6), a release...

Where Our Affections Should Be Placed

The word “affection” has to do with a feeling of liking or loving and caring for someone or something. When used in the spiritual sense, our affections must not be divided. Jesus warned, “No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the...