Is “Only-Begottenness” the Proper Basis for the Eternal Submission of the...

In this paper, I will propose that the eternal submission of the Son to the Father is based on eternal generation.  To prepare the...

Imprecations in the the Psalms

The psalmist David prayed, “Do not I hate them, O Lord, that hate thee?” “Let death seize upon them, and let them go down...

Characteristics of the Children of God and the Children of the...

It is John’s consistent pattern to describe the children of God and the children of the devil in terms of present tense verb(al)s. These...

Theological Themes of Genesis

The germ of every department of theology lies in seminal form within this book of beginnings. The very multi-faceted character of this book makes...

Should We Pray to Jesus (Or Just In His Name)?

Once while doing a weekend seminar on the cults, I took a few students on a field trip to a Kingdom Hall. That Sunday...

The Theology of Nehemiah

The pages of Old Testament history close with Nehemiah’s words, “Remember me, O my God, for good” (Neh. 13:31). Written at the end of...

A Christian Philosophy of Education

Abstract What exists or what is real?  What can humans know?  What is of value?  Ontology, epistemology, and axiology form the anchor points for human...

Mere Christianity: The Minimum That One Must Believe to Be Saved

This paper will explore the issue of the minimum that must be believed by someone for him to be saved. Many restrictivists will say that...

The Theological Message of Micah

The 8th century prophet Micah (c. 740-690 B.C.) was a contempo­rary of Isaiah, Amos, and Hosea. His proclamation of God’s word spanned two nations...

Assessing and Encouraging Spiritual Transformation

Spiritual transformation (metamorphosis) is change, governed by Christ, accomplished through disciplined cooperation with the Holy Spirit (Romans 12:3, II Corinthians 3:18). Spiritual transformation is multi-dimensional, whole-person change...