The Importance of Truth, Categories of Interpretive Consensus, and Soul Liberty:...

Medical doctors normally address health problems through a series of three steps: diagnosis, prescription, and treatment. The ills of the Conservative Holiness Movement (CHM)...

Daniel Steele on the Aorist Tense in Sanctification Texts

The aorist imperative is a broom that sweeps the heart clean at one stroke of omnipotent power.1 Daniel Steele (1824-1914) is regularly and justly regarded...

Inerrancy: Inspiration and the Test of Truth

Introduction Before writing this paper, I knew that the Wesleyan Theological Society had originally affirmed inerrancy and then changed that position. But I didn't know...

A Biblical Framework for Evaluating the Morality of Sexual Desire

This paper attempts a direct response to two claims: 1) the experience of sexual attraction for a person of the same sex is inherently...

Is a Wesleyan Interpretation of 1 Thess. 5:23 Exegetically Tenable?: Responding...

Αὐτὸς δὲ ὁ θεὸς τῆς εἰρήνης ἁγιάσαι ὑμᾶς ὁλοτελεῖς, καὶ ὁλόκληρον ὑμῶν τὸ πνεῦμα καὶ ἡ ψυχὴ καὶ τὸ σῶμα ἀμέμπτως ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ...

Does the Bible Teach Prevenient Grace?: A Response

This paper was presented by A. Philip Brown II, PhD at the Bible Faculty Leadership Summit Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary August 5, 2005.  Thanks and...

Exegeting a Pauline Assessment of Cultural Change: “Idol Sacrifice” in 1...

Cultures,1 and tides.2 Their changes range from unnoticed gradations to surging flow and rip-tide ebb. Most don’t have Bay-of-Fundy proportions,3 but recent changes in...

God’s Gracious Provision: A Theological and Exegetical Defense of the Wesleyan...

Thesis The Wesleyan doctrine of prevenient grace (hereafter, WPG) is theologically and exegetically warranted and defensible. What I offer here is a summary of how...

1 John 3:6, 9—Are Believers Characterized by Sin?

I was interested to find James Erwin's article, “Perfection and Sinlessness: A Survey of Approaches to 1 John 3:6, 9” on Bible.org's website recently.1...

Categories of Truth vs. Categories of Exegetical Certainty: What Really Matters...

Fundamentalism as a movement is perhaps not “in crisis,” but it is certainly in something of a predicament.1 Its predicament arises from, among other...