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God's Unconditional Covenants Chart

Four unconditional and non-transferable covenants define God's relationship with Israel.Read More...

The Facts and Flaws of Covenant Theology, Conclusion

What does God say about Israel’s future? If the New Testament teaches ethnic Israel has a future, then Replacement Theology is untrue.Read More...

The Facts and Flaws of Covenant Theology, Part 4

Most Replacement theologians use a particular set of verses to argue that God no longer views the Jewish people as His Chosen People and has replaced Israel with the church.*Read More...

The Facts and Flaws of Covenant Theology, Part 3

If Replacement Theology is true, then certainly God has an opinion about it—one He states clearly and teaches visibly in Scripture.Read More...

The Facts and Flaws of Covenant Theology, Part 2

Covenant Theology is the dominant theological system of most mainline Protestant churches and maintains that God has replaced the Jewish people with the church.Read More...

The Facts and Flaws of Covenant Theology, Part 1

Covenant Theology is the dominant theological system of most mainline Protestant churches.Read More...

Running From God

Of all the supernatural occurrences in the Bible, few have received as much ridicule and derision as the story of Jonah. To liberal scholars and skeptics, the account of a man swallowed by a great fish is suitable only for children, not for serious thinkers.Read More...

The Foundations Of Faith: The Division Of Biblical Doctrine

This is the introductory article in a series on Bible doctrine that will supply our readers with a firm understanding of the foundations of our faith. The word doctrine comes from the Latin term doctrina, which means “ instruction, education, learning. ” In light of these meanings, we can conclude that biblical doctrine consists of those divine truths that are recorded in the Scriptures and intended by God to be taught. Thus, the Apostle Paul wrote that “ All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine [lit., teaching] ” ( 2 Tim. 3:16 ).Read More...

The Foundations of Faith: God is True and Truth, Part 3

Divine revelation to mankind is the source of knowledge concerning ultimate truth and, therefore, ultimate reality. Read More...

The Foundations of Faith: God is True and Truth, Part 2

The previous article demonstrated how the Scriptures associate what is true and truth with God. Those associations indicate several facts concerning the God of the Bible. He is ultimate reality. His revealed existence is a firm, dependable fact. Read More...

The Foundations of Faith: God is True and Truth

The Scriptures repeatedly associate what is true and truth with God. The primary Old Testament word used for this association is emet. Its foundational concept is “certainty, dependability”; and it is used “in several categories of contexts, all of which relate to God directly or indirectly.”Read More...

Jesus the 'Palestinian'

By: James Showers

In some Christian circles, the theological justification for gaining freedom from Israeli “occupation” is Christian Palestinianism, a form of liberation theology that emphasizes Jesus’ humanity and portrays Him as the great liberator of the poor and oppressed of this world. It replaces the Jewish Messiah of the Bible with a Palestinian martyr.

Palestinian Liberation Theology

By: Christopher Katulka

Naim Ateek believes you cannot take the Bible literally. He has a particular problem with the Torah (Pentateuch), which he considers a “Zionist text,” and the books of Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, and 1 and 2 Kings—all of which confirm God gave the land of Israel to the Jewish people.