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Category Archives: Word Study
We do not like the word ‘impossible.’ We like to think that all things are possible. Here is what some have said. Tommy Lasorda is quoted as saying, “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in man’s determination” … Continue reading
There are things that man must have for physical survival. He cannot survive very long without them. “How long can we survive without the basics? Every person and situation is different, though the ‘rule of threes’ gets at the desperate … Continue reading
Jehovah’s Witnesses do not believe that Jesus was crucified on a cross. They believe that it is more accurate to say that he was impaled on a torture stake. (1) The New World Translation translates the noun (stauros) “torture stake.” … Continue reading
There are certain passages which are commonly misused. I am speaking of passages which are misused by brethren, not the passages which are misused by the world at large. These passages are sometimes used as crutch passages, to support a … Continue reading
Our text of study is Ephesians 4:15. It reads, “but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head – Christ.” The context concerns the use of spiritual gifts, and roles in … Continue reading
“Can two walk together unless they are agreed?” (Amos 3:3). There are two understandings of these words. Some take this to refer to agreement in direction. If you are headed south, and I am headed north, how can we walk … Continue reading
A couple gets divorced for reasons other than fornication. In time, one of them remarries, or becomes sexually involved with another. May the other partner (in that original marriage) now remarry with God’s approval? There are brethren, “conservative brethren,” on … Continue reading