Articles by Wadie Farag
The first seven centuries of the Christian Era witnessed the church battling courageously against several heresies that mainly dealt with: a. the status of Christ as God, and b. the incarnate relationship between His divine and human natures. These two problems, both relating to Christ, were the subject of protracted controversies known as the Trinitarian and Christological controversies. While the Trinitarian controversy rocked the church in the first four centuries of the Christian Era, the Christological controversy followed it from the fifth to the seventh century, or until the rise of Islam.
How faithful are we in carrying out this part of the charge?
The Bible recognizes baptism for adults and by immersion. No other kind of baptism has the sanction of the One who commanded us to baptize. Christ Himself was baptized by immersion, and He left us an example that we should follow His steps.
Although the term "Trinity" is not scriptural, the concept it expresses is certainly Biblical. In the Scriptures we note that there are three distinct persons in the Godhead: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
Although Jesus made sure that men understood His divinity and oneness with God, there are countless millions who through the ages have denied this.
A discovery of interest to all students of prophecy.
The conclusion to this three-part series.
The second installment of this series.
Exploring an important question.
AN UNPRECEDENTED interest in the study of the book of Daniel is manifest among the members of the Lacombe church, on the campus of Canadian Union College in Alberta, Canada. Ten different groups meet once each week on different evenings and on Sabbath afternoon to study a portion of the prophetic book. . .
A REPORT of the 1973 Indianapolis 500 mile auto race in the June 11, 1973, issue of Time, mentions that it is the world's largest, richest, and costliest racing event of its kind. The story went on to say: "One rationale for the Indy has been that it encourages innovations in auto design, especially in safety devices. . .
Does lack of or little representation on the highest councils, along with the Biblical admonition given to women to submit to their husbands, constitute an admission that the woman is subservient to man? Is man really pre-eminent? Not at all. . .
EDUCATORS, lend me your ears! There is no doubt that today an ever-lessening commitment to Christian education is found on the part of church leaders and church members of all denominations. Both leaders and laity have ceased to promote the principles of Christian education with the vigor exercised only a few years ago.