Giving in the Church: What about Malachi 3?

Editor’s Note: This article is specifically addressed to the most common section of Scripture used to justify teaching the tithe in Christian churches. This article builds naturally from the third and fourth articles.  In the previous two articles, we have seen that the post-Pentecost church does not need to regard tithing …

Time Periods in the Bible: Jesus Preparing His Disciples

In the introductory article on time periods, we considered the idea that much of the gospels are actually applicable for the Church. While some would agree, others (mostly dispensationalists) might find that statement shocking. There are dispensationalists that focus almost entirely on the Epistles, saying that the other parts of …

Spiritual Unity Versus Doctrinal Unity

Unity is a somewhat controversial subject in the Bible. What does the Bible say about unity? Is spiritual unity available now? Is doctrinal unity available now? What is our responsibility to our fellow Christians? Christians have observed the fragmentation of the faith over issues, some large (like indulgences or baptism) …