Moore Articles



Balance:
Training Biblically Balanced Preachers
Balance in Outreach
Achieving & Maintaining Ministerial Balance Part 1Part 2Part 3
For or Against?

Baptism:
Baptism of John
Dispelling Popular Myths about "the Thief on the Cross"
Are You Sure the Thief on the Cross Wasn't Baptized?
Questions About Baptism (Part 1)
Questions About Baptism (Part 2)
Questions About Baptism (Part 3)
Questions About Baptism (Part 4)
Baptism is a Work!
What must I do to be saved?
Holy Spirit Baptism
Questions About Holy Spirit Baptism Part 1
Questions About Holy Spirit Baptism Part 2

Betrayal:
And it was night (John 13:30)

The Bible:
The Bible in Perspective
Biblical Inspiration in Perspective
The Divine Origin of the Bible
Oral Transmission of the Biblical Records
What the Bible Claims for Itself
Why Should I Believe in the Bible?
What the Scriptures Say About the Scriptures
Public Reading of God's Word

Biblical Authority:
Speak Where the Bible Speaks
Biblical Silence
Non-institutionalism (Part 1): Benevolence

Biblical Authorship:
Authorship of NT Gospels
Authorship of Luke-Acts
Authorship of Ephesians
Pastoral Epistles: Authorship
Plural Authorship of Hebrews Part 1Part 2
Authorship of 1 Peter
Authorship of 2 Peter
Challenging Anti-Conservative Presuppositions 1
Challenging Anti-Conservative Presuppositions 2
Challenging Anti-Conservative Presuppositions 3
Challenging Anti-Conservative Presuppositions 4

Biblical Canon:
The Collection & Canonization of the NT Part 1
The Collection & Canonization of the NT Part 2

What the Scriptures Say About the Scriptures

Bible Characters:
For each of the 12 apostles, see Apostles (above)
Apostles
Aristarchus
Barabbas
Daughters of Germanicus, Jairus, & Jesus
Epaphroditus
James (Jacob) the Lord's Brother
Jesus: see Jesus Christ
Joseph
Joseph Barsabbas Justus
Judas Barsabbas
Luke
Macedonians
Matthias
Michael the Archangel
Nahum
Noah and Her Sisters
PaulEarly Life of Paul 1 and 2Paul's Apostleship
Beyond the Jordan: an Ethnogeographical Study

Biblical Inspiration:
What the Bible Claims for Itself
The Divine Origin of the Bible
Biblical Inspiration in Perspective
What the Scriptures Say About the Scriptures
Divine Revelation and Inspiration of the Scriptures

Biblical Integrity:
Biblical Errors?
Bible Miracles: Fact or Fiction?
The Bible in Perspective
Changes in the Bible? Part 1
Changes in the Bible? Part 2
Jude's Alleged Use of Pseudonymous Sources
Luke's Historical Blunder
Luke's Alleged Historical Blunder Revisited (Part 1)Part 2
Mistakes in the Bible?
Oral Transmission of the Biblical Records
Harmonizing Luke & Paul Part 1Part 2
For or Against
Jesus' Ethical Dilemma & Mark's Historical Blunder
Synoptic Confusion: Matthew's 'Two' vs. Mark and Luke's 'One'
Apparent Discrepancies Among Gospels Part 1Part 2Part 3
Were Bible Stories Copied from Ancient Myths? Part 1Part 2
Does the Bible Condone Sexual Assault and Rape?
The Missing 1000
An Evil Spirit from the Lord

Biblical Languages:
Aramaic
The Aramaic Patronymic Bar-
Greek NT Translated into English
Did Jesus Speak Greek?
Hebrew
Original Form of Matthew's Gospel

Bible Study/Interpretation:
Biblical Interpretation: Asking the Right Questions
Biblical Interpretation in Perspective
Biblical Exegesis Part 1Part 2Part 3
Biblical Errors? Contextual and Exegetical Factors
The Heart of Bible Study
Mistakes in the Bible?
Jesus Couldn't be a Priest but a Woman Can be a Preacher?
Musical Praise & Biblical Silence
Religious Dialogue Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4
Context, Context, Context
Understanding the Bible: Ancient History
Understanding the Bible: Ancient Letter Writing
Understanding the Bible: Ancient Rhetoric
Matthew's Curious Account: Opened Graves and Resurrected Saints
The Holy Spirit's Role in Biblical Understanding
Interpretive Ambiguities
Prayers for All: 1 Tim 2:1-7
Irresistible Grace
Perseverance of the Saints
Revelation 13:8 - Predestination?

Children:
Love is Patient
One of the Worst Things About Hell
Are Humans Totally Depraved from Birth?
Train up a child
Must an elder's children all be faithful?
What about pre-christian boys leading worship?
"You were perfect in all your ways ..." (Ezek. 28:15)

Christian Influence:
Here's Why I Don't Drink Beverage Alcohol
When Jesus Wants Silence

Christianity:
Religion Explained?
How Are All Christians "Sons" of God?

The Church:
The Church of the New Testament
The Church of Christ
You Are the Temple of God
Preach Jesus
Jesus: the Reason for Unity
The Kingdom of God Part 1Part 2Part 3
Musicals, Football, & Folks Leaving the Church
Why Should I Believe in the Church?
My Recent Visit to the Bible Lands
Putting on God's Armor … in Context
Where's the Church in the Gospel Plan of Salvation?
Love One Another
New Jerusalem
House Churches

Communication
Did Jesus Speak Greek?
Production of a NT Document

Confession:

Deacons:

Death:

Demons/ Demonology, Devil, Satan
Demons and Demon Possession

Denominationalism: see also Calvinism
Hypothetical Faith
Mormonism
Questions For My Mormon Friends
Questions for My Jehovah's Witness Friends
Responding to Sabellianism (United Pentecostals)
Responding to Arianism (Jehovah's Witnesses)
Responding to Socinianism (Christadelphians)

Discipleship:
Christ's Inner Circle
Cross-Bearing: the Cost of Discipleship
Getting to Know Jesus
Leaving All to Follow Jesus
Matthias: the Forgotten Apostle
Musicals, Football, & Folks Leaving the Church
New Testament "Believers"
The Tough Love of Jesus
Putting on God's Armor … in Context
For or Against?
The Walking Dead

Discipline -- Church:
Don't Even Eat With Such a One (1 Cor. 5:11)
Church Discipline
Biblical Reasons for Withdrawing
When the Whole Congregation Doesn't Consent
Is it scriptural for an individual to withdraw from an individual?
Inter congregational Responsibilities
When a Family Member is Disciplined
Not Keep Company With/Admonish as a Brother
Is it scriptural for a congregation to withdraw from a congregation?

Division/Divisive Issues:
Non-Institutionalism (Part 1): Church Benevolence
Non-institutionalism (Part 2): Institutions and Cooperation

Divorce and Remarriage:
Jesus on Divorce & Remarriage: Contextual Insights
Biblical Doctrine of Divorce & Remarriage Part 1Part 2Part 3
A heterosexual, a homosexual, and a pedophile walk into a church
A Closer Look at Pharisaism
Preventing Divorce
Premarital Decisions About Non-optional Matters

Doctrine:
Doctrine of Christ
Preach Jesus

Drinking: see Alcohol

Education: 
The Education of Jesus the Rabbi

Elders/Overseers: see also Leadership
Must an elder's children all be faithful?
Qualifications of Elders/Overseers Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5

Eschatology:
Chronology of Christ's Return
Man of Lawlessness Part 1
No Room for the Rapture
The Lord's Coming with All His Saints
Anticipating Christ's Return: Part 1Part 2
Preterism Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4

Ethics:
Confronting Porn Addiction
Postmodernism & the Homosexual Christian
Why I Don't Drink Beverage Alcohol
A heterosexual, a homosexual, and a pedophile walk into a church
Jesus' Ethical Dilemma
Know How to Possess Your Own Vessel: 1 Thess 4:4
Fornication, Pornography, Homosexuality Biblically Defined

Evangelism:
And With Many Other Words
Pauline Amnesia
Preach Jesus
What must I do to be saved?
Balance in Outreach
Where's the Church in the Gospel Plan of Salvation?
Evangelism's Call
Reaching Muslims Part 1Part 2
What Were the Acts of the Apostles?
Foundation of Evangelism

Evolution:
Six Days of Creation: Geologic Ages or Literal Days?

Exodus:
How many times can Egyptian cows die?

Faith:
What Great Faith Looks Like
Parents of Faith
Hebrews 11: Faith's Hall of Shame
New Testament "Believers"
What must I do to be saved?
Hearing of Faith
Hypothetical Faith
A Closer Look at John 3:16

False Teaching/Religion:
Man of Lawlessness Part 1Part 2Part 3

Family:
Spiritual Development in the Family
Premarital Decisions About Non-optional Matters
Achieving & Maintaining Ministerial Balance Part 2
The Sociocultural Context of the NT (Part 5): Households & Slavery

Fornication: see Sex

Fellowship:
What Does "Fellowship" Mean?
The Sociocultural Context of the NT (Part 4): Individualism vs Collectivism
For or Against?
Doctrine of Christ (2 John 9)
My Recent Visit to the Bible Lands
The Macedonians Had Names
You Are the Temple of God
Unequally Yoked Together
Don't Even Eat With Such a One (1 Cor. 5:11)
No Fellowship with Unfruitful Works of Darkness (Eph 5:11)
Is it scriptural for a congregation to withdraw from a congregation?
What About Eating in the Church Building? Part 1Part 2

Forgiveness:
When Paul Met the Two Philips

Free Will:
Did God harden Pharaoh's heart?

General Epistles:
Hebrews: see Hebrews
The General Epistles: Introduction
The NT Epistle of Jacob
James and the Law of Moses
Authorship of 1 Peter
Distinctive Features of 1 Peter
Authorship of 2 Peter
Distinctive Features of 2 Peter
The NT Epistle of Judas
Jude's Alleged Use of Pseudonymous Sources
Jude 9: Why Argue Over the Body of Moses?
Anointing in 1 John
Introducing the Johannine Epistles

Genesis:

God's Name

Gospel/Good News:
Why Should I Believe in the Gospel?
Preach Jesus
Did Jesus Die For Many But Not For All?
What it Means to "Obey the Gospel" Part 1Part 2

The Gospels:
Heaven's Measurements: Rev. 21:16
The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth? Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5

Hebrew:
Hebrew
Amen

Hebrews:
Introducing the Book of Hebrews
Plural Authorship of Hebrews Part 1Part 2
The Rest that Remains (Heb. 3-4)
Hebrews 11: Faith's Hall of Shame and Parents of Faith

Hell:
One of the Worst Things About Hell
Why did God create humans if most go to hell?

History:
Understanding the Bible: Ancient History

Holidays/Special Days:
The Christianization of a Pagan Symbol

Holy Spirit:
Why Should I Believe in the Holy Spirit?
God's Indwelling Spirit
Are You Listening to the Holy Spirit?
Holy Spirit Baptism
Questions About Holy Spirit Baptism Part 1
Questions About Holy Spirit Baptism Part 2
Questions About the Holy Spirit (Part 1)
Questions About the Holy Spirit (Part 2)
The Lord is the Spirit
Speaking in Tongues
Does the Holy Spirit speak through all who call Jesus Lord?
The Holy Spirit's Role in Biblical Understanding

Islam:
Reaching Muslims Part 1Part 2

Jesus Christ:
Getting to Know Jesus
Getting to Know Jesus Better
The Deity of Christ
Jesus Christ Son of God
Jesus Christ Son of Man
Everlasting Subservience
Was Jesus the Son of God Prior to His Incarnation?
The Education of Jesus the Rabbi
Did Jesus Speak Greek?
Preach Jesus
Jesus: the Reason for Unity
Lineage of Jesus According to Matthew
May We Pray to Jesus?
Questions About Jesus
The Son of Mary
Hand in Hand with Jesus
Did Jesus die for many but not for all?
"Father, Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit"
Tempted as we are, yet without sin
The Tough Love of Jesus
What do you know about Jesus' birth?
Why Should I Believe in Jesus Christ?
Responding to Sabellianism
Responding to Arianism
Responding to Socinianism
The Lord is the Spirit
Isaiah 7:14
What Did the Centurion Say?
Resurrection of Jesus Christ
Were Jesus Stories Copied from Myths?
Chosen Servant of the Gentiles: Isa. 42 (Part 1)Part 2

Qualifications of Elders (Part 1)Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5

Life of Christ/Christian Living:

Light vs Darkness:

The Law is Good if Used Lawfully (1 Tim. 2:8-11)
Is the Law of Moses Still Binding (Matt. 5:17-18)?
James and the Law of Moses
Jesus Annuls Jewish Food Restrictions (Mark 7:1-19)
The Old and New Covenants
Our UnChanging God and a Change of the Law
The Old Covenant of the Jews and the New Covenant of Christ
The Perils of Confusing the Old and New Testaments
The Lord is the Spirit
The "10 Commandments" and the New Testament
Tithing
Was the Apostle Paul Anti-Law?
Jesus' Ethical Dilemma & Sabbath Law

Paleography:
Production of a NT Document Part 1Part 2

Parables:
Parable of the Vineyard Workers (Matt. 20:1-16)
Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:16-21)

Parenting:
Daddy's Job
Love is Patient
Parents of Faith
Spiritual Development in the Family
Train up a child
Single Missionary: Joy Allen
The Education of Jesus the Rabbi
Call No One on Earth "Father" (Matt 23:9)

Paul:
Paul the Myth Vs the Real Paul
Paul's Early Life Part 1Part 2
Paul's Apostleship
Elymas Bar-Jesus vs. Bergius Paulus
Pauline Amnesia
Paul's Thorn in the Flesh
Harmonizing Luke & Paul Part 1Part 2
Putting on God's Armor
Ancient Corinth
Chronology of Paul's Work in Corinth
What Did Paul Do In Arabia?
Boasting in 2 Corinthians
Slaves of Christ
Who is the "I" in Romans 7?

Pauline Epistles:
Chronology of Paul's Writings
The Missing Letters of Paul
The Thessalonian Letters
Paul's Prison Epistles
Colossians Part 1Colossians Part 2
Paul's Letter to Philemon
Philippians Part 1Part 2
Ephesians: Why So Impersonal?
Authorship of Ephesians
Challenging Anti-Conservative Presuppositions 1
Challenging Anti-Conservative Presuppositions 2
Challenging Anti-Conservative Presuppositions 3
Challenging Anti-Conservative Presuppositions 4
Background of the Letters to Timothy & Titus
Pastoral Epistles Part 1Part 2

Pauline Studies:
Lost in Translation: A Closer Look at Phroneo in Philippians

Pedophilia:
A Heterosexual, a Homosexual, and a Pedophile Walk into a Church

Pharisees/Pharisaism:
A Closer Look at Pharisaism
Prayers for All: 1 Tim 2:1-7

Preachers/Preaching
How Preaching Has Blessed My Life
Achieving & Maintaining Ministerial Balance Part 1Part 2Part 3
Training Biblically Balanced Preachers
Jesus Couldn't be a Priest But a Woman Can be a Preacher?
Preach Jesus

Premillennialism:
The Day of the Lord
The Kingdom of God Part 1Part 2Part 3
The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5
The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth (condensed)
Matthew 24: End of the World or Jerusalem's Fall?
Will the Earth Last Forever
New Heavens and New Earth
New Heavens & Earth in Isaiah
New Jerusalem
Christ Coming with All his Saints
No Room for the Rapture
Looking in Wrong Direction: Coming with All His Saints

Prophecy/Prophets:
The Day of the Lord
Matthew 24: Jerusalem's Fall
Isaiah 7:14



Acts 1:23Acts 2:40, Acts 8:37, Acts 9:5-6Acts 15:22-33
Romans 7:7-25Romans 9Romans 13:8-10
1 Corinthians 3:16-171 Corinthians 5:111 Corinthians 6:2-31 Cor. 6:7, 1 Cor. 10:1-41 Corinthians 10:81 Corinthians 11:2-16 (Part 1)Part 2, Part 3Part 4Part 5
1 Corinthians 11:21-221 Corinthians 12:31 Corinthians 13:8-131 Corinthians 14:27-35
1 Corinthians 15:241 Corinthians 15:29
2 Corinthians 1:212 Corinthians 3:17-182 Corinthians 6:14-182 Corinthians 9:82 Corinthians 12:7-10
Galatians 3:2-3
Ephesians 1:4-5Ephesians 2:1-10Ephesians 5:1-11
Philippians 2:25-30
Colossians 2:12
1 Thessalonians 3:131 Thessalonians 3:13 revised1 Thessalonians 4:41 Thessalonians 4:15
1 Thessalonians 4:17
2 Thessalonians 1:82 Thessalonians 2:1-12 (Part 1)Part 2Part 3
James 2:10
Jude 9
2 Peter 3:13
1 John 2:20, 271 John 5:7-8
2 John 9-10
Revelation 13:8, Rev. 13:18Revelation 21:1Revelation 21:16

Thankfulness:
Love is Patient

Time Management:
Achieving & Maintaining Ministerial Balance Part 3

Tributes:
Glenn E. Moore
Eugene P. Hibbett
Jim Edmonds
Todd Walker
Stan Mitchell

Truth:
Relativism Vs Absolute Truth
The Inconsistency of Relativism
Religious Dialogue For the Lazy & Dishonest Part 1Part 2
Amen

Unity:
Jesus: the Reason for Unity
What Does "Fellowship" Mean?
You Are the Temple of God
Love One Another
The Sociocultural Context of the NT (Part 4): Individualism vs Collectivism

Why Should I Believe?
Why Should I Believe in God?
Why Should I Believe in Jesus Christ?
Why Should I Believe in the Holy Spirit?
Why Should I Believe in the Bible?
Why Should I Believe in the Gospel?
Why Should I Believe in the Church?
Why Should I Believe in the Christian Life?
Why Should I Believe in the Return of Christ?

Women:
Questions Concerning the Role of Women
Female Head-coverings Part 1Part 2, Part 3Part 4Part 5
Jesus Couldn't be a Priest but a Woman can be a Preacher?
Saved Through Childbearing 1 Tim. 2:15a
Let Your Women "Keep Silent" 1 Cor 14
A Woman's Service in the Church
Single Missionary: Sarah Andrews
Single Missionary: Roberta Edwards
Single Missionary: Joy Miller
Single Women on the Mission Field
Noah and Her Sisters
The Bible's Radical View on Women
How Are All Christians "Sons" of God?

World Religion:
Reaching Muslims Part 1Part 2
Religion Explained?

Worship:
Restoring True Worship
Choral Singing
Lifting Up Holy Hands
Music and the Bible: A Brief History
Questions About Music in Worship (Part 1)Part 2Part 3
Musical Praise in Christian Worship
"Proof" that Instrumental Music in Worship is Acceptable?
Musical Praise & Biblical Silence
Musicals, Football, & Folks Leaving the Church
Proxy Worship
What Are You Getting Out of Worship?
Questions about the Lord's Supper
The Sunday Collection
What about pre-christian boys leading worship?
Is Everything We Do in Life "Worship"?
Public Reading of God's Word

Writing:
Ancient Letter Writing
Production of NT Part 1Part 2

Youth:

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