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Working By Faith - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... their hire, beginning from the last unto the first” (Matthew 20:8). This parable has long caused perplexity, not only among the workers in the parable, but also among readers ever since. Why would the Lord teach that wages paid for a...
Paradoxes Of Scripture - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things” (Matthew 25:21). To be exalted, we must become humble. “And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted” (Matthew 23:12). To...
Many Called, Few Chosen - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen” (Matthew 20:16). These words of Christ make it clear that being called by God and being chosen by Him are not the same. The two items are similar in the Greek, with the second...
Called and Chosen - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - Jesus said: "Many be called, but few |are| chosen" (Matthew 20:16). Such a truth may be difficult to understand with our finite minds, but (like Paul) "we are bound to give thanks" that we who believe today, like the...
Matthew 20:16
... the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few...
Luke 20:9: a long time - Study Note
... a long time. Matthew 21:33-41 and Mark 12:1-12 both report this same parable, representing the dealings of Christ with Israel, as shown by the relations of a man with the caretakers of his vineyard. Only Luke, however, indicates that the...
To Tell the Truth: The danger of accommodating Darwinism through false testimony - Article
James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. - ... condemned this error as both ignorance and bad theology (Matthew 22:29). This error can be sophistically accomplished by evasive teachings (e.g., the slippery "emerging church" and the neo-deistic Intelligent Design Movement) that...
2 Thessalonians 2:14: called you - Study Note
... As Jesus said: “Many be called, but few chosen” (Matthew 20:16). Such a truth may be difficult to understand, but “we are bound to give thanks” (II Thessalonians 2:13) with Paul that we, like the Thessalonian...
CHAPTER 1 - Help Lord!: A Perspective On Community
... of life. Jesus said that we would know them by their fruit (Matthew 7:20). He also said that "By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples (the saints), if ye have love one to another" (John 13:35). There are numerous examples in...
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