• What is the Gospel? Article by W. Robert Godfrey

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2012

    Many Christians, churches, and organizations regularly use the word gospel to describe their convictions. Theological controversies have occurred and do occur over the meaning of the gospel and who preaches it faithfully. What does that familiar word gospel mean? The best way to answer that question is to turn to the Bible. In the Greek New Testament, the noun euangelion (“gospel”) appears just over seventy times. Since, in one sense, the whole New Testament is about the gospel, we might have expected the word to have been used more frequently. Even more surprisingly, its use varies greatly among the authors … View Resource

  • What Judges Teaches the Church Article by W. Robert Godfrey

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2016

    And there arose another generation after them who did not know the Lord or the work that he had done for Israel. (Judg. 2:10) It seems incredible that it could happen. Only a generation after Joshua, Israel no longer knew the Lord. How is such a development possible? This is a very important question, not just for the ancient Israelites, but for us. Churches, too, have seen sudden decline from one generation to another. How can we understand and prevent this kind of calamity? The book of Judges provides a very clear answer to our questions. Its answer does … View Resource