Mid-America’s Institute of Nouthetic Studies Blog

Bible study

  • by Jay Adams
    What is the Church? We are always hearing of all sorts of organizations beginning that hope to carry on the work of Christ—some may be legitimate; others surely are not. It is the church that Jesus Christ built to carry out His will and do His work; of that, we can be certain. But what […]
  • by Jay Adams
    So you want to change. “Yes, I’d like to, but I’m not sure that it’s possible. I keep trying, but then find myself going back to my old ways again and again.” You are a Christian? “Yes. I believe that Christ died for my sins and rose again from the dead.” Well, then, there’s every […]
  • by Donn R Arms
    Be imitators of me as I am of Christ. I Cor. 11:1 “Why would Paul say that?” I assume because he thought that they needed to do so—just as we do today. We all learn by imitation from our earliest to our last days. It’s unavoidable. So, we’d better imitate the right persons. “Yes, but […]
  • by Donn R Arms
    There are two ways of looking at it. “At what?” At anything—or, if you prefer, at everything. “How’s that?” Pretty simple as a matter of fact. “Really?” Really. “Please explain.” Thought you’d never ask. There’s God’s way and there’s man’s way. Every issue in life can be viewed from either perspective. Indeed, we always do […]
  • by Donn R Arms
    Does it trouble you to see those that you thought were mature Christians go off the deep end in one way or another? “Yes. Is that because they never were Christians in the first place?” Sometimes, but not always. “How else does it happen?” Listen to one common way mentioned in Proverbs 19:27: My son, […]