Teaching Articles


The Sin Connection to Healing

Teaching Article #21 by Bill Nugent   Jesus said to the paralyzed man whom He had just healed: "Behold, you have become well; do not sin any more, so that nothing worse may befall you" (John 5:14 NASB).   In the epistle of James we read: "the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the…Read more

How to Increase Your Faith to Receive Your Healing

Teaching Article #20 by Bill Nugent   I'd like to talk to you about how to release your faith to obtain your healing. Now before you click delete or get ready to toss this article into the recycling bin and before you sigh and say "I've studied faith for decades and I don't need a primer" just give me a…Read more

Why the Church Doesn't Really Want Revival and Why We Must Repent of this Attitude

by Bill Nugent #19 Would it surprise you if I told you that the church doesn't really want revival? Would you protest and say "what church would be so backslidden that it wouldn't want revival?!" By church, I don't mean the nominal church or a backslidden church. I mean the radical, born-again, Christ loving church that faithfully adheres to the…Read more

An easy way to win lost ones over the internet

  by Bill Nugent Article #02   If you're like me you see your aunts, uncles and cousins at weddings and funerals and seldom in between. A typical example is that you're at a wedding chatting -- over the loud music -- with a cousin you haven't seen in 5 years. You're burdened for his soul. You want to lead…Read more

A NEW INSIGHT INTO "YOU ARE NOT UNDER LAW

  by Bill Nugent Article #03   In all the churches I've been in over the years I've noticed signs that said 'Do Not Smoke' and 'Do Not Chew Gum in the Sanctuary' but I've never seen a sign that said 'Do Not Eat the Potting Soil From the Potted Plants.' Consider this as an illustration. Why would a church…Read more

INTERNET EVANGELISM: NEW OPPORTUNITIES TO REACH THE ENDS OF THE EARTH FROM YOUR DESK

  by Bill Nugent Article #04   In January of 2000 I read in one of the major news magazines a list of the people who exerted the most influence on world history during the period 1000 to 1999. It came as something of a surprise to me that Johannes Gutenberg (1397 - 1468) was at the top of the list.…Read more

MISSIONARY MINISTRY OVER THE INTERNET

  by Bill Nugent Article #05   Imagine a doctoral student in northern India getting on line and opening an email from you. You've never met this man before and he's never heard of you yet there he is reading an email from you that explains the creationist position and reveals the lack of scientific credibility of evolution. This precious soul is…Read more

INTERNET DEBATING IS A POWERFUL WORLDWIDE OUTREACH

  by Bill Nugent Article #06   One of the best ways that an ordinary person can have a profound worldwide impact for the advancement of truth is to engage in debating unbelievers over the Internet. Not only do you reach the people with whom you directly debate but you also reach the far larger number of online spectators who follow the…Read more

THE MANIFESTATION OF THE SONS OF GOD AND THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD

  by Bill Nugent Article #07   The doctrine of the manifestation of the sons of God is a Bible doctrine that has seldom been taught until recent decades. The teaching on the manifestation of the sons of God is often called the "Manifested Sons Message" the "Sonship Message" the"Kingdom Message" or "Present Truth."   In a nutshell the sonship…Read more

ONCE SAVED ALWAYS SAVED?

  by Bill Nugent Article #08   Eternal security is an issue of vital importance in the church today. There is a popular expression that says "Once saved, always saved." If that statement is true then we can rejoice in the security of knowing that once we have experienced the new birth in Christ we are assured of heaven. There…Read more

WHY PAUL SAID "I AM CARNAL, SOLD UNDER SIN" AND THE DILEMMA OF ROMANS SEVEN

  by Bill Nugent Article #09   Paul, the apostle wrote the following words in Romans 7:14 "I am carnal, sold under sin." These are puzzling words from the pen of perhaps the greatest apostle of the early church. Some have tried to explain away those words and other words in Romans seven in which Paul tells of his struggle…Read more

A DEEPER LOOK AT THE SALVATION OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT

  by Bill Nugent Article #10   Rick Joyner of Morning Star Ministries has prophesied that in the end times there will be deeper revelatory insight into what it means to be saved. Polls consistently show that upwards of 40% of the American population consider themselves to be born again Christians. Careful analysis of the polling data conducted by Barna…Read more

A FULFILLED UNDERSTANDING OF THE SABBATH

  by Bill Nugent Article #11   One of the things that shows the uniqueness of the Bible and proves its divine wisdom is the Sabbath. One ancient Roman writer lamented that "The Hebrews waste one-seventh of their lives." Better minds now know that rest is not waste! The whole world now follows a seven day week and businesses all…Read more

THE MAJOR REASON WHY CHRISTIANS DON'T RECEIVE HEALING

  by Bill Nugent Article #12 It was the Autumn of 2007, my Mom had recently passed away and I was emptying the house to prepare it for sale. I was also preparing for an interstate move, from New York to New Hampshire. I was under pressure to downsize. I opened a box of my stored stuff. It was filled with old cassettes…Read more

WE ARE KINGS AND PRIESTS; WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A KING?

  by Bill Nugent Article #13   The preacher looked out over the large congregation. He said "Are there any priests here today?"  The people were surprised and fidgeted in their seats. Many looked around to see if there were any men with the telltale clerical collar. The pastor continued "Will all the priests present this morning please raise your…Read more

THE PERFECT JEW: A PICTURE OF THE PERFECT END OF OUR AGE

  by Bill Nugent Article #14 Most people who study the Bible in depth would say that biblical Judaism did not end well. By biblical Judaism I mean the Torah Judaism of the Bible which was centered around animal sacrifices which were offered in the stone Temple located in Jerusalem.    By the first century AD, Judaism had a corrupt priesthood, was…Read more

MELCHIZEDEK, THE MYSTERIOUS PRIEST OF GENESIS FOURTEEN

  by Bill Nugent Article #15   Since it says in Psalm 110:4 and Hebrews 5:6 that Christ is a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek, I think we had better get a good understanding about this amazing man, Melchizedek. Melchizedek first appears in Genesis 14:18-20 in which he verbally blessed Abraham and Abraham gave him a tenth…Read more

THE DURATION OF PUNISHMENT IN HELL

  by Bill Nugent Article #16   Various shades of universalism have recently surfaced as issues among conservative Evangelicals. Rob Bell, a megachurch pastor, has written a book titled Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell and the Fate of Every Person Who Has Ever Lived. This article is not about Rob Bell's book but is about the subject his…Read more

THE PERFECT JEW, THE PERFECT CHURCH AND THE MANIFESTATION OF THE SONS OF GOD

  by Bill Nugent Article #17   All Jews were commanded to be perfect Jews. All of the Jews were commanded to keep the Old Testament law perfectly yet only one Jew kept the law perfectly. In the fifteen centuries from Moses to John the Baptist only one Jew was fully obedient and that Jew was the manifested Son of…Read more

COMMANDED TO SUCCEED BUT PREDICTED TO FAIL:THE CONUNDRUM OF END-TIME REVELATION

by Bill Nugent Article #18   In Matthew 28:18-20, the church is commanded to make disciples of all nations. Yet we also see that prophecies contained in the Bible reveal that the church will fail to win all the nations to Christ and the nations will follow the antichrist at the end of days. We are commanded to succeed but…Read more

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