Category Archives: Jack McNiel

Articles Written by Jack McNiel of the Oak Grove Church of Christ in Oak Grove, Mo. Jack’s lessons are independent of all other teachers at “Church of Christ Articles”. Though many of his views including an understanding of Biblical authority and God’s plan of salvation for mankind are identical to the other writers at this website, there are areas in which his teachings are different. He encourages anyone who reads his articles to utilize scripture to see if the things he teaches are according to the truth taught by the apostles and prophets.

What is Repentance?

Repentance is what results when godly sorrow meets a godly response. It comes about when we change our attitude and our action toward sin. Thayer’s Bible Dictionary defines the Greek word for repent in this way, “To change one’s mind; … Read More

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The Biblical Concept of Assurance

Biblically speaking, assurance represents “security of the soul and true inner peace – a blessed assurance.” (Paul Sain) It comes from the Greek, plerophoria , which means “ full assurance, most certain confidence..” (Thayer’s Greek Definitions) In English, the word … Read More

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