Is There Scientific Proof of Joshua’s Long Day?
Is the so-called scientific proof for Joshua’s “long day” reliable?
Modern Miracles—True or False?
Many religious groups, e.g., Catholics, Mormons, and Protestant Pentecostals, contend for modern miracles. Since the purpose of biblical miracles was to confirm the truth of a divinely given revelation, one would be forced to the conclusion that these conflicting sects all are teaching the truth. But how can this be? Truth is consistent.
1 Corinthians 14:26 – Presentation Worship
Does 1 Corinthians 14:26ff authorize solos or choirs in New Testament worship?
Did the Early Church Observe the Lord’s Supper on a Daily Basis?
Traditionally, churches of Christ have observed the Lord’s supper each Sunday — and only on that day. Now, some are suggesting there is New Testament authority for daily communion, or for the serving of the supper on days other than the Lord’s day. Unfortunately for those who so argue, the New Testament “authority” for this evolving procedure is missing.
The Miraculous Insight of Jesus Christ
The Lord did not always avail himself of miraculous knowledge during his ministry, but when he did, he gave yet another proof that he is the Christ, the Son of God.
Was the Sabbath a Divine Requirement from the Time of Creation?
Was the seventh-day sabbath a divine requirement from the seventh day of creation onward? Some so claim, but the evidence is lacking. Study this issue with us.
Ellen Goodman and Those Creationists
Ellen Goodman recently wrote a meandering column venting her rage against certain “creationists,” who, occasionally, have altered their modus operandi in attempting to get a “toe in the schoolroom door.”
Judges 4 – Deborah, the Woman Judge
Does Deborah’s service as a judge of Israel authorize leadership roles for women in the Lord’s church?
Does Mapping the Human Genome Prove Evolution?
Scientists recently announced that they have “mapped” the human genome. Some are alleging that this discovery contains positive proof for Darwin’s theory of evolution. Wayne Jackson addresses this issue.
Feigned Miracles and Gullible People
A sixteen-year-old girl in a remote region of India was about to be buried; suddenly, she sat up. According to the report, the young lady testified that she had been dead, but the Lord “sent her back” to tell her neighbors about “the real God.”
Jude 14 — The Prophecy of Enoch
What are the implications of Jude’s reference to a prophecy of Enoch? Study this matter with us.
Is Faith the Gift of Ephesians 2:8?
Based upon a misunderstanding of Ephesians 2:8, some argue that “faith” is a gift from God, and that it is not, therefore, a condition of salvation. This theory is the offspring of Calvinism. This week’s question explores this issue.
The Holy Spirit “Illumination” Theory: A Critical Review
Must you be “illuminated” by the Holy Spirit before you can understand what he wrote?
Evolution’s Useless-Organ Argument
A discussion of the so-called vestigial organs
Dealing Treacherously with One’s Spouse
Marriage is not a mere civil institution; it is a covenant agreement between two eligible people before God. Far too frequently, it becomes very “uncivil.” People who desire to please the Creator, will work hard to make their
Revelation 7 & 14 – The 144,000
How should one interpret the use of the numeral 144, 000 in the book of Revelation?
Does Archaeology Prove that Baptism May Be Administered by Sprinkling?
The claim is commonly made that ancient literary documents, supported by archaeological discoveries, sustain the idea that “sprinkling” was an accepted form of ancient “baptism.” Examine this issue with us in this month’s Feature article.
The Record Buried in Coal
Why coal is a bad witness in the case for evolution.
Ephesians 2:3 – By Nature Children of Wrath
Does this passage prove the Calvanistic doctrine of hereditary total depravity? Not in the least.
Was Jesus the Son of God Eternally?
There is a popular belief that Jesus Christ was the Son of God from all eternity. But is that theory correct? The following study argues otherwise.