In the Steps of Abraham
The life of Abraham abounds with lessons from which the sincere child of God can profit.
Matthew 19:24 – The Rich and Heaven
Can the wealthy obtain Heaven?
1 Kings 4:21 – Solomon’s Kingdom
Premillenialists, desperately clinging to the notion that the “land promise” to the Israelites is yet unfulfilled, disregard clear Bible testimony.
Was Melchizedek the Preincarnate Christ?
Was Melchizedek the preincarnate Christ?
Ishmael: His Hand Against Every Man
The terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 was not an expression of aberrant radicalism; it was Islam in its purest form. It was but a further commentary on “his hand against every man” (Genesis 16:12)!
Abraham – A Case of Old Testament Accuracy
Several important achaeological discoveries demonstrate once again the uncanny accuracy of the Bible.
Immanuel — God Is With Us
The name “Immanuel” in Hebrew means “God is with us,” and the prophecy finds its fulfillment in the birth of Jesus Christ.
Exploring the Concept of Priesthood
The study of the concept of priesthood contains many valuable facets. It also is fraught with religious error. This article discusses both of these aspects.
The English Standard Version
In this month’s Feature article, Wayne Jackson reviews the new English Standard Version translation of the Bible.
Jesus Christ and the “I Am” Expression
Ishmael or Isaac? The Koran or the Bible?
Did Abraham offer Ishmael or Isaac? The Bible and the Koran differ on this issue. Which book is really divine revelation? Does it matter?
Is There No Plan of Salvation for Angels?
Does Hebrews 2:16 teach that there is no plan of salvation for the angels who fell from God’s favor?
The Power of Speech for Good or Evil
Speech is a very special gift from our Creator. It is a fresh challenge each day to channel our words for good.
Salvation Is from the Jews
Jesus once declared, “Salvation is from the Jews.” What did he mean?
Hebrews 11—What Is Faith?
Hebrews chapter 11 is a biblical record of faith. The examples listed there are our road map to understanding true faith.
Are the Dead Conscious?
There is an ongoing controversy in the religious community as to whether or not human beings, after death, exist in a state of consciousness.
Are Logic and Scripture Compatible?
Not only are logic and Scripture compatible, they are inseparable. If we understand the Bible correctly, and use valid reasoning, biblical truths are concluded.
Five Probing Questions about Faith
Does your definition of faith match with the Bible definition of faith?
What About the Sins of Bible Heroes?
How does the sincere Bible student explain the terrible sins of some of its greatest heroes?
Who Are the 144,000 of Revelation 7 and 14?
The “Jehovah’s Witnesses” teach that only 144, 000 people will gain heaven. They base their doctrine upon passages that are found in the book of Revelation (chapters 7 & 14). Who are the 144, 000 mentioned in these texts? Is the number literal or figurative? Study this article.