What About the Bible and Slavery?
Does the Bible condone slavery? If so, how does the Christian reconcile this with the biblical concept of the intrinsic worth of every human being as a creature made in the image of God?
What Is the Meaning of “Not under Bondage” (1 Cor. 7:15)?
In 1 Corinthians 7:15, Paul affirms that if an unbelieving mate abandons his Christian companion the Christian is “not under bondage.” Some allege that this provides an additional cause for divorce — other than fornication (Mt. 5:32; 19:9). But is there real evidence for this position?
Some Contrasts Between the Nature of the Mosaic System and Christianity
The Mosaic system was preparatory to the coming of the Christian system. While the two systems were complimentary, there are significant differences.
The New Slavery
Most everyone of the civilized nations finds the practice of human slavery abhorrent. The shocking fact is, however, slavery exists in profusion today, though it is scarcely recognized by most people. Read this engaging article on the “New Slavery.”
Exodus 3:22 – The Israelites Leave Egypt
In this article of Notes from the Margin of My Bible, we find a prophecy fullfillment, an answer to a moral dilemma, and an example of God’s wonderful providence.
The Earth: A Planet Plagued with “Evil”
Though the earth was once a paradise, it is now a planet plagued with “evil.” Why are there so many problems within our earthly environment? Study this challenging issue with us in this month’s Feature article.
Nuggets from the Book of Philemon
Though Paul’s letter to Philemon is very brief, it is packed with rich nuggets of truth that truly reward the serious Bible student. Reflect upon some of these points with us in this article.
The New R-word Label
Racism is an insidious evil that lies at the root of much hate against both man and God.
Some Questions about Divorce and Remarriage
Occasionally we receive questions on the topic of divorce and remarriage. We cannot give unequivocal answers regarding cases wherein we cannot possibly know all the facts. However, we can deal with certain principles.
When the Creation Is Delivered
In Romans 8:19-23, Paul addresses the hope that eventually the creation will be set free from the “bondage of corruption into the liberty of the glory of the children of God.”
The Code of Hammurabi
The discovery of the Code of Hammurabi reveals several interesting ideas when compared to the Law of Moses.
Romans 8:21 — Creation Delivered
In what sense will the “creation” be delivered from corruption? Does the creation itself, including the stars, planets, rocks and trees, really long for the return of Christ?
The Meaning of Romans 3:31
Many are confused as to the meaning of Romans 3:31. In this article we explore the meaning of the sacred text.
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The Terror of Death: Causes and Cures
There are numerous examples from history of valiant Christians who went to their deaths as martyrs, singing hymns and happily praising God. How were they able to exude such a joyful demeanor? Whence their sense of fearlessness that seems to elude so many today?
Character Studies in Joshua
Characters in the book of Joshua present interesting and valuable studies that offer powerful, transforming spiritual lessons
God and the Nation of Israel
What role does the nation of Israel play — past and present — in the plan of God? Does their illustrious past have any relevance today or in the future?
Ignore this Lesson and You’re History!
It is unfortunate that so many think they can trifle with the Creator of the Universe and not be held accountable. What a tragic mistake this is.
Should the Ten Commandments Be Posted?
Why do some want the Ten Commandments posted in public places, when the New Testament teaches that the law was a ministration of death?
The Biblical Concept of “Time”
What is the biblical concept of time? In this article, we explore several ideas associated with time from a biblical perspective.