Satan: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know, But Were Afraid To Ask
Is Satan an actual living, personal being? What does the Bible reveal about this malevolent enemy of God and man?
Who Is Lucifer?
Have you ever heard the devil referred to as “Lucifer”? What does this mean and where did this idea come from?
The Temptations of Christ
Would you like greater strength in confronting temptation? We can learn from the Master, who never yielded, and we ought to appreciate the sufferings he endured for us. Let us study together the temptations of Christ.
Who Controls the Kingdoms of This World?
Is there a contradiction between Daniel and Luke as to who is in control of the kingdoms of men?
Matthew 25:41 – “Jehovah’s Witnesses” and Hell
“Jehovah’s Witnesses” contend that the term “Hell,” as used in the Bible, is a “symbol of annihilation or everlasting death in unconsciousness” from which there is to be no awakening (Make Sure of All Things, p. 155). Does this represent the truth of biblical teaching regarding Hell?
Who Is in Control of Death?
When a Christian loved one dies, folks often say, “God called him home.” Yet scripture seems to say that the devil has the “power of death” (Hebrews 2:14). Who does cause death?
Spiritual Warfare Is Real, Difficult, and Dangerous
The devil is after us. He wants us to join him in hell’s fire. In Ephesians 6:12-18, the apostle Paul pleads with Christians to take the devil’s malicious plans seriously. He calls upon us to appropriate the only available means to stand against the wiles of Satan — the whole armor of God. Such will make us strong in the Lord.
Hell Is a Hot Topic These Days
Satan is the consummate deceiver. There is nothing that pleases him more than to see deluded men repudiating the idea of eternal punishment—which the Lord explicitly affirmed.
Judas Iscariot: From Apostle to Apostate
Known as a traitor, Judas also was counted among the apostles before his notorious betrayal of Christ.
The complex life of the apostle Peter contains many valuable lessons for the child of God.
A Realistic Look at Sin
If you want to liven up a conversation, introduce the subject of sin. Is sin a reality or a figment of our imagination?
What Must Be Done?
Jesus had to face rejection, suffer, and die, and then rise from the dead. It was necessary because this was the plan of God. It was necessary that he die for our sins, that God might be just and the justifier of those who have faith in Jesus.
A Rebellion in Heaven
Is there biblical evidence that there once was a rebellion among angels in heaven?
Mrs. Job — A Portrait of Defection
While Job is an example of how to endure hardship through patience and faith, his wife provides an interesting study of one who’s faith failed during tough times.
Demons: Ancient Superstition or Historical Reality?
Both the Bible and ancient documents refer to demons. But was demonic possession an historical reality or merely a superstition from unenlightened days?
Crushing the Serpent’s Head: The Meaning of Genesis 3:15
In Genesis 3:15, God announces that the serpent’s head will be crushed by the seed of woman. What is the meaning of this intriguing prophecy in the book of Genesis?
The Jewish Talmud and the Death of Christ
There is an interesting passage in the Jewish Talmud that mentions the death of Christ. Though written from a negative vantage point, it nonetheless constitutes a marvelous confirmation of the biblical record.
1 Timothy 1:20 – Delivered unto Satan
What does Paul mean when he stated that he had delivered Hymenaeus and Alexander unto Satan? What great sin warranted this action?
But Were They Really Saved?
Calvinists deny that a child of God can ever apostatize so as to be finally lost. When biblical examples are introduced to the contrary, it is claimed that either such souls were never saved, or else their loss was merely temporal. Let us study this question seriously.
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.