A Simple Study of the Word “Must”
Words are vehicles of information; even the smallest words can be packed with meaning. Such is the case with the term “must.” Often overlooked; more often ignored, this important word must be studied carefully.
What About Christian Fellowship?
There are extremes to the left and right on the topic of Christian fellowship.
BLAME IT ON RELIGION: Dawkins’ “Missile” a Dud
Richard Dawkins, one of atheism’s most vocal spokesmen, blames the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 on “religion.” But the article “misfires” and leaves the Oxford professor in the lurch.
What Is Worldliness?
The term “worldly” is not uncommon in our language. But what does the word really signify?
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.”
Original Sin and a Misapplied Passage
This essay addresses a verse commonly used in support of the false doctrine of original sin.
Separated from My Mother’s Womb
Many fail to appreciate the mysterious operation of divine providence. Paul was quite aware of it.
The Significance of Small Things
Have you considered the significance of “small things” — both good and evil?
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?
Fellow Workers for the Truth
How were some “fellow workers” (3 Jn. 8) received who had a commendation from the apostle John? While the “beloved apostle” commended Gaius, who “received” the church workers, others were censured for snubbing their noses, and treating the endorsed Christians like itinerate church cons.
Can a Christian Ever Be Lost?
Baptism for the Dead: Revisited
Some while back we published an article reviewing the Mormon dogma of “baptism for the dead.” A distinguished professor at Stanford University disputes our argumentation. This is our response to the gentleman.
Jehovah’s Righteous Branch
The prophets herald the coming of one who is designated as Jehovah’s “Branch.” Jeremiah’s emphasis of this theme is particularly compelling. Study this subject with us.
All Good People Go to Heaven — No Matter What?
The nation’s attention was riveted to the testimony of nine coal miners who had been trapped deep beneath the earth’s surface in Pennsylvania. One miner expressed concern for his soul, since he’d never been baptized. Another assured him that he was okay — but was he? Jason Jackson discusses this episode in this week’s Penpoints.
Belief as Used in the Book of Acts
A study of the word “belief” as it is utilized in the book of Acts.
Giving as an Expression of Worship
If the New Testament places upon the Christian the obligation to “give” of his means unto God, and he neglects that responsibility, he has refused to worship his Maker, at least in that respect.
Understanding Forgiveness
We must try to master the art of forgiving—for others’ sake, and for our own.
The Sexual Orientation Controversy
According to some “experts” sexual orientation is not something one can change. Some of the major studies reflecting these opinions have been done, of course, by the homosexuals themselves.
The Menace of Radical Preterism
A brief review of the heretical doctrine of realized eschatology
The Value of Youth to the Cause of God
Youth can accomplish magnificent things for the Master’s cause. But do we always recognize this? Here are some striking examples that demonstrate God’s confidence in youth.