Answering the Fool
Answer a fool. Don’t answer a fool. What is the right thing to do?
Some Fools in Proverbs
In the book of Proverbs, Solomon examines wisdom versus foolishness. Along the way, he describes several kinds of fools. This article addresses three of these.
The Folly of Atheism
Many atheists proclaim themselves to be intellectuals. In fact, they are fools.
Why Do Men Reject God?
Most people in the world, throughout the ages of history, have believed in some concept of a Supreme Being. Since unbelief is neither reasonable nor the norm, one cannot but wonder why some people become atheists.
We have all sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). Often we deceive ourselves, thinking that we can escape immediate consequences. After all, we can change someday — some convenient season. Actually, we can not avoid the destructiveness of habitual sin (Hebrews 3:12-13). Let us learn from several who were caught in the act that we might always take sin seriously.
The Church Needs More Wise Guys
Many of life’s important lessons are found in the book of Proverbs. Although the basic truths contained therein are found elsewhere in the Bible, the Proverbs of Solomon are often vivid phrases that need to be memorized and recited when necessary. This study demonstrates the value of the book of Proverbs by looking at the opening statements of the book itself.
The Tongue: One of Man’s Most Dangerous Weapons
The human tongue is a dangerous weapon and exceedingly difficult to control. Let us consider some various forms of speech condemned in Scripture.
The Spirit of Generosity — A Study in Contrasts
In this study, we would like to call attention to some biblical contrasts with reference to the matter of generosity versus stinginess. It is an enterprise which will reveal, quite astoundingly, how God views these traits.
Walking Through the Book of Ephesians
It is vital that the servants of Christ pursue their daily walk with serious resolution.
How Is God To Be “Known”?
Can God be known from nature? Or are the Scriptures required for a fuller knowledge of the Creator? This article explores these questions.
Can God Be Seen?
How does one reconcile Bible passages which suggest that some “saw” God, but, on the other hand, God cannot be “seen”?
The San Francisco Atheist Convention
What happens when the atheists get together—for worship?
Dealing with Mail
E-mail, regular mail — what will it be today? Let me give you a small sample of the frustrations associated with writing. It’s not a problem of enormous magnitude — we deal with it. Occasionally, however, it’s good to “vent.”
Psalm 95 — A Message of Urgency
Psalm 95, and echoes thereof in the New Testament, speak eloquently to the man and woman of today. Those who “have ears to hear,” should do so with great dispatch. Are you listening to God’s voice?
The Use of “Hell” in the New Testament
There is a great deal of confusion among religious folks regarding this word due to the fact that the English form “hell” actually represents three different terms in the Greek New Testament.
Atheism: The “No-God” Religion
Atheists claim to the anti-religion, yet they have formed their own “religion.” They are the epitome of inconsistency.
The Curse of Covetousness
Wealth can be a great blessing if used in God’s service. But covetousness is a curse.
Robert G. Ingersoll: Apostle of Infidelity, Robber of Hope
A profile of Robert G. Ingersoll — a rabid enemy of the Bible, who at times had difficulty suppressing a longing for an eternal hope.
Profanity – A Biblical Assessment
The Bible does not lay down a prohibited vocabulary list, but it certainly contains guidelines that will assist the devout person in using speech that is well-pleasing to the Lord and to others.
Who Is the “Natural” Man in 1 Corinthians 2:14?
In a letter to the church at Corinth, Paul affirmed that “the natural man does not receive the things of God.” Some allege that this text suggests that one cannot understand the Scriptures without direct guidance from the Holy Spirit. But, as Wayne Jackson demonstrates in this article, this view reflects a misunderstanding of the apostle’s argument.