Television and Your Children
Do we realize the impact that television is having on our children? Can we fathom how the character of television is changing right before our eyes? Reflect on these questions in this week’s Penpoints article.
Do the Ages of the Earth and Mankind Really Matter?
Do the relative ages of the Earth and mankind really matter? Is the issue important? Many say, “no.” But what does the Bible indicate?
Reinventing the Family
This is a review of Rosemary Reuther’s book which attempts to defend new “marriage” relationships.
Don’t Mess with the Target
Spiritually, it is not an easy thing, in a world immersed in wickedness, to live a life dedicated to obeying the law of God.
Does the Bible Forbid Women to Wear Pants?
Does the Bible forbid a woman to wear pants or slacks?
When Freedom Becomes a License for Evil
America is the land of the “free.” But “free” to do what? Anything one wishes, irrespective of the harm to others? This is a probing question that many seem to have forgotten.
California High Court Wrong Again
The California Supreme Court is one of the most reckless judicial bodies in the nation. Once more it has intruded into, and trampled upon, the right to religious freedom. Consider one of its latest infractions.
The Elders’ Duty of Watchfulness
Watchfulness over the flock is one of the most serious responsibilities of the eldership.
The Growing Defense of Sexual Child-Abuse
In recent years more-and-more “sex experts” are defending the vile practice of adult-child sexual relationships. This is but another symptom of the degenerating morality of American society.
That Controversial Pledge, “Under God”
Last week the nation was thrown into a firestorm of controversy when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, when recited in schools, is in violation of the U.S. Constitution. Wayne Jackson offers his thoughts on this issue.
Sexual Promiscuity — A National Plague
The level of sexual sin in American culture today has reached alarming levels. Such debauchery cannot abide without widespread and long-lasting detriments. What can the Christian do?
Did You Vote?
How can you really help change the direction of our nation? By following this simple plan.
Questions from the Book of Romans
What is the law of sin (Rom. 7:25) and what is the “law written in their hearts” (Rom. 2:15)?
How Is a Civil Ruler a Minister of God?
What is the relationship between the Christian and the government?
An Analysis of the “Salvation Army”
The “Salvation Army” is an organization that is applauded by most in our society. Undeniably, this group does implement numerous acts of benevolence among the needy. But is this all there is to Christianity? Do good deeds substitute for doctrinal soundness? Read this article carefully and put this issue in balance.
Is Lust Fornication?
If someone lusts have they committed adultery?
The Influence of Modern Trends on the Church
Is new always better than old? Not always. Some modern trends have had a negative impact on the church.
Is the Church a Reed or a Pillar?
A reed is a symbol of instability; a pillar signifies a solid, immovable foundation. The church of today must ask: “Are we a ‘reed shaken in the wind’ or are we the ‘pillar and ground of the truth’”?
Marriage: As Designed by God
What is the origin and design of marriage?