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?
The Day-Day View: A Criticism Answered
What is the Day-Day View of the creation week? Those who criticize the literal interpretation of the first week look for textual evidence that the days in Genesis 1 are not 24-hour days. Have they found what they are looking for?
Evolutionary Theory: A Reed in the Wind
The common misconception regarding the theory of evolution is that it has been settled and proven conclusively. Not so.
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.
Did Paul Pray for the Dead?
Sincere Roman Catholics, and some Protestants, allege that Paul uttered a prayer on behalf of a deceased brother in Christ. Is there merit in this allegation. There is not. Study this with us.
LORD and Lord: What’s the Difference?
Why does the title “lord” appear in two formats in the Old Testament, i.e., LORD and Lord?
Skeletons in the Closet of Science
In many ways, science has often been its own worst enemy. This article demonstrates that just because some idea is supported by “science” does not mean that it is infallible or believable.
A Feud Among Evolutionists
Stephen J. Gould of Harvard University was probably the most militant opponent of Christianity in the nation in the late 1990s. But his popular combative rants against creation got him in hot water from his evolutionary companions, a modern-day feud among friends.
The Big Bang Theory vs. God’s Word
John Clayton has virtually made a career of lecturing most weekends of the year to churches across the country. His knowledge of science is woefully skewed with ideas of evolution; unfortunately, his acquaintance with the Bible is even more deficient.
The Historicity of Jesus Christ
Did Jesus of Nazareth ever live? Is the New Testament data regarding him reliable? This is a crucial issue.
What Do You Really Know about Evolution?
Some years ago a few scientists declared that the theory of evolution was as well established as the rotundity of the earth. But evolution is still a theory, not a law. All of the basics of this theory stand in opposition to known science.
More Preaching on Baptism?
Does the church need more preaching on baptism? How does one determine balance in gospel preaching? Jason Jackson addresses this issue in this week’s Penpoints.
The Gospel Writers and Their Quotations from Jesus
When the Gospel writers cite the words of Jesus, they frequently vary their terminology. This is troubling to some. Is this circumstance cause for concern?
The Textual Basis of the Bible
It is a misguided endeavor to contend that the KJV is the only reliable translation available today, or even that it is the best one.
Is the Gospel of Judas True?
The National Geographic Society has once more attempted to capitalize upon the name of Jesus Christ by a promotion of the so-called “Gospel of Judas” in recent interviews, publications, etc. This controversy is much ado over nothing. In this article, Australian Christian scholar, Gary Young (Ph.D. in Roman history), puts this issue into its proper historical framework.
What About the Harry Potter Books?
How should the Christian evaluate the Harry Potter book series?
The Growing Phenomenon of Home Education
There is an exploding educational phenomenon in America. It is the accelerating practice of homeschooling. Some charge that homeschooled kids suffer from inadequate socialization. A new study disputes this allegation.
The New Testament Compared to Classical Literature
The New Testament was completed by the end of the first century. How do we know that the documents have come down to us with integrity over the past twenty centuries? It is a fascinating study. The evidence is stunning.
An Atheistic Assault upon the “Design” Argument
An atheist thinks he has crafted an ingenious argument against the time-tested concept of “design demands an intelligent designer.” But his reasoning is logically flawed and internally inconsistent.
Matthew’s Use of the Term “Fulfilled”
When the apostle Matthew wrote that an Old Testament prophecy had been “fulfilled” by Christ, just what did he mean? Engage in this study with us.