Created in the Image of God
As a potter fashions clay into a vessel, the book of Genesis affirms that mankind was “created” in the very image of God. He is not the product of an ancient slime pit.
In What Sense is Humanity in the Image of God?
The Bible speaks of humankind as being in the “image” of God (Gen. 1:26). In what sense is the term, “image,” employed in this text?
Is the Shroud of Turin Real or Fake?
The controversy concerning the so-called “Shroud of Turin” comes and goes. Is this piece of cloth, so venerated by the Roman Catholic Church, really the burial shroud of Jesus?
Cruel and Unusual Postponement
Can a person uphold the value of life and at the same time argue for the death penalty? The truth is — we esteem life as sacred when we support the principle of capital punishment.
God’s Great Plan Consummated
Can man know that God exists? Is humanity the result of divine creation, or merely the consequence of impersonal evolutionary forces?
God’s Amazing Qualities
The attributes of God are wonderful thoughts on which to meditate.
B.C. Comic: Free Speech or Hate Speech?
When does one’s expressions of belief become “politically incorrect”? Cartoonist, Johnny Hart, had to answer this question when his recent “B.C.” “Easter” comic strip portrayed an extinguished menorah turning into a cross.
Learning to Trust God
Is there anything I can do to stop worrying and learn to trust God?
Do the First Two Chapters of Genesis Contradict One Another?
A reader feels there may be some conflict between the first two chapters of the book of Genesis. But is this the case? Take a closer look at the supposed problem.
The Bible and Self-Esteem
Does the Bible contain the secret to a health self-image?
Was Ahab Pro-Choice?
We must plead the cause of the innocent. We must defend the sanctity of human life. For justice will roll down like waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream (Amos 5:24).
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)?
Soul and Spirit: What’s the Difference?
What is the difference between a soul and a spirit in the Bible?
Jehovah’s “Messenger” – An Amazing Prophecy
In the final book of the Old Testament there is a stunning prophecy that deals with the mission of John the Baptizer and the Lord Jesus—who was the object of John’s preparatory work. A study of this text pays rich dividends.
Psalm 139 — A Magnificent Portrait of God
The Little Horn of Daniel’s Sea-beast
Exactly who, or what, was this infamous “little horn”?
God’s Care For His People
Some interesting facts that illustrate God’s special care and concern for his people.
Psalm 8:3-4 – What Is Man?
The psalmist, David, records some of the most profound thoughts capable of human beings in Psalm 8.
God as a Father
The Bible refers to God as a “Father” in several different senses. Many sincere people are confused about this. One may believe that he is a “child of God”; and he is in one sense, but may not be in another—the most important. It is crucial that we understand this issue.
A New Torah: “Tree of Death”
A new version of the Old Testament Torah has been released recently. Accompanying commentary notes professes to purge the Old Testament record of certain historical inaccuracies. It is not a faithful commentary on the Law; it is a commentary upon the current state of Judaism.