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.
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.
2 Thessalonians 2:3 — The Falling Away
This context has been the subject of great controversy. What exactly is th “falling away” and who is the “man of sin”?
Resurrection: Literal or Merely Symbolic?
When the New Testament speaks of the resurrection, is it speaking of a literal resurrection of the body or merely a “symbolic” resurrection?
A Survey of Interbiblical History
Between the end of the Old Testament era, and the commencement of the New Testament period, four centuries passed. During these times important events transpired that impacted the commencement of Christianity. Every Bible student should familiarize himself with this history.
Back to Biblical Kindergarten
Some Christians have never graduated out of biblical kindergarten.
What Is Rastafarianism? Who Was Bob Marley?
What is the religion called Rastafarianism? How was Jamaican entertainer Bob Marley connected with this movement?
The Menace of Radical Preterism
A brief review of the heretical doctrine of realized eschatology
Y2K and Millennial Mania
Will the turn of the century mark the beginning of Christ’s reign on Earth?
Alfred Edersheim on Ancient Society
This editorial discusses the comments of the Jewish scholar, Alfred Edersheim, on the moral character of first-century Roman society.
Are the Narratives of Paul’s Conversion Repetitious and Contradictory?
A critic asserts that the three different records of Paul’s conversion, as recorded in the book of Acts, are irrelevantly repetitious and even contradictory? Does the charge really hold up? Consider this matter with us.
The Pope Ignites a Controversy
Benedict XVI, the current “pope” of the Roman Catholic Church, recently ignited a firestorm of controversy by reaffirming the oft-made church claim that salvation is found exclusively in the Roman Church.
What About the Multiple Accounts of Paul’s Conversion?
A critical charge that supposedly nullifies the harmony of the book of Acts is the fact that there are differences in the three accounts of Paul’s conversion. Let us examine this alleged problem.
Separated from My Mother’s Womb
Many fail to appreciate the mysterious operation of divine providence. Paul was quite aware of it.
Have You Checked Those Numbers Lately?
While the Old Testament demanded the tithe from the Hebrews, the New Testament embodies a nobler challenge. Christians should carefully consider the percentage of their giving on the Lord’s day.
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.
Singin’ the Blues
To many, the fact that modern society appears to be immersed in filth and debauchery portends nothing but gloom. Others look on the brighter side and attempt to seize the opportunities.
King and Company Go Transdenominational
Obviously, feeling the solitude imposed by a disciplinary procedure, these false teachers now are crossing over into denominationalism, freely fraternizing with, and employing the services of, a host of sectarian teachers.
The Controversy Rages: Mel Gibson’s “The Passion”
Mel Gibson’s motion picture, “The Passion of the Christ,” has ignited a storm of controversy, once again raising the question, “Who was responsible for the death of Jesus of Nazareth?” This week’s Penpoints explores this “hot” topic.
A Letter from a Mormon
Our web site elicits much mail from our readers. Some of it is very critical. This article briefly reviews a letter from a Mormon gentleman in Bulgaria.