Matthew’s Account of the Virgin Birth
Matthew records eleven arguments establishing the virgin birth of Christ — an important doctrine related to Jesus’ divine nature.
Modernism and the Virgin Birth of Christ
Does the biblical evidence support John D. Crossan’s claims that Jesus was not virginally conceived?
Is the Virgin Birth of Jesus Grounded in Paganism?
Is the story of Christ’s “virgin birth” really a rehash from ancient paganism?
Did Isaiah Prophesy the Virgin Birth of Christ?
What is the truth about Isaiah 7:14? Did Isaiah prophesy about a “virgin” or a young maiden? Was he talking about something in his day, or was he speaking of the birth of Jesus? Was Matthew mistaken?
Isaiah 7:14 – Did Isaiah Prophesy the Virgin Birth of Christ?
Many liberal theologians, who do not believe in the predictive prophecy of the Old Testament, argue that the term “virgin” should be translated “young maiden.” Is this true?
Five Alleged Mistakes in the Bible
A recent writer for a radical online magazine charged that the Bible is mistaken regarding five Old Testament texts. As it turns out, the article is wrong—on all five counts!
When Infidelity Fashions Faith
A person’s faith should be fashioned by the Holy Scriptures. Unfortunately, many have allowed their beliefs to be forged in the furnace of unbelief. Many do not realize how much liberalism has shaped their approach to the Bible.
Crushing the Serpent’s Head: The Meaning of Genesis 3:15
In Genesis 3:15, God announces that the serpent’s head will be crushed by the seed of woman. What is the meaning of this intriguing prophecy in the book of Genesis?
Luke 1:41 – Baby or Fetus?
Those who support the practice of abortion do so based on the notion that a pre-birth “fetus” and a post-birth “baby” are two entirely different things. Yet neither the word of God nor common sense allows for such a distinction.
Flesh and Blood Did Not Reveal It
Is there any evidence that Jesus really was the Son of God?
Mary’s First Communion
What did Mary meditate on during communion?
The Miraculous and the Origin of Christianity
There is a vast contrast between the events associated with the beginning of Christianity, and the origins of other world religions. This brief article takes note of a major contrast between the religion founded by Christ and other systems of world religion.
Luke, the Beloved Historian
The preface to Luke’s Gospel account is packed with exciting information that lays the foundation for the credibility of his specifically designed narrative relating to the life and teaching of Jesus Christ. In this week’s Penpoints, Jason Jackson directs our attention to some of these matters.
The Partial-Birth Abortion Controversy
This commentary discusses the hypocrisy in the so-called partial-birth abortion practice.
The Jesus Seminar – Part 1
A response to the Jesus Seminar propaganda, as featured by Peter Jennings on ABC’s special, In Search of Jesus
RU-486: Murder by Mouth
This editorial discusses the new abortion pill, RU-486.
What About the Baptism of Young Children?
How old should a child be before he is allowed to be baptized? Are we immersing some who are too young? What are some of the guidelines by which responsible decisions can be made?
What Must I Know To Be Saved?
Unlike some other religions, the validity of Christian faith rests upon what we believe about the gospel of Christ. But what exactly must one know to become a child of God? Let’s explore these thoughts in this brief article.
The Mormons Seek a Face Lift
The Mormons hope to shed the name “Mormon” in creating a new image.
The Language of God
Dr. Francis Collins, a notable scientist specializing in the mapping of genes, has produced a new book, The Language of God. The following is a brief review of this work.