What Is the Meaning of Matthew 10:23?
Matthew 10:23 is a difficult text that has generated much controversy among Bible students. Just what is the meaning of the Lord’s statement, that the apostles will not have evangelized all the cities of Israel, “till the Son of man comes”? Wayne Jackson discusses this problem in this week’s Question segment.
Was Jehoshaphat King of Israel?
An explanation for an alleged contradiction concerning King Jehoshaphat
Catholic Professor Protests
In 2003, we published a review of Dr. Thomas West’s book, Jesus and the Quest for Meaning. West is a Professor of Theology at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota. In our review, we censured Professor West for his unorthodox ideas relative to the resurrection of Christ. The Professor has vigorously protested our essay. As a courtesy to him, we are publishing his letter of protest, and our response to the same.
When Was the Book of Revelation Written?
When was the book of Revelation written?
Facts About the Second Coming of Christ
One of the most dominant themes in the New Testament is the second coming of Christ. Over the centuries, numerous false ideas have confused many regarding earth’s final event. Here are some facts about our Lord’s return...
What Is Rastafarianism? Who Was Bob Marley?
What is the religion called Rastafarianism? How was Jamaican entertainer Bob Marley connected with this movement?
When a Pagan King Challenged Jehovah
Sennacherib sent a great army to Jerusalem. Through his military officials, he made a series of threats, the design of which was to bully the Hebrew king.
The Establishment of the Church of Christ
Was the church of Christ established on the day of Pentecost? Or was it established at some earlier time in human history?
The Two “Beasts” of Revelation 13
In Revelation 13, John sees a vision of two beasts—one arising from the sea, another from the earth. What do these images represent?
Rachel’s Tears
Rachel, the wife of Jacob, died in connection with the birth of her child, Benjamin. Centuries later the apostle Matthew refers to Rachel as “weeping for her children.” This was in connection with Herod’s murder of the male babies in the region of Bethlehem. What was the connection? Let us explore this issue.
King Saul — A Case Study in Apostasy
Saul, Israel’s first king, stands as a solemn warning to all who followed thereafter.
The Influence of Evolution upon Religion
How has Charles Darwin’s popular theory of origins influenced religious thinkers?
Book Review: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
This is a review of Professor Michael Dyson’s new book, The True Martin Luther King.
The Hope of Our Salvation
The Bible speaks of “the hope of our salvation.” Does this mean that we do not enjoy salvation now? This brief article addresses this matter.
How Can the Church Be the Fulfillment of Daniel 2:44?
Was Daniel 2:44 fulfilled by the establishment of the church, or should we look for some other interpretation?
Why Is King David’s “Grocery List” in the Bible?
Critics claim the Bible is filled with irrelevant material. Is there any purpose in seemingly trivial information in God’s Word?
Reductio Ad Absurdum – The Consequences of an Argument
Many have been lead into doctrinal error by what may seem to be compelling arguments. But when the logical consequences of such arguments are entertained, their absurdity becomes apparent.
Obsessive Personalities
An obsession is a persistent, compulsive preoccupation with something. It could be a person, an idea, a desire, etc. The New Testament condemns addictive, obsessive behavior as a spiritual abnormality.
A Study of the King of Tyre Prophecy in Ezekiel 28
Ezekiel 28:1-19 is a fascinating study of the prophetic promise of the fall of ancient Tyre. Unfortunately, this segment of scripture has become the seed-bed of two ideas that have no merit in the sacred text, namely the “fall of Satan” in Eden, or else the “rise of the Anti-Christ” near the end of the current historical era. Study this context with us.
Young Jesus Asks a Question
Even at the age of twelve, Jesus demonstrated remarkable insight into his mission.