Timothy McVeigh and Capital Punishment
Do circumstances surrounding the execution of Timothy McVeigh argue for the elimination of the death penalty as a form of punishment for crimes against humanity?
Is Capital Punishment a Deterrent?
This article addresses the issue of whether capital punishment is a deterrent.
The Harshness of the Old Testament Era
Some have strongly criticized the Old Testament for the “harshness” that characterized some of its laws and practices. Let us briefly consider this matter.
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.
The Theological Implications of the Trial of Jesus – Part 2
Did Jesus receive a fair trial? Part 2 of this study documents the various blunders that characterized the farcical “trial” of the Messiah.
Will the Earth Abide Forever?
Does Ecclesiastes 1:4 prove that the earth will abide forever?
Are Some Sins Greater than Others?
Are some sins “greater” than others? There is a sense in which any sin will condemn. There is another sense in which greater responsibility is attached to some acts of sin. Explore this topic with us.
Corinth – A Troubled Church
The church in Corinth had numerous spiritual problems, one of which was its tolerance of flagrant immorality. In his letter to this church, the apostle delivers a sharp rebuke. Happily, it produce a healthy result.
The Doctrine of Eternal Punishment
The truth regarding eternal punishment.
The Crucifixion of Christ
A study of the crucifixion of Christ in the light of history, archaeology, and prophecy yields a greater appreciation for this seminal event of human history.
Alexander the Great: An Amazing Example of Prophecy and Providence
The prophecies of Alexander the Great’s victories over various nations and the subsequent providential fulfillment are an interesting study of God’s control of national events.
2 Peter 2:9 – Punishment Before Judgment
What will be the state of the wicked after their death, prior to judgment?
God’s Providential Use of Nations
Every serious Bible student knows that God has moved in international affairs across the centuries. But does he do so still today? This brief article probes this question.
Some Lessons From Church History
Church historians agree that many changes in faith and practice occurred over the last two thousand years, with many negative consequences. Is this religious mindset still affecting the followers of Christ today?
Romans 9:22 – Is Eternal Punishment Fair?
Is it fair for God to punish the wicked for all eternity? Some believe that it is not, and have, therefore, developed a doctrinal view that denies this clear warning of scripture.
What About the Bible and Slavery?
Does the Bible condone slavery? If so, how does the Christian reconcile this with the biblical concept of the intrinsic worth of every human being as a creature made in the image of God?
2 Corinthians 2:6 – The Sufficient Punishment
The divinely prescribed method of church discipline is effective.
Scientific Evidence Affirms the Worth of Preborn Children
Do preborn babies deserve human rights protections? An honest look at the scientific evidence.
A Dark Day in Israel
One of the darkest days of King David’s administration arrived when he succumbed to lust and destroyed a friend.
Is God “Schizoid”?
A writer suggests that the “God” of the Old Testament is harsh, while the “Christ” of the New Testament is gentle. This circumstance, he alleges, constitutes a conflict with reference to the nature of God. Does it? Examine this issue with us.