David’s Prophecy Regarding Judas
The apostle Peter declared that David issued a prophecy regarding Judas Iscariot. Did he? If so, what are some of the lessons to be learned from that inspired declaration?
The Agony of Gethsemane
As Jesus prayed on the mount of Olives, “his sweat became as it were great drops of blood falling down upon the ground” (Lk. 22:44). Did blood actually come from the Lord’s skin, or is the language merely a figure of speech emphasizing the Savior’s agony?
Two Questions: Who Died on the Cross? Thee or You?
Some, in leading prayer at the communion table, will refer to God’s death. Is this appropriate? Some allege that it reflects “more reverence” to use “thee” and “thou” in prayer, rather than the terms “you” and “your.” Is there validity in this observation?
Why Did Jesus “Curse” the Fig Tree?
The New Testament records an episode where Jesus “cursed” a fig tree. Many people are disturbed with reference to this incident. What is the meaning behind this strange circumstance?
May A Woman Ever Teach A Man?
Is there New Testament authority for a woman to EVER teach a man in any circumstance?
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)?
Was Jesus “Gruff” and “Explosive”?
Sometimes well-meaning writers attribute to Christ incorrect attitudes or actions. We must be careful not to do that. Let us look carefully at this important issue.
The Church Fathers: Benefits and Abuses
The writings of the so-called “Church Fathers” are valuable sources of information for that period known as the “post-apostolic” age. Unfortunately, the literature frequently is also abused.
Should Women Function as Translators in the Assembly?
A controversial question is whether women should be used as translators in the public worship assembly. Some, who would object to the modern practice of women leading public worship, have no problem in using a female translator. Others object to the practice. Carefully study this question with an open mind. Let God’s word be our guide during this study.
How Do I Deal with Conflicting Emotions?
How does a single mother harmonize her love for an out-of-wedlock child with her lingering guilt of sin?
One of Paul’s Final Prayers
In one of his final prayers, Paul prayed for those who had neglected him. What can we learn from this selfless act?
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!
2 Peter 1:11 – The Eternal Kingdom
What is the “kingdom” to which Peter refers in the passage? Study this important topic with us.
Bertrand Russell and Christianity, Part 2
Part two in a two-part series on Bertrand Russell’s reasons why he rejected Christianity
The Christian and Depression
In spite of relative prosperity, better health, and considerable freedom, many people (even Christians) suffer with depression. What does the Bible say about depression? Is there a spiritual solution for this mental state?
Command or Culture: Discerning the Difference
What is a command in the New Testament and what is merely cultural and not binding today?
Ephesians 2:8 & Revelation 2:4-5 – The Church at Ephesus
Here are several important references to the church at Ephesus.
Mark 6:17-18 — An “Unlawful” Relationship
The case of Herod Antipas is instructive for modern-day issues of marital relationships.
Did Jesus Eat the Passover Supper?
Do the Gospel Accounts contradict themselves in the matter of whether Jesus ate the Passover Supper?
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.