When the Right is Price

The Christian and Bribery

You don't have to search very long to find cases of bribery in American politics. From the Teapot Dome scandal of the 1920s to the Gulf Oil and Exxon bribes of the 1960s to the Abscam corruption of the 1970s ...

A “Loaded” Question

Young Jesus Asks a Question

Three times each year all Hebrew males were required to appear before the Lord in the great festivals of the Jewish religion (Ex. 23:14-17; 34:23; Deut.16:16). These festivals were: Passover (Lev. 23:5); Pentecost (Lev. 23:15-22); and Tabernacles (Lev. 23:34-43). The ...

Messiah's Providential Homeland

Your Land, O Immanuel

There should be no doubt in the mind of serious Bible students that the land known as Palestine was providentially prepared by God for the coming of his Son and the redemptive plan Jesus would implement. The prophet Isaiah described ...

Guiding Light

Did Jesus Promise to Send the Comforter to Me?

The word "Comforter" (KJV, ASV) is a translation of the Greek parakletos. The word is derived from two roots-para (beside) and kaleo (to call). In secular Greek, the expression suggested one who has been called to another's side for counsel, ...

God's "Fingerprints"

The Amazing Unity of Scripture

The Bible claims to be the divinely inspired Word of God. Is there any support for this affirmation? Evidence for the inspiration of the Bible falls into two general categories. Some evidences are classified as external in nature, while others ...