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Man: From the Beginning

For Bible believers, there can be no compromise between evolutionary chronology and the biblical historical record. [ READ ]

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Jesus Showed Himself Alive By Many Proofs

What evidence is there that Jesus actually rose from the dead? [ READ ]

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Can I Still Be Saved If I've Sinned Deliberately?

Does Hebrews 10:26 mean that anyone who sins “deliberately” is beyond hope of salvation? [ READ ]

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The Dangers of Youthful Exuberance

The apostle Paul taught Timothy how to conduct himself as a young gospel preacher—advice sorely needed today and in every generation. [ READ ]

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The Influence of Modern Trends on the Church

Is new always better than old? Not always. Some modern trends have had a negative impact on the church. [ READ ]

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This Generation Shall Not Pass Away

Are the visible signs of Matthew 24 indicators of the Lord’s Second Coming or of a conflict that would occur within the life span of “that generation”? [ READ ]

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The Blood of Christ Across the Centuries

The Lamb’s blood flows from the book of Genesis all the way through the book of Revelation, and there are valuable lessons all along the way. [ READ ]

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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. [ READ ]

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The Code of Hammurabi

The discovery of the Code of Hammurabi reveals several interesting ideas when compared to the Law of Moses. [ READ ]

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Enemies of Christ

There are two kinds of enemies of Jesus: those who campaign against him in public and those who are unwitting enemies of the cross. [ READ ]

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An Evolutionary Anomaly or “Barking Up the Wrong Tree”

A new scientific article asserts that dogs, in some ways, are closer to humans than chimps are. This is a new twist. Actually, it is but another one of the many anomalies that cast suspicion upon Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.

Religion and Morality: The Connection

George Washington affirmed that a nation could not be maintained without morality. Today, some say biblical morality is unnecessary for national success. This essay analyzes the assertion by Alan Dershowitz that morality is not dependent upon religion.

The Rite of Circumcision

This week’s Notes briefly explores the use of “circumcision” in both the Old and New Testaments.

Mrs. Job — A Portrait of Defection

While Job is an example of how to endure hardship through patience and faith, his wife provides an interesting study of one who’s faith failed during tough times.

God’s Plan of Salvation for His Lost Children

Just as there are many who believe they have conformed to the divine plan of salvation in becoming a Christian but actually have not; even so, there are members of the church who, perhaps unknowingly, have neglected God’s plan of salvation for his lost children.

The Middle East Conflict

Socially sensitive people are greatly concerned about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that continues to rage in the Middle East. Unfortunately, midguided political and religious commentators are adding fuel to the controversy. Who has the legitimate claim to the so-called “Holy Land”? This week’s Penpoints addresses this issue.

Defending the Faith with a Broken Sword — Part 3

The Lord expects his disciples to demonstrate a loving disposition, while, at the same time, defending the truth vigorously. All of us to some extent, have made errors in both of these areas. And sometimes, we do more harm than good when attempting to defend truth with incorrect reasoning. This is part three in a three-part series, “Defending the Faith with a Broken Sword.”

Revelation 22:8-9 – Was Christ an Angel?

Was Jesus Christ an angel or was he in the same class as deity? Some believe he was Michael, the arch-angel. What do the scriptures teach?

Job 5:13 – The Book of Job Is Scripture

Paul identified the book of Job as Scripture.

A Remedy for Troubled Hearts

Unquestionably, there are things we cannot change. We can, however, learn to survive by immersing ourselves in a deep and sustained biblical faith.