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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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The Explosive Growth of the Kingdom of Christ

In the parable of the Mustard Seed, Jesus predicted that his kingdom would start in a small, relatively obscure fashion; exhibit extraordinary growth; and increase to a large size in proportion to its beginning. History has wonderfully demonstrated the fulfillment of the Savior’s words. [ READ ]

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What Does the Bible Say About the Origin, Nature, and Role of Angels?

Why do Christians believe in angels? What does the Bible actually say about the existence of angels, their origin, nature and role as God’s ministering spirits? [ READ ]

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Satan: Everything You've Always Wanted to Know, But Were Afraid To Ask

Is Satan an actual living, personal being? What does the Bible reveal about this malevolent enemy of God and man? [ READ ]

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Where Does the Bible Condemn Gambling?

While the Bible does not specifically identify gambling as a “sin,” that provides no license for the vice. God’s word condemns specific sins and many unnamed vices that violate a variety of biblical principles. [ READ ]

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Five Questions About Evolution that Charles Darwin Can't Answer

Here are five questions evolutionists can’t answer about the theory of evolution. [ READ ]

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What Does the Bible Say About the Rapture?

What is the Rapture theory all about? And what does the Bible say about this fantastic “end-time” event? Is it real or merely a fictional idea? [ READ ]

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What Do You Know About Demons?

The study of “demons” is a fascinating yet challenging topic in biblical literature. There is much to be learned from a survey of this theme. [ READ ]

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In What Sense is Humanity in the “Image” of God?

The Bible speaks of humankind as being in the “image” of God (Gen. 1:26). In what sense is the term, “image,” employed in this text?

Belly-button Rings and Low-rider Jeans

What are little girls made of? “Sugar and spice and everything nice” have been replaced by belly-button jewelry, super-small shirts, and pants that reveal far too much information.

John 2:1ff – The Wine that Jesus Made

What was the nature of the product of Jesus’ first miracle at Cana?

Starr’s Church of Christ — A Review

Because Kenneth Starr grew up associated with the church of Christ (we understand he currently worships with an Evangelical Bible Church), some have used the connection to vent personal, long-smoldering frustrations, firing both verbal and literary missiles at the Lord’s family.

Killers Killing Killers

Murder is always a despicable act.

Voting: Option or Obligation?

Some allege that voting in elections is a Christian obligation. Others contend that it is an option, but not an obligation? Where does the truth lie? May Christians disagree on this issue without dissension?

The President, Adultery, and “Baptist Rules”

The dangerous and harmful effects of the false doctrine that a child of God cannot fall from grace

The Baptist Church: An Historical Perspective

I grew up among kindly people of the Baptist affiliation. My father’s family was of this persuasion. A more gracious, benevolent group of folks could scarcely have been found. It was heartbreaking, therefore, to eventually discover that the church of my ancestry was unknown to the New Testament.

Timothy McVeigh’s “Invictus”

Timothy McVeigh is dead. His ashes were secretly deposited into Earth’s bowels, to return to the dust whence they came (Gen. 3:19; Eccl. 12:7). His soul has entered a new domain where there is no place for arrogance, defiance, or “coping” with the environment (Lk. 16:23ff).

The Shocking New “Christian” Generation

Many analysts see some serious “flaws” in what is called “the new Christian generation.” It does appear there are serious problems with many who identify themselves with Jesus Christ.