It is surely an oddity of modern liberalism within the body of Christ that some would appeal to the authority of Bible precedent to establish the premise that one needs no authority for what he practices in religion. This article addresses some of these current efforts.
The Christian lives in a world where he interacts with other people on a daily basis. What sort of impression are we leaving upon others? The exercise of “common sense” principles of courtesy can have a wonderful effect upon your fellows. We reflect upon some of these in this week’s Penpoints article.
When adversity strikes, how does one cope? People respond differently; some valiantly — others not so. For those who have confidence in the Scriptures, Christ provides the answer. Jason Jackson comments on this in this week’s Penpoints.
Who determined which books were to go into the Bible? Exactly when did that occur? What are the Apocryphal books? Wayne Jackson addresses these important questions.
Was Christ raised from the dead on Sunday or Saturday?
Though the New Testament writer Luke was a Gentile, surprisingly his Gospel account reveals a significant knowledge of the Old Testament scriptures. Reflect upon this fact with us.
In his final epistle to Timothy, Paul asked his young friend to bring his “cloak,” when he came to Rome. Some charge that this is a “trivial” reference, unworthy of the claim of verbal inspiration. But is the critic’s objection more “trivial” than Paul’s reference? Study this with us.
Stephen was the first Christian martyr. His final recorded words were a prayer directed to his Savior. This narrative contains some rich truths.
When does a human person begin his or her existence? Is it at conception, uterine implantation, viability, birth, or at some point after birth?
Serious Bible students recognize that Christians are required to support the work of Jesus Christ with their monetary means. Yet far too many seem to feel there are no structured requirements. A careful study of this issue is most important.