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6 Reasons Why Some Prayers Are Never Answered

Why are some prayers never answered? Is it possible that we may be guilty of hindering our own requests to the Lord? [ READ ]

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A Review of Recent Arguments for Women Preachers

Influenced by society, many are looking for New Testament authority for expanding the role of women in the body of Christ. [ READ ]

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What Is Faith in Christ?

What is faith? Is it merely trusting Jesus to save you? Or is action necessary for a believer to be pleasing to God? [ READ ]

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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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The Twisted Logic of Liberalism

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.

Common Sense Courtesy

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.

But Be of Good Cheer, I Have Overcome the World

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.

The Canon of Sacred Scripture

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?

Was Christ raised from the dead on Sunday or Saturday?

Luke and the Old Testament

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.

Was Paul’s Reference to His “Cloak” a Meaningless Triviality?

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’s Final Prayer

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?

When does a human person begin his or her existence? Is it at conception, uterine implantation, viability, birth, or at some point after birth?

The New Testament Pattern of “Giving”

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.