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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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Does the Bible Sanction Rahab’s Lying?

Some charge that the Bible is inconsistent since it condemns lying, yet appears to endorse Rahab’s involvement in this very sin. How is this supposed discrepancy to be explained?

2 Chronicles 4:5 – The Capacity of the Laver

Unbelievers think they have discovered a discrepancy in 2 Chronicles 4:5. Yet, there is no provable error here.

Does the Bible Forbid a Woman to Wear Slacks or a Pant-Suit?

Would you explain Deuteronomy 22:5. “The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment for all who do so are an abomination unto the Lord your God.” Does this passage forbid a woman to wear slacks or a pant-suit?

God’s Providential Use of Nations

Every serious Bible student knows that God has moved in international affairs across the centuries. But does he do so still today? This brief article probes this question.

What Must Be Done?

Jesus had to face rejection, suffer, and die, and then rise from the dead. It was necessary because this was the plan of God. It was necessary that he die for our sins, that God might be just and the justifier of those who have faith in Jesus.

What Is the Meaning of Proverbs 14:4?

There are many passages in the Bible that seem out of place for a Holy book. Proverbs 14:4 is one of these. But when one considers the true scope of Divine revelation, it is easy to understand the relevance of such obscure verses.

In Christ – Neither Male nor Female

In his letter to the Galatians Paul wrote that “in Christ” there is neither “male nor female.” Does this mean that for Christians all gender distinctions have been abolished?

A Message from John

It is not an uncommon thing that a Bible verse, which seems so simple, can be so deep and brimming with meaning. Such surely is the case with the apostle John’s tender message in 1 John 2:1-2. In this week’s Penpoints, we contemplate this thrilling passage.

Jesus Christ: Pioneer in Human Development

Parents need to reflect upon the example left by young Jesus, and direct their own offspring in a similar course of living.

The Day-Day View: A Criticism Answered

What is the Day-Day View of the creation week? Those who criticize the literal interpretation of the first week look for textual evidence that the days in Genesis 1 are not 24-hour days. Have they found what they are looking for?