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8 Mistaken Ideas About Baptism

Although baptism is mentioned dozens of times in the New Testament, the rite has been so grossly misunderstood in a great variety of ways. [ READ ]

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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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Back to Kindergarten

Some have spent years in the church, but have never grown significantly in their Bible knowledge. There is a strong rebuke in Scripture for this type of neglect.

Does Psalm 22 Prophesy the Crucifixion of Christ?

A critic has charged that Christians have manipulated the text of Psalm 22 to foreshadow the crucifixion of Christ. What are the facts of the matter?

Did the Early Church Observe the Lord’s Supper on a Daily Basis?

Traditionally, churches of Christ have observed the Lord’s supper each Sunday — and only on that day. Now, some are suggesting there is New Testament authority for daily communion, or for the serving of the supper on days other than the Lord’s day. Unfortunately for those who so argue, the New Testament “authority” for this evolving procedure is missing.

Another Fossil Flub

Stephen J. Gould of Harvard University is probably the most militant opponent of Christianity in the nation today. Now, though, the tables are turned. Gould is on the receiving end of a fiery blast “and that from one of his own evolutionary colleagues.”

Pastor Bob and the Holy Spirit

We receive a wide variety of mail each day. A recent communication from one who characterizes himself as “Pastor Bobby,” recounts his association with the “Holy Spirit” in his preaching endeavors. His claim should be of interest to our readers.

Why Did Jesus “Curse” the Fig Tree?

The New Testament records an episode where Jesus “cursed” a fig tree. Many people are disturbed with reference to this incident. What is the meaning behind this strange circumstance?

What About the Bible and Slavery?

Does the Bible condone slavery? If so, how does the Christian reconcile this with the biblical concept of the intrinsic worth of every human being as a creature made in the image of God?

Did the Nile River Really Turn to Blood?

During the plagues that were visited upon Egypt, prior to Israel’s departure from that land, did the Nile River actually turn to blood, or was this merely a silting of the river with red clay?

Is the “Virgin Birth” of Jesus Grounded in Paganism?

It is commonly alleged by Bible critics that the New Testament narratives regarding the “virgin birth” of Jesus had their beginning in the mythology of ancient paganism. What are the facts regarding this issue?

The Saga of Shebna

An interesting archaelogical find may provide incidental confirmation of an Old Testament narrative.