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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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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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Some Lessons From Church History

Church historians have observed drastic changes in the church of antiquity. Are these changes still affecting the followers of Christ today?

A Highly Recommended New Book

Read this review of an important new book that is a virtual library of information on Christian evidences.

Why Do Natural Disasters Happen?

The recent earthquake and subsequent tidal waves in the Indian Ocean have caused many to wonder why God allows such disasters to burden the earth. Is there any reasonable explanation for these events that respects the concept of the benevolence of our Creator?

James 3:1 – A Warning for Teachers

James 3:1 contains an important warning for teachers. Good teachers will be wonderfully blessed in heaven; bad teachers will be judged with severity.

The Nickel: A Story of How Little Words Can Cause Big Tears

Some lessons in life are worth more than money could buy. There was one such lesson in my early life that was of much greater value than “the nickel” that was involved.

Jonah: A “Fish Story” or History?

Is the Old Testament account of Jonah a myth or a credible recording of actual events? Some point to alleged inaccuracies to claim the account is a fable.

Growing Doubts about the Resurrection of the Dead

There have always been those who found the concept of the bodily resurrection incredible, i.e., unbelievable, and their modern counterparts are appearing increasingly—even in today’s church.

Scopes 2005: Evolution vs. Intelligent Design

A trial rages in Pennsylvania over whether or not the concept of “Intelligent Design,” as opposed to “random evolution,” is an appropriate subject for high school science classes. Why are evolutionists so fearful of this ID theme?

Faith-Based Bathing — A Friendly Review

In the July issue of the well-known protestant journal, Christianity Today, Dr. Timothy George responds to a question regarding the relationship of baptism to salvation. Wayne Jackson comments on this intriguing essay.

The Holocaust: Why Did It Happen?

Civilized men lament the Holocaust (1933-45) as one of the darkest eras of modern history. There is, however, almost a conspiracy of historical silence—few journalists care to reflect upon just why Hitler and his associates perpetrated that infamous evil.