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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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Is All Remarriage After Divorce Condemned?

Some allege that all second marriages following a divorce are prohibited. Does this theory have the support of Scripture? Has the New Testament information on this matter been corrupted? Study this issue with us.

Does Mark 16:16 Involve “Water” Baptism?

Is the baptism in Mark 16:16 a baptism in water or is it of some other sort?

Who’s the Boss?

What values are our children really learning from our parenting? Are we really concerned with instilling respect for God and his will in our children’s hearts, or are we more concerned with making sure they have the appearance of a successfull family environment?

What Is the Meaning of, “Destruction of the Flesh,” in 1 Corinthians 5:5?

What is the meaning of the phrase, “the destruction of the flesh,” in 1 Corinthians 5:5? Did it sanction the use of capital punishment in the church for immoral and/or heretical people?

The Growing Phenomenon of Home Education

There is an exploding educational phenomenon in America. It is the accelerating practice of homeschooling. Some charge that homeschooled kids suffer from inadequate socialization. A new study disputes this allegation.

Larry King Hosts Pat Boone, Max Lucado, and Others

Pat Boone appeared on Larry King Live to ask for prayers and miracles on behalf of his grandson. Is his faith misdirected?

Pass Over “The Passover Plot”

For some twenty centuries critics of the Bible have sought to discredit the scriptural narrative regarding the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. These efforts have all been characterized by a similarly frustrated and futile line of baseless argument. One such endeavor in recent decades was Hugh J. Schonfield’s infamous, The Passover Plot. In this weeks Penpoints, Jason Jackson reminds us of this anemic enterprise.

Baptism: Essentials and Nonessentials

Baptism is a very important rite in the divine scheme of salvation. But it is imperative that one be able to distinguish between the “essential” and “nonessential” items associated with the command. Study this matter with us in this week’s Penpoints.

Divorce and the Guilty Party

May the guilty person in a divorce because of fornication remarry?

Should Christians Have All Things in Common?

Communism has held millions of people in its oppressive grasp, forcing a distribution of personal resources among the masses. Some even allege that early Christianity was characterized by this disposition. They contend that anyone in “need” has a “right” to the prosperity of others. In this week’s Question & Answer segment, Jason Jackson addresses this issue.