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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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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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Those Significant “Silent Years”

The Bible student is sometimes puzzled as to why much of the boyhood life of Christ is omitted from the New Testament record. This was no accident. Actually, it is a subtle evidence of the inspiration of the sacred record. This week’s Penpoints touches on this issue.

The Use of the Preposition “Eis” in Matthew 12:41

In Acts 2:38 Peter contended that baptism is “for” (eis) the remission of sins. Since many religionists deny this biblical truth, they seek comfort in a supposed parallel that they imagine nullifies the force of eis in Acts 2:38. Some imagine they have found a solution to their theological problem in Matthew 12:41. But have they?

Are You Homophobic?

The “Gay community” is “in your face” these days, foisting their agenda of perversion upon a largely unsuspecting society. Progressively downward we seem to spiral, toward an abyss of amoral corruption. In this week’s Penpoints, Jason Jackson responds to the oft-repeated charge of “homophobia.”

2 Kings 18:13 — Sennacherib’s Invasion

The case of Sennacherib highlights the foolishness in pitting one’s self against God.

Does the Bible Recommend Drinking Alcoholic Beverages?

Does the Bible recommend that the use of alcoholic beverages can be of assistance in fighting depression? Some have misinterpreted Proverbs 31 to this end.

Jesus Christ, Church Inspector

A careful consideration of both the desirable and undesirable traits of the seven churches of Asia can be of supreme value today.

The ACLU – Bible Enemy No. 1

What a perverse operation it is, when the ACLU uses the Bible—which it detests so much—as a money-raising scheme for its God-dishonoring agenda.

Clergyman Attacks Bible — Is Ousted

Derek Stanesby was expelled from the pulpit where he often was invited to speak, because he attacked the Bible, denying that it is the “word of God.”

How to Identify a Cult

Is someone you love trapped in a cult? This article helps to identify the traits of a cult.

The Silence Argument

Is the “silence of the Scripures” authoritative. The Bible itself states that it is.