Articles

Dealing Treacherously with One’s Spouse

Marriage is not a mere civil institution; it is a covenant agreement between two eligible people before God. Far too frequently, it becomes very “uncivil.” People who desire to please the Creator, will work hard to make their
marriages stable.

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.

Tick, tick, tick....

Time! How precious it is. But “time” is not a comodity to be teased, flirted with, or ignored. Time is a hard task-master! Respect it.

The New Testament Pattern of “Giving”

Serious Bible students recognize that Christians are required to support the work of Jesus Christ with their monetary means. Yet far too many seem to feel there are no structured requirements. A careful study of this issue is most important.

Three Great Facts about God

There are many wonderful truths regarding God upon which the sincere soul should meditate. In this article we consider but three. Reflect upon these with us.

Was Jesus the Son of God Eternally?

There is a popular belief that Jesus Christ was the Son of God from all eternity. But is that theory correct? The following study argues otherwise.

The Jewish Talmud and the Death of Christ

There is an interesting passage in the Jewish Talmud that mentions the death of Christ. Though written from a negative vantage point, it nonetheless constitutes a marvelous confirmation of the biblical record.

Seven “Laws” to Pray By

Does the privilege of prayer apply equally to every one? Are there limitations on objectives for which one may pray? Are there conditions regulating the effectiveness of prayer? Let us reflect upon these challenging questions.

Is the Law of Moses (Torah) Still Binding?

Is the law of Moses still binding, or was it abolished by the death of Christ? Paul contends for the latter; some apparently dispute with him. Let us look at the evidence.

Will Heaven Be on Earth?

There is a popular view that “heaven” will be on “earth,” after our planet has been purged by fire at the end of time. This theory is wholly without merit and results from a failure to understand the symbolic nature of several passages of scripture.

Some Questions about Divorce and Remarriage

Occasionally we receive questions on the topic of divorce and remarriage. We cannot give unequivocal answers regarding cases wherein we cannot possibly know all the facts. However, we can deal with certain principles.

Some Facts About Death

Death is a mysterious subject—one that many are ill at ease in discussing. But the Bible can provide one with an altogether different perspective.

A Brief Study of the Word “Kingdom”

Biblical words may have varying senses, depending upon the context in which they are found. A brief study of the term “kingdom” is a good illustration of this principle.

Loving Life; Seeing Good Days

Do you love living? Are your days “good” ones or “bad” ones? Your manner of living and your attitude can make a difference.

The Tomb Was Found Empty

They desperately try; but no skeptic has been able to rationally explain that empty tomb in Jerusalem.

The Word-tenses of Salvation

Have you ever considered the fact that “salvation” can be a future, past, present, still future event, depending upon the vantage point from which one is speaking? Think about this “tense” issue with us.

Concerning Dogs and Hogs

Christ once warned against giving that which is holy to dogs, and casting pearls before swine. But how many heed his admonition?

A Tale of Two Cities

Why are some receptive to the gospel, and others so hostile? A case study of two groups may help to clarify the problem.

Those Bogus “Jesus Bones”

News sources are filled with sensational reports that the “bones of Jesus” have been discovered in Jerusalem. This is but another tale for the illusional. Read about it.

The Burial of Christ’s Body

The heart of the gospel is that Christ died, was buried, and was raised to die no more. Great significance is placed upon his “death,” and his “resurrection.” His “burial” is frequently given little attention. But it is an important matter.

Is Suicide the Answer?

Suicide has reached almost an epidemic stage in this country. Many view it as an easy “exit” from this life of hardship and heartache. But is it?