Christian Courier Articles

The Bible: Word of God or Mere Words of Men?

Is the Bible a divine document, inspired of God? If so, to what degree? Is it merely in “sense,” or is it in “sentence,” i.e., are the very words of the text inspired?

Obsessive Personalities

An obsession is a persistent, compulsive preoccupation with something. It could be a person, an idea, a desire, etc. The New Testament condemns addictive, obsessive behavior as a spiritual abnormality.

Is America Too Big to Fail?

While politicians are promising hope and change, we would be wise to consider where success and failure actually come from.

A Survey of Interbiblical History

Between the end of the Old Testament era, and the commencement of the New Testament period, four centuries passed. During these times important events transpired that impacted the commencement of Christianity. Every Bible student should familiarize himself with this history.

Do Human Beings Have an Immortal Soul?

Some contend that the Bible teaches that human beings possess an immortal soul. Others deny that this is the case. Where do the facts lie?

Examine Yourselves!

In dealing with a contentious element in the Corinthian church, and in anticipation of a visit to this congregation, Paul admonished: “Examine yourselves.” Those who are conscientious regarding their own souls will appropriate this principle to their personal beliefs and practices.

Examine me, Lord — A Study of Psalm 26

Psalm 26 is a thrilling example of a sincere man, most likely king David, who, in spite of personal weaknesses, was generally a man of integrity. He begs the Lord to examine his heart and bless him.

The Plague of Perversion

A new generation of Americans has watched steadily as a deadly plague has descended upon this nation. It is the plague of sexual perversion. Moral people have but two choices: let your voices of protest be heard, or be surrounded increasingly by moral filth.

Rachel’s Tears

Rachel, the wife of Jacob, died in connection with the birth of her child, Benjamin. Centuries later the apostle Matthew refers to Rachel as “weeping for her children.” This was in connection with Herod’s murder of the male babies in the region of Bethlehem. What was the connection? Let us explore this issue.

The New Testament Compared to Classical Literature

The New Testament was completed by the end of the first century. How do we know that the documents have come down to us with integrity over the past twenty centuries? It is a fascinating study. The evidence is stunning.