Christian Courier Articles

Nuggets from the Book of Philemon

Though Paul’s letter to Philemon is very brief, it is packed with rich nuggets of truth that truly reward the serious Bible student. Reflect upon some of these points with us in this article.

Is Man a “Naked Ape”?

English zoologist Desmond Morris once characterized human beings as “naked apes.” This was his “cute,” dramatic attempt to promote the theory of organic evolution. The truth is, the concept is bereft of genuine evidence.

A Study of Heaven

Heaven will be a wonderful reward for those faithful to God. Unfortunately the biblical teaching on this theme has been grossly perverted in numerous ways. Study this great topic in this article.

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.