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Some Lessons From Church History

Church historians have observed drastic changes in the church of antiquity. Are these changes still affecting the followers of Christ today?

When Silence Is Eloquent

During his trial before Pilate, Christ boldly confirmed that he was a king, but that his followers did not fight—a bold claim since hours earlier one of his disciples attempted to decapitate a government official. Why, then, was this one little statement by Christ not exploited by his enemies?

The Authority of Jesus Christ

Authority is one of those words that usually creates an instant emotional reaction—in some folks, fear and distrust, in others safety and order. While Jesus was the image of love and gentleness, he also possesses and exercises great authority.

The Yoke of Christ

Jesus offers a great invitation to take his yoke upon you ... for his yoke is easy and his burden is light. Christianity is best for humankind because it fits us well. If you have burdens, come see what Christ has to offer.

May A Woman EVER Teach A Man?

May a Christian woman EVER teach a man ... even in a private setting? This is a question that has bothered some. Wayne Jackson addresses this topic on ChristianCourier.com.

What Must I Know To Be Saved?

Unlike some other religions, the validity of Christian faith rests upon what we believe about the gospel of Christ. But what exactly must one know to become a child of God? Let’s explore these thoughts in this brief article.

Our Eternal Abode

Will heaven be on earth as some have speculated? Or is their biblical evidence that heaven will be something apart from the physical planet on which we live.

God’s Great Plan Consummated

Can man know that God exists? Is humanity the result of divine creation, or merely the consequence of impersonal evolutionary forces?

The Study of Biblical Words

The Bible is the verbally inspired Word of God, and by its words spiritual life is obtained. No person who is really interested in the eternal welfare of his soul can afford to neglect a careful study of the words of sacred Scripture.

The Origin of the Bible

Is the Bible a mere human production or does it have the tell-tale marks of a divine document?

Facts About the Second Coming of Christ

One of the most dominant themes in the New Testament is the second coming of Christ. Over the centuries, numerous false ideas have confused many regarding earth’s final event. Here are some facts about our Lord’s return...

Who Was the Good Samaritan?

The parable of the “good Samaritan” has echoed down the corridors of time for the past 2,000 years. What makes it so memorable?

Three Views of Self

None of us lives an isolated existence. While we see ourselves in a certain light, others may view us quite differently. Our Creator looks at us with absolute accuracy!

Lessons from the Ark of the Covenant

The ark of the covenant housed a small pot of manna (Ex. 16:32-33), Aaron’s staff (Num. 17:10), and the two tables of stone containing the Ten Commandments. See the reference to these items in Hebrews 9:4b.

Covering the ark was a lid designated as the mercy-seat (Ex. 25:17). Above the mercy-seat were two golden cherubim (plural of “cherub”), representing a certain order of angels (vv. 18ff; cf. Gen. 3:24). Let us ponder several of these items.