Christian Courier Articles

Matthew Henry: Commentator for the Common Person

Matthew Henry’s commentaries on the Bible have been popular for some three centuries. They provide devotional material that refreshes the spirit. The Bible student may wish to know something of Henry’s background.

2 Timothy 2:1 — The Domain of Grace

While it is certainly true that grace is a thrilling element in the divine scheme of things, it is not true that it is unconditionally dispensed, or that it is obtained merely by believing. Study this issue with us.

Simon, Simon

The complex life of the apostle Peter contains many valuable lessons for the child of God.

What about those Gadarene Hogs?

Bible critics charge Jesus with an unethical act when he gave permission for some demons to enter a herd of swine. A closer look, however, reveals that the accusation is baseless.

False Ideas about God

While most people (according to polls) believe in “God,” many entertain a variety of false ideas relative to the Supreme Being. This article discusses some of these views.

1 Timothy 2:4 — Salvation through Knowledge

This striking passage clarifies the connection between one’s knowledge of the truth and his salvation.

Paul’s Prayer for the Weak

Second Timothy chapter 4 contains a commentary upon the forgiving spirit of Paul. It also underscores the breathtaking mercy of the One who knows the true character of our hearts — even when we don’t live up to the highest ideal possible.

Job, Behemoth, and Dinosaurs

Building Character before the Concrete Sets

The time to work on your child’s character is when they are young, not old.

How Did Paul Learn about Jannes and Jambres?

In his second letter to Timothy, Paul mentions two men, Jannes and Jambres, who withstood Moses. Who were these men, and how did Paul know of them, since they are not named in the Old Testament?