Christian Courier Articles

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?

2 Thessalonians 2:3 — The Falling Away

This context has been the subject of great controversy. What exactly is th “falling away” and who is the “man of sin”?

I’m a Good Christian. So Why Am I Sick and Poor?

If God blesses his people, why are there so many Christians who are sick or poor?

What Is Meant by “the Spirits of Just Men Made Perfect”?

What is the meaning of that phrase in the book of Hebrews, “the spirits of just men made perfect”? In order to understand the expression, the surrounding context must be examined. This study does that.

The Song Police

While there are certain hymns that cannot be sung by faithful Christians, due to their unscriptural content, one should be sure that he does not make irrational objections that cannot be supported with scriptural evidence.

Malachi 1:2,3 – Jacob Loved, Esau Hated

The book of Malachi states that Jacob was “loved” by God, yet his brother Esau was “hated.” This week’s Margin Notes deals with the use of such language.