Website Announcement

We are presently deploying a new version of ChristianCourier.com. You may experience technical problems while accessing certain features. Please know we are working hard to promptly fix any bugs that might impact your experience on this site.

Articles

Another Fossil Flub

Stephen J. Gould of Harvard University is probably the most militant opponent of Christianity in the nation today. Now, though, the tables are turned. Gould is on the receiving end of a fiery blast “and that from one of his own evolutionary colleagues.”

Another Voice from the Tomb

The recent discovery of an ossuary (bone box) in Jerusalem, which mentions the name “Jesus,” has been hailed as the first extra-biblical archaeological discovery relating to Christ. But is it? An earlier discovery, in 1945, also contained a reference to Jesus. This article cites that evidence.

Answering the Fool

Do Proverbs 26:4-5 contradict one another in their instructions regarding answering the fool? This article shows the harmony between these admonitions that appear to conflict.

Anthrax, AIDS, and America

If the Anthrax threat is alarming to America, why is the nation so passive relative to the AIDS problem?

The Anthropic Principle

This article discusses the so-called anthropic principle, i.e., the idea that earth’s environment was created for the sake of mankind.

Ants: God’s Amazing Creatures

Ants are amazing little creatures. In many ways they exhibit “design,” hence argue for a Creator who designed them for their various functions.

Archaeology and the Book of Jeremiah

The science of archaeology has provided a tremendous depository of evidence that undergirds the historical accuracy of the Holy Scriptures. One example of this involves a number of significant discoveries that corroborate the accuracy of the book of Jeremiah.

ARCHAEORAPTOR UPDATE: “Piltdown Bird”

On January 31, 2000, we reported in an article titled Another Fossil Flub about the embarrassing admission National Geographic posted on their web site, January 24, 2000. Now, we learn there was more than just an accidental mix up.

Are All People Children of God?

Some people believe that every human being is a “child of God,” thus no one will be lost. Others allege that any “good” person is God’s child. How is one to view this matter biblically? Study this question with us.

Are Apostates from the Faith beyond Repentance?

The writer of Hebrews speaks of those who are beyond the possibility of repentance (Heb. 6:6). Does this mean that if a Christian falls away from the faith, he can never return? Is it even possible for the child of God to apostatize —so as to be lost? This week’s Q&A segment addresses this issue.

Are Infants “by Nature” Children of Wrath?

Does the Bible say that little babies are by nature born in sin and deserving of God’s wrath? You would be surprised how many people think so based on Ephesians 2:1-3. But here’s what that passage really means.

Are Logic and Scripture Compatible?

Not only are logic and Scripture compatible, they are inseparable. If we understand the Bible correctly, and use valid reasoning, biblical truths are concluded.

Are Modern Church Buildings Digressive?

Does the use of a modern church building constitute a digression of the divine pattern? Though some so claim, the New Testament does not support this notion.

Are Preachers To Be Called “Reverend”?

Is the use of a clerical title, e.g., “Reverend,” “Father,” “Rabbi,” or “Doctor”—within the framework of religious service—consistent with the will of God? This week’s question discusses this issue.

Are Some Sins “Excused”?

In his letter to the Christians in Rome, Paul describes a certain level of human activity as “inexcusable” (Rom. 1:20). Does this imply that some conduct, even that which is bad, is “excusable”?