Christian Courier Articles

Job’s Final Exam

Jehovah’s questioning of the patriarch Job demonstrates the futility of criticizing our Creator.

Gog and Magog — What Is the Meaning of Revelation 20:8?

What is the meaning of the expression “Gog and Magog,” as mentioned in Revelation 20:8? It has nothing to do with a literal 1, 000-year reign of Christ upon the earth, as millennialists allege. Study this mysterious passage with us.

Solomon’s Reflections on Death

In the book of Ecclesiastes, Solomon reflected on some of the issues pertaining to death. His observations conflict with many modern religious ideas.

Haggai 1:6 – A Bag with Holes

The Old Testament prophet Haggai instructs us on what is really important — and what is not.

Why Couldn’t Jesus Perform Miracles in His Hometown?

When Jesus came to Nazareth, Mark says at that time, “And he could there do no mighty work” (Mark 6:5). If Jesus was truly the Son of God, why does it say he could not perform miracles in his hometown?

Is Christ’s Coming Very, Very Soon?

An article, widely circulated in newspapers around the country a while back, announced that Jesus was coming “very, very soon.” Allegedly, “signs” in the Bible indicate such. In this week’s Question & Answer column, we respond to this baseless assertion.

The Influence of Home Life

Of how much value is a Christian home in the development of a child? Henry Lewis’ study of the background of some of the world’s notable infidels provides a revealing view into this circumstance.

Philippians 2:6 – Existing in the Form of God

Did Jesus Christ lay aside His deity when He became human?

Unity — Its Aesthetic and Practical Value

There is, perhaps, no greater exhortation to unity, anywhere in the Bible, that surpasses that of Psalm 133.

The Altar of Incense: Where Was It Located?

Some critics have accused the writer of the book of Hebrews with contradicting the Old Testament with reference to where the “altar of incense” was located. Is this an insurmountable difficulty?