Christian Courier Articles

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?

Lord, Teach Us How To Pray

The prayers of Jesus teach us in so many ways. Not only can we learn from what Jesus prayed, but we learn from when, why, and how he prayed. Let us survey some interesting facts about the prayers of Jesus and allow the Lord to deepen our capacity for prayer with the Father.

Zephaniah 1:7 – The Day of Jehovah Is Near

This passage is a clear illustration of the fact that time, in biblical prophecy, is relative.

The Qur’an and the Death of Christ

The Islamic repudiation of the death of Christ is grounded in an aversion to the biblical doctrine of the Lord’s vicarious death to atone for sin. The Islamic system strikes at the very heart of the Gospel. It is hostile to the Christian faith.

Did the Nile River Really Turn to Blood?

During the plagues that were visited upon Egypt, prior to Israel’s departure from that land, did the Nile River actually turn to blood, or was this merely a silting of the river with red clay?