Christian Courier Articles

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?

Terminal Illness – Living Wills

The earthly life of Terry Schiavo has ended, but the controversy that surrounded this case is far from over. How does one assess these tragic life-and-death situations which are fraught with difficult ethical questions? Ponder this issue with us in this week’s Penpoints.

Ephesians 2:3 – By Nature Children of Wrath

Does this passage prove the Calvanistic doctrine of hereditary total depravity? Not in the least.

Wilbur Smith’s Remarkable Book

Professor Wilbur Smith’s book, Therefore Stand, created a sensation when it was published in 1945. Largely unknown today, it deserves a resurgence of interest as theological modernism runs rampant in the current world of “Christendom.”

The Biblical Concept of Atonement

In the biblical context, atonement has to do with the plan employed by the Lord to provide a way of salvation for sinful humanity by means of the redemptive mission of Christ. Study with us the basic facts.

Why Did the Resurrected Jesus Not Appear to His Enemies?

Why did Jesus appear only to his disciples following his resurrection? Would not an appearance to the Jewish or Roman authorities have been more effective?

Hummingbird Metabolism – Amazing Design

The tiny hummingbird has a marvelously designed metabolic mechanism. Whence its origin — “Mother Nature” or God?

Habakkuk 1:2 – A Challenge to God

The background and purpose of the Old Testament book of Habakkuk reminds us of God’s providential activity among the nations.

Sexual Promiscuity — A National Plague

The level of sexual sin in American culture today has reached alarming levels. Such debauchery cannot abide without widespread and long-lasting detriments. What can the Christian do?

Are Some Sins “Greater” than Others?

Are some sins “greater” than others? There is a sense in which any sin will condemn. There is another sense in which greater responsibility is attached to some acts of sin. Explore this topic with us.