Christian Courier Articles

But Be of Good Cheer, I Have Overcome the World

When adversity strikes, how does one cope? People respond differently; some valiantly — others not so. For those who have confidence in the Scriptures, Christ provides the answer. Jason Jackson comments on this in this week’s Penpoints.

Nahum 1:1 – The End of Nineveh

Discover the historical background behind the Old Testament prophecy of Nahum.

God’s Great Plan — In Perpetuity

If one looks at each of the three processes involved in the salvation of mankind — development, consummation, and revelation, he should see that each was effected in perpetuity, and none is being replicated today.

What Was the “Manna” in the Wilderness of Sinai?

What was the “manna” that the Israelites ate during their sojourn in the wilderness of Sinai? Some claim that it was merely a substance extracted off of a tree in that region. But what does the evidence reveal?

The Link between Evolution and Abortion

What theory can possibly rationalize the act of killing an unborn child? Some attempt this ethical manipulation by the use of an antiquated argument employed in defence of Darwin’s theory of evolution.

2 Corinthians 4:16 — The Inward Man

Paul’s discussion of the “inner man” implies a facet of human existence that transcends the material.

The Heart of the Matter

A consideration of the biblical data leads only to the conclusion that the heart is a vulnerable feature of the human makeup. One must guard it, and he must cultivate it, with the greatest of diligence.

Did Christ Die as a “Sinner” upon the Cross?

Did Christ bear the “guilt” of human sin when he died on the cross? Or did he merely bear the “punishment” that was due us, as a consequence of our guilt?

The Christian and Depression

In spite of relative prosperity, better health, and considerable freedom, many people (even Christians) suffer with depression. What does the Bible say about depression? Is there a spiritual solution for this mental state?

The Tamar Case: A Precedent for Christians?

Are extraordinary methods for achieving pregnancy, e.g., artificial insemination by a third party donor, ethically permissible? Some contend that “how” a woman achieves pregnancy is not a material issue. The Old Testament case of Tamar is even employed as proof. What does the evidence really show?