Christian Courier Articles

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.

The Tongue: One of Man’s Most Dangerous Weapons

James, an inspired New Testament writer, declared that the human tongue is a dangerous weapon and exceedingly difficult to control. Let us consider some various forms of speech condemned in Scripture.

Galatians 1:23 – The Faith

The use of the definite article “the” in Paul’s discussion of “the faith” is significant.

Ishmael: His Hand Against Every Man

The terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 was not an expression of aberrant radicalism; it was Islam in its purest form. It was but a further commentary on “his hand against every man” (Genesis 16:12)!

Did Behemoth Have a “Navel”?

Some scholars suggest that “behemoth,” as portrayed in the book of Job, was some species of ancient dinosaur. Others claim that such cannot be the case since Job’s “behemoth” had a “navel” (40:16 KJV), and dinosaurs were egg-layers. What are the facts?

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.