Christian Courier Articles

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.

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.