Christian Courier Articles

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?

Micah 1:1 – The Doom of Samaria and Jerusalem

Study the historical background of the Old Testament book of Micah, prophet of God.

Tora! Tora! . . . Torah!

For those who have any respect for the testimony of Scripture at all, the issue is clear. Moses was the author of the first five books of the Old Testament.

Does the Bible Conflict with Itself in the Matter of “Incest”?

Some make the claim that the Scriptures are in conflict in the matter of the morality of “incest.” But the allegation is false. This week’s Question considers this issue.

Abel Yet Speaks: Are We Listening?

The writer of the book of Hebrews says that Abel, the first murder victim, is yet speaking. What is he saying? Are we listening? Study this intriguing theme with us.

1 Corinthians 1:17 — Paul Not Sent to Baptize

Did the apostle Paul teach that baptism was not necessary for salvation from sins? By no means. Study this passage with us.

The Compassion of Christ

A study of the compassion of Christ, as he modeled it in his life and as he heralded in his teaching, leads us to a greater understanding of the compassionate nature of our God and the great need for compassion in human interactions.

How Does this Man Know “Letters”?

“How does this man [Jesus] know letters, since he has never learned?” (John 7:15). This text has puzzled many Bible students? How could Christ have so amazed the multitudes with his teaching if he had “never learned”? Study this passage with us.