Christian Courier Articles

Does the Marriage of an Unbeliever to a Believer Sanctify the Unbeliever?

First Corinthians 7:14 has puzzled many Bible students. Does the passage teach that the non-Christian, in a mixed marriage situation, is “sanctified” (saved) merely by being joined to a Christian in marriage?

Let Your Light Shine

By reflecting the influence of Christ in their lives, Christians lead others to glorify their Father who is in heaven.

Romans 1:27 — The Consequences of Perversion

The “due recompense” which the apostle Paul spoke of regarding sexual perversion is chillingly evident in the world today, as it was even in Old Testament times.

Paul’s Instruction to the Saints of Crete

Paul’s admonishment of the Cretan Chrisitans, through Titus, provides a marvelous synopsis of the redemption process.

The Birthplace of Jesus: Bethlehem or Jerusalem?

Was Jesus born in Bethlem or Jerusalem? The Bible teaches it was Bethlehem. The Book of Mormon alleges it was in “the land of Jerusalem.” Examine the evidence for yourself.

Why Do Natural Disasters Happen?

The recent earthquake and subsequent tidal waves in the Indian Ocean have caused many to wonder why God allows such disasters to burden the earth. Is there any reasonable explanation for these events that respects the concept of the benevolence of our Creator?

Benevolent Work in the Mission Field

It is a wonderful thing when Christians rush to the assistance of others during times of disaster. But do we always think clearly about the way we implement these efforts? A word of caution surely is in order. One aspect of this issue is addressed in this week’s Penpoints column.

Obadiah 1 – The Doom of Edom

A knowledge of the history behind any passage of Scripture is helpful. It is especially true of the book of Obadiah.

The Old Paths — Obsolete, or Pressing Need?

It is now urgent that courageous men and women repeat the ancient refrain, “ask for the old paths … and walk therein ….”

Was Paul’s Reference to His “Cloak” a Meaningless Triviality?

In his final epistle to Timothy, Paul asked his young friend to bring his “cloak,” when he came to Rome. Some charge that this is a “trivial” reference, unworthy of the claim of verbal inspiration. But is the critic’s objection more “trivial” than Paul’s reference? Study this with us.