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?
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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.
A knowledge of the history behind any passage of Scripture is helpful. It is especially true of the book of Obadiah.
It is now urgent that courageous men and women repeat the ancient refrain, “ask for the old paths ... and walk therein ....”
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.
Many people believe that the dogma of organic evolution is as firmly established as the sphericity of the earth. But is it? Jason Jackson pulls the reputed “pillars” of this theory out from under it, and the doctrine crumbles under the weight of its own ill-conceived assertions.
All who wish to enjoy the remission of past sins will call on the name of the Lord by obeying the gospel plan of redemption. In no other way can one receive pardon.
It is a misguided endeavor to contend that the KJV is the only reliable translation available today, or even that it is the best one.
A critic complains that if human beings have “free will,” they ought to be allowed to do anything they wish. How does the Christian respond to this foolish charge?
An atheist thinks he has crafted an ingenious argument against the time-tested concept of “design demands an intelligent designer.” But his reasoning is logically flawed and internally inconsistent.