Christian Courier Articles

The Dynamics of the Doxology

A “doxology” is an eruption of praise offered to deity. It glorifies God and is a commentary on the piety of the dedicated soul. Study this topic with us in this week’s Penpoints article.

Hosea 3:5 – “David’s” Reign in the Latter Days

Every Old Testament book, to some extent, focuses upon the coming of Christ. This is no less true of the book of Hosea.

The Siege of Jerusalem

The destruction of God’s own city, Jerusalem, is a vivid warning to you and to me — of but yet another prophecy.

Is the Bible Obsolete?

Some contend that because the Bible was written many centuries ago, it is obsolete today, due to the fact that world conditions have changed so radically. Is this a valid criticism? Explore this issue with us.

Zechariah’s Amazing Prophecy of the Betrayal of Christ

Bible prophecy is one of the most powerful evidences of the divine origin of the Scriptures. Here is a truly remarkable prophecy from the book of Zechariah.

Mark 6:17-18 — An “Unlawful” Relationship

The case of Herod Antipas is instructive for modern-day issues of marital relationships.

A Study of Samson: Faith and Folly

Though the case of Samson is at times perplexing, the Hebrew writer included the judge in a list of “heroes of faith.” A consideration of this Old Testament character yields valuable lessons.

Is a “Word Formula” Required in Administering Baptism?

Jesus commanded his disciples to baptize “in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.” Some believe that these precise words must be pronounced at the time of one’s baptism. Others contend that baptism is to be “in the name of Jesus” only. What is the truth on this issue?

Who Are the “Enemies of Truth”?

Richard Dawkins, a professor at Oxford University, declares that religion is the “enemy of truth.” Is this really the case? Or is it he and his philosophical companions who are the real enemies of truth?

The Terror of Death: Causes and Cures

There are numerous examples from history of valiant Christians who went to their deaths as martyrs, singing hymns and happily praising God. How were they able to exude such a joyful demeanor? Whence their sense of fearlessness that seems to elude so many today?