• The Terror of Death: Causes and Cures

    Death has been depicted as the "king of terrors." Such was the descriptive of Bildad, one of Job's erstwhile friends (Job 18:14). His sentiment has been shared by countless others. The psalmist once lamented: "My heart is sore pained within ... read more »

  • Does Archaeology Prove that Baptism May Be Administered by Sprinkling?

    Those who practice ritualistic "sprinkling" as a substitute for water immersion, commonly allege that "baptism," from the very commencement of the Christian age, was implemented either by immersion, pouring, or sprinkling. They claim that ancient literary references, together with modern ... read more »

  • Is God “Schizoid”?

    A confused writer poses this seeming problem for the Bible student. "I am one of those people who has questions about the God of the Old Testament. For instance; the God of the Old Testament told people to stone sinners ... read more »

  • Straight Talk About Homosexuality

    The Almighty does not discriminate. All sin is horrible, as demonstrated by the death of Jesus Christ on the cross. Penitents are saved because their sins are forgiven through the gospel, but others will die lost rebels. Although God proved ... read more »

  • Matthew 5:5 — Meek Inherit the Earth

    In the Sermon on the Mount, Christ declared: "Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth" (Matthew 5:5). There are two misconceptions commonly connected with this passage. First, the nature of meekness is misunderstood. Second, some contend that ... read more »

  • In the Days of His Flesh

    It is one of the most touching passages in the entire book of Hebrews. A portion of the verse reads like this: "Who in the days of his flesh, having offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears ... read more »

  • Did God Reward Midwives for Lying?

    When there arose a Pharaoh who "knew not Joseph," the Hebrew people were enslaved by the Egyptians. Fearing the slaves might aid an enemy in any attempted overthrow of the Egyptian regime, Pharaoh devised a plan to contain the population ... read more »

  • Patricia Ireland on the Teaching of Jesus

    For more than a decade, Patricia Ireland has been one of radical feminism's most vocal leaders. From 1991-2001 she led the National Organization for Women (NOW). In addition to her well-known struggle for the "right" of women to extinguish the ... read more »

  • Ezekiel 12:13 — The Blind Ruler

    Even though he was a captive in Babylon, the prophet Ezekiel uttered oracles regarding his brethren who were as yet in the land of Canaan. One of his prophecies had to do with Zedekiah, who was serving as the "prince ... read more »

  • The Gospel in Miniature — In the Book of Revelation

    The book of Revelation is a mysterious yet wonderful document. It is mysterious because its message is largely couched in the language of symbolism; it is wonderful because of the hope it presents. Revelation contains word pictures of horses, beasts, ... read more »