• The Controversy Regarding Christian Fellowship

    Every serious student of the Bible is aware of the emphasis on "fellowship" within the sacred volume. At the point of our conversion, we are called into fellowship with God, with Christ, and with the Holy Spirit (1 John 1:3; ... read more »

  • Jude 1 – The Possibility of Apostasy

    While yet within the bliss of Eden, Adam was warned of God that he should not eat of the produce of "the tree of the knowledge of good and evil" - lest he die. In a later conversation with the ... read more »

  • What Is Truth? — A Question for the Ages

    It was an engaging encounter. Pontius Pilate was the procurator for the Roman government. Jesus Christ was the Son of God. The two stood eye-to-eye. "Are you the king of the Jews?," inquired the governor. Essentially, the Lord replied, "I ... read more »

  • Were Old Testament Sexual Regulations Unreasonable?

    "In the preparation for receiving the Law from Mt. Sinai, Moses commanded all married Israelites to abstain from sexual relations for three days (Exodus 19:15)? Why was that? Could not some interpret this as an unhealthy attitude toward sex?" Some ... read more »

  • Will Our Children Trust in the Lord?

    The following bit of wisdom comes from Proverbs 3:5-6: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths." As Proverbs ... read more »

  • Jeremiah 1:5 – Jeremiah’s Call

    Jeremiah, known as the "weeping prophet" (cf. Jeremiah 9:1), was one of God's greatest spokesmen in the 7th century B.C. The main mission of this man of God was an attempt to turn rebellious Judah, the southern kingdom, from her ... read more »

  • Understanding Forgiveness

    There may be no word in the English Bible that quickens the beat of a sinner's heart more than that of "forgiveness." Little wonder, then, that poet Alexander Pope wrote: "To err is human; to forgive, divine." In this study ... read more »

  • What Is the History of Infant Sprinkling?

    "Could you tell me when infant baptism first began and why it was started?" In the first place, there is rarely any such practice as infant "baptism." The Greek verb baptizo means to immerse. Babies, whenever they are administered what ... read more »

  • The Pain of Lingering Regrets

    Nathan Hale elevated the term "regret" to a new high in 1776. Hale, a lad of twenty-one years, was a captain in the colonial army. He was arrested by the British as a spy and sentenced to hang. His courageous, ... read more »

  • 3 John 2 – Body and Soul

    Does man consist solely of flesh and bones, or is there an eternal "something" that resides within the tabernacle of flesh? Materialism, both secular and religious, advocate the notion that human beings are wholly mortal. But the Bible teaches otherwise. ... read more »