Christian Courier Articles

Crossing the Rubicon

The expression, “Crossing the Rubicon,” is famous for deadly decisions that cannot be retracted. There are many of these in life that elicit some reflection.

Clapping as an Accompaniment to Singing in Worship

Some Christians argue that clapping, to accompany singing in worship, is merely an inconsequential mode of providing some zest to the service. What are the facts? Is this a violation of scriptural principle?

MASADA: The Final and Futile Stand

On a high mountain plateau just west of the Dead Sea in A.D. 73, the final battle between the Romans and the Jews took place. It was the concluding destruction and dispersal of the Hebrew nation, as such previously was known for the preceding fifteen centuries.

False Ideas About Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ is the most renowned person of human history? That being true, why are there so many false ideas circulating about him? Because people have biases and they “reinvent” a “Jesus” after their own presuppositions. In this article we review some of the bizarre theories.

The Value of “Waiting” on Jehovah

The Bible promises a wide array of blessings upon those who have the patience to “wait upon” the Lord. Consideration of this theme will pay rich dividends.

Mary’s First Communion

When Mary partook of the Lord’s supper on that first Sunday in Christian history, upon what events did she reflect? Meditating upon Mary’s possible meditations can be a fascinating endeavor.

Terrorists in the Church

“Terrorist” is a word with which we are quite familiar these days—at least in a political sense. What about “terrorists” in the church? They were present in the early church, and they are today as well. We must learn to identify them if the church is to be kept pure.

Elijah, Prophet of Confrontation

Elijah was one of the great prophets of Old Testament history. Like all of us, he was a man of mixed qualities. Overall, he contributed significantly to the unfolding of Heaven’s plan of redemption.

Logic and the Plan of Salvation

Every one uses the principles of “logic,” whether aware of it or not. Humans cannot function with some logical skill. When it comes to religion, however, many fling “logic” to the wind. No where is this more apparent that in considering the plan of divine salvation.

Created in the Image of God

As a potter fashions clay into a vessel, the book of Genesis affirms that mankind was “created” in the very image of God. He is not the product of an ancient slime pit.