Christian Courier Articles

The Publican Factor

A study of the “publicans,” Jewish tax collectors, is a fascinating theme. Actually, the topic has a valuable apologetic thrust. Study this subject with us in this week’s Penpoints article.

Lamentations 1:1 – Jerusalem’s Funeral

In order to appreciate the message of this book, one must understand something of the historical circumstances which it addresses.

The Value of the “Factious” Spirit

If one believes in the ultimate conquest of good over evil, he can see, even in factiousness, something of the good, the positive, and the noble.

What Is the “Eternal” Sin?

Jesus once spoke of an “eternal” sin, for which there is no forgiveness. What was that sin? Can it be committed today?

Reasoning from the Visible to the Invisible

Can one know that God exists? Can he know that he has been saved? If so, how? “Reason” with us on this important topic.

What About Christian Fellowship?

The issue of Christian fellowship is not a subject that is always easy to understand. There are, therefore, extremes to both the left and right on this controversial theme.

Jude 1 – The Possibility of Apostasy

The book of Jude argues forcefully against the misguided notion that no child of God can ever be lost.

What Is Truth? — A Question for the Ages

A careful investigation of the biblical text provides a powerful antidote to the postmodern confusion which alleges that truth is subjective, elusive, and ephemeral.

Were Old Testament Sexual Regulations Unreasonable?

It is commonly charged that certain documents of the Old Testament are unbalanced in terms of sexual matters? This allegation reflects a misunderstanding of the sacred text. This week’s Question addresses this matter.

Will Our Children Trust in the Lord?

“Trust the Lord” is a message that must be communicated to our children. They must learn to follow the Lord’s way. God’s way will always be the right way and the best way to live.