• Baseball, Apple Pie, and Persecution

    Yes, the list of what is "American" is growing, and persecution is now in the inventory. What is persecution? "Persecution is the suffering or pressure, mental, moral, or physical, which authorities, individuals, or crowds inflict on others, especially for opinions ... read more »

  • Song of Solomon 1:1 – Solomon’s Song

    The historical background of the Song of Solomon is one of the most difficult to establish of the various documents of the Old Testament. This 117-verse "love poem" is a matter of great controversy among biblical scholars. Is it allegory? ... read more »

  • Psalm 95 — A Message of Urgency

    Though the superscription of the Old Testament text does not assign it to a particular author, the New Testament attributes Psalm 95 to David (cf. Heb. 4:7). And while it dates three millennia ago, it contains exhortation as valuable for ... read more »

  • Was Christ’s Power Limited by Man’s Faith?

    "There is a statement concerning Jesus in one of the Gospel accounts that is puzzling: "And he could there do no mighty work. . . because of their unbelief' (Mk. 6:5-6). Was Christ's ability to perform miracles predicated upon the ... read more »

  • The Hava Supai Dinosaur Carving

    In 1879, E. L. Doheny, a young prospector out of Los Angeles, California, together with a party of fellow adventurers, wandered into the Hava Supai Canyon in northern Arizona. The region was wild and scarcely had been visited by white ... read more »

  • 1 John 1:7 – The Cleansing Fountain

    In the Old Testament, Zechariah foretold a time when a fountain would be opened to the house of David for sin and for uncleanness (Zechariah 13:1). The reference, of course, was to the shedding of the blood of Christ and ... read more »

  • An Amazing Prophecy in the Book of Daniel

    Infidelity does not admit to the reality of Bible prophecy. Since prophecy is one of the strongest evidences for the inspiration of the Scriptures, it is no surprise that it should be repudiated by those who have a biased interest ... read more »

  • What Is Rastafarianism? Who Was Bob Marley?

    "What is the religion called Rastafarianism, and how is such related to the Jamaican entertainer, Bob Marley (1945-1981)?" Rastafarianism is a religious movement (especially popular in Jamaica - 5% to 10% of the population) that is less than a century ... read more »

  • Daniel’s Prophecies: Encouraging and Enlightening

    Skeptics despise the book of Daniel. If Daniel received visions as he said he did, and if he wrote these prophecies as he claimed to have done, then this book is unmistakably a product of divine inspiration. The issues raised ... read more »

  • Ecclesiastes 1:4 – “Earth Abides Forever”

    The Jehovah's Witnesses contend that "this earth was created, not to be destroyed, but to be inhabited forever by righteous, perfect men and women" (Let God Be True, p. 264). They appeal to such passages as Ecciesiastes 1:4, ". . ... read more »