• Robert G. Ingersoll – Apostle of Infidelity, Robber of Hope

    Robert Ingersoll (1833-99) was a mediocre Illinois lawyer whose flair for oratory thrust him into fame in the latter portion of the nineteenth century. He crisscrossed the nation lecturing to large crowds with vitriolic tirades against the Bible. He charged ... read more »

  • Apostasy – A Clear and Ever-Present Danger

    The sectarian notion that it is impossible for a child of God to so sin as to be lost eternally is widely believed by a host of sincere people. But the idea is fallacious. It was first vocalized in the ... read more »

  • Do Not Sin Against the Children

    "Did I not tell you, 'Do not sin against the child'; and you would not listen?" The foregoing question of accusation was framed by Reuben, the oldest of Jacob's sons, when the disguised Joseph, then a ruler in Pharaoh's court, ... read more »

  • Can the Living Communicate with the Dead?

    In his informative book, Understanding the New Age, Russell Chandler notes that nearly half (42%) of America's adult population believe they have been in contact with someone who has died (1988). This was up 15% from a survey conducted in ... read more »

  • The Significance of the Day of Pentecost

    Acts chapter ten is a very unique portion of the New Testament. It commences by introducing the reader to a splendid citizen of Caesarea, a Roman centurion whose name was Cornelius. Though a Gentile, Cornelius had been attracted to the ... read more »

  • The Unique Case of Cornelius

    The conversion of a Roman military officer, Cornelius by name, as recorded in the tenth chapter of the book of Acts, represents one of the key events in Christian history. The gates of the kingdom of Christ were flung wide ... read more »

  • Ekklesia Revisited

    When Jesus met with his disciples near Caesarea-Philippi, he inquired concerning how others were identifying him. Several opinions were proffered. He then pressed for their view. Peter responded, confessing Jesus as "the Christ, the Son of God." The Lord pronounced ... read more »

  • National Security – The Real Solution

    Those conversant with the Scriptures are surely aware of the fact that God expects individuals to strive for personal righteousness. What is not so well-known, however, is the fact that Jehovah demands a certain level of righteousness for nations as ... read more »

  • Do Romans 6:3-4 and Galatians 3:26-27 Refer to Spirit Baptism?

    It is a tragedy of heart-breaking proportion that some otherwise credible scholars will go to such outlandish lengths to defend cherished theological theories. They hurl exegetical caution to the wind and adopt absurd views that are wholly without substance. No ... read more »

  • Jesus: The Master Teacher

    Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews, conceded that Jesus of Nazareth was “a teacher” from God, as documented by the “signs” which he did (John 3:2). A wealthy young ruler approached the Lord asking, “Teacher, what good thing shall I ... read more »