Christian Courier Articles

1 Samuel 1:1 – Elkanah, the Ephraimite

The Old Testament identifies the father of Samuel the prophet as both a Levite and an Ephraimite. How can this be? Did the Old Testament writers make a mistake? Not hardly. Below is one possible explanation for the seeming conflict.

1 Thessalonians 1:4-5 – Election through the Gospel

The Bible knows nothing of an arbitrary divine election separate from human responsibility.

1 Thessalonians 1:9 – Conversion – A Turning Process

What does it mean to be “converted”?

1 Thessalonians 4 – Hope in Christ

Study with us three important points from this passage.

1 Timothy 1:16 – Believe unto Eternal Life

The Bible explicitly teaches that immersion is “for the remission of sins” (Acts 2:38).

1 Timothy 1:20 – Delivered unto Satan

What does Paul mean when he stated that he had delivered Hymenaeus and Alexander unto Satan? What great sin warranted this action?

1 Timothy 2:4 — Salvation through Knowledge

This striking passage clarifies the connection between one’s knowledge of the truth and his salvation.

1 Timothy 4:14 – Timothy’s Gift and the Elders

Exactly how did Timothy receive spiritual gifts? Study this misunderstood passage with us.

10 Great Lessons from the Book of Jonah

The book of Jonah is more than just a delightful story for children. Here are 10 valuable lessons gleaned from Jonah’s encounter with the great fish and the people of Nineveh.

2 Chronicles 4:5 – The Capacity of the Laver

Unbelievers think they have discovered a discrepancy in 2 Chronicles 4:5. Yet, there is no provable error here.