Christian Courier Articles

Be Still and Know That I Am God — Revisited

Building Character before the Concrete Sets

The time to work on your child’s character is when they are young, not old.

Burden-bearing: It’s the Law

Are law and love incompatible? Not according to Paul. We fulfill the law of Christ when we love others like Jesus loved us. Consider the valuable role you can play in the life of someone who is struggling now under the weight of unbearable burdens. Through Galatians 6:2, Christ is calling you to help lighten your brother’s burden for the sake of his soul.

Busted!

We have all sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). Often we deceive ourselves, thinking that we can escape immediate consequences. After all, we can change someday — some convenient season. Actually, we can not avoid the destructiveness of habitual sin (Hebrews 3:12-13). Let us learn from several who were caught in the act that we might always take sin seriously.

But Be of Good Cheer, I Have Overcome the World

When adversity strikes, how does one cope? People respond differently; some valiantly — others not so. For those who have confidence in the Scriptures, Christ provides the answer. Jason Jackson comments on this in this week’s Penpoints.

Can Job Be a True Story?

Is the book of Job an historical account? Or is it a fiction invented to teach a valuable lesson?

Can You Feel the Love?

Some of the most mean-spirited people in the world are those who “ooze” with that sickening sentimentality that talks of love while demonstrating everything but. Why don’t you take a few moments and, over our shoulder, take a look at some of our mail?

Character Studies in Joshua

The Church Needs More Wise Guys

Many of life’s important lessons are found in the book of Proverbs. Although the basic truths contained therein are found elsewhere in the Bible, the Proverbs of Solomon are often vivid phrases that need to be memorized and recited when necessary. This study demonstrates the value of the book of Proverbs by looking at the opening statements of the book itself.

The City of Ten Thousand Memories

Jerusalem has been called the city of ten thousand memories. This article reflects upon J.W. McGarvey’s visit to that city more than a century ago.