Christian Courier Articles

The Corinthian Church – Confidence or Coercion?

The Corinthian Christians had promised a contribution for their poor brethren in Jerusalem. But they had failed to keep their pledge. How was Paul to motivate them to have a greater spiritual vision? Jason Jackson’s article addresses this interesting theme.

Cruel and Unusual Postponement

Can a person uphold the value of life and at the same time argue for the death penalty? The truth is — we esteem life as sacred when we support the principle of capital punishment.

Daniel’s Prophecies: Encouraging and Enlightening

Through divine intervention and revelation, God communicates a timeless message through the prophet Daniel – He is in charge and rules in the kingdoms of men. Combined with the book’s immense apologetic value, the study of Daniel is faith building in many respects. Our confidence in Scripture is increased; our conviction regarding God’s plan in the world is strengthened.

Daniel’s Prophecy of Antiochus Epiphanes

Antiochus Epiphanes was a Greek tryant of the 2nd century B.C. He was a vicious enemy of the Jewish people, outlawing Judaism and descrating the sacred Hebrew temple. In an amazing display of prophetic revelation, Daniel the prophet, several centuries earlier, had detailed some of the exploits of this political monster. Jason Jackson discusses some of Daniel’s stunning predictions in this month’s Feature article.

Denomination Claims Biblical Worship

A failure to understand the real distinction between the Old and New Covenants underlies a host of religious errors.

Did God Reward Midwives for Lying?

Did God reward the midwives who may have lied to Pharaoh, only to kill Ananias and Sapphira in Acts 5 for the same infraction? Does God deal prejudicially with people? Does the Bible represent the Lord as an inconsistent, unfair God? Let’s take a close look at a question that speculates on the justice of God.

Do the Imprecatory Psalms and Christian Ethics Clash?

Troubled souls often raise such questions: If all parts of the Bible are equally inspired, how do you explain passages like Psalms 69:22-28, which call for punishment upon one’s enemies?

Does the Bible Recommend Drinking Alcoholic Beverages?

Does the Bible recommend that the use of alcoholic beverages can be of assistance in fighting depression? Some have misinterpreted Proverbs 31 to this end.

Evaluating Evolution in Plain English

Many people believe that the dogma of organic evolution is as firmly established as the sphericity of the earth. But is it? Jason Jackson pulls the reputed “pillars” of this theory out from under it, and the doctrine crumbles under the weight of its own ill-conceived assertions.

Every Spiritual Blessing Is in Christ

Every spiritual blessing that God the Father gives, he gives to those who are in Christ. Paul identifies in Ephesians 1:3-14 that Christ is the sphere in which God the Father blesses. How important it is to understand how one enters the redemptive relationship with Christ.