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Killers Killing Killers

Murder is always a despicable act. Actually, it is an assault upon God himself. Moses wrote: "Whoso sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man" (Genesis 9:6). The spiritual basis here given, which condemns murder, is that it destroys one who is in the image of God. As men ... read more »

RU-486: Murder by Mouth

While feminists rejoiced and the news media exploited the story, many sensitive souls again hung their heads in sorrow on account of the ongoing slaughter of innocent babies in this country. "Abortion Pill Ok'd," the headlines shouted, and Gloria Feldt, president of Planned Parenthood (what a misnomer!) called it "an historic moment." The Food and Drug Administration had just handed ... read more »

New Book: Seven Things A Loving God Hates

An old proverb quips, "bad people need to be good, and good people need to be nice." At times, a mountain of truth can be packed into a cup of words. That is the case with "proverbs." They are small packages of wisdom; pearls of compressed truth. The book of Proverbs is a library of such gems. In one segment ... read more »

The Death of Matthew Shepard

The tragic case of Matthew Shepard has been prominent in the news of late. Sheperd was a twenty-one-year-old student at the University of Wyoming. He openly professed homosexuality. Apparently, he was lured from a bar and taken to a remote place; there he was tied to a fence, pistol-whipped, and left exposed in the cold. Eventually, he died. The news ... read more »

Alfred Edersheim on Ancient Society

Alfred Edersheim (1825-89) was born in Vienna, Austria to Hebrew parents and he was reared in the Jewish faith. He entered the University of Vienna when he was sixteen, but, as a result of his father's ill health, young Alfred was presently forced to leave that institution. Not long thereafter, he fell under the influence of a Presbyterian minister named ... read more »

How Is a Civil Ruler a “Minister of God”?

"Could you comment on Paul's teaching in Romans 13:4-5? How is the civil ruler a 'minister of God'? What is the meaning of 'he bears not the sword in vain'?" The general context of Romans 13:1-7 has to do with the Christian's responsibility to the government under which he lives. And this embraces any government - ancient or modern. The ... read more »

Amos 1:1-2:3 — Judgment upon the Nations

Amos was principally a prophet to the nation of Israel during the administrations of Jeroboam II and Joash, rulers of the northern kingdom (1:1). Before addressing Israel, however, he turned his attention to other transgressors nearby. Mark each of these names and note the besetting sin. Damascus (in Syria) had been cruel to Gilead (vv. 3-5), Gaza (in Philistia) had ... read more »

Do Not Sin Against the Children

Jacob's eldest son, Reuben scolded his younger brothers: "Did I not tell you, 'Do not sin against the child'; and you would not listen?" The foregoing question of accusation was framed when the disguised Joseph, then a ruler in Pharaoh's court, demanded that their younger brother, Benjamin, be brought into the land of Egypt (Genesis 42:22). Reuben's question reflected the ... read more »

Vile Tune, Rotten Singer

Peter Singer has been described by some of his critics as "the most dangerous man in the world today." Who is this man? Singer is the soon-to-be Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. Singer is a fifty-two-year-old Australian who has considerably impacted the world of bioethics in the waning days of this decade. He has taught at ... read more »

Voting: Option or Obligation?

"To vote, or not to vote? That is the question,"-if one may paraphrase a renowned English writer. This is a serious question for many people as the election season approaches. It is one of those issues, I respectfully suggest, upon which good people may disagree without dissension. A recent article by a devout Christian took the position that voting is ... read more »