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Was Ahab Pro-Choice?

Ahab was the king of Israel. Wealth and power enabled him to do whatever he chose, and his lovely heathen wife reminded him of this fact. She asked rhetorically, "Do you now govern Israel?" (1 Kings 21:7). To the tyrant's disgrace, he coveted Naboth's vineyard. He put his face to the wall and would not eat when Naboth refused to ... read more »

A Valuable Reference Work to Enhance Your Library

Dr. David Williams is one of Australia's noted biblical scholars. He has written commentaries on the book of Acts and 1& 2 Thessalonians (New International Biblical Commentary series). Perhaps his most valuable and lasting work, however, will be Paul's Metaphors - Their Context and Character, a volume that was twenty years in preparation. Williams says the "metaphors" became "windows" through ... read more »

Hank Hanegraaff and the “Christian Research Institute”

Hank Hanegraaff is president of the Christian Research Institute, an organization located in southern California that specializes in reviewing the major doctrines of various "cults" that profess an identity with "Christianity." Hanegraaff is the host of a radio program, called The Bible Answer Man. The program is broadcast daily throughout the United States and Canada. Currently, however, the "Answer Man" ... read more »

Divorce and Civil Law

In approaching the subject of divorce and remarriage, the conscientious Bible student wants to be as accurate, and yet as compassionate as he possibly can be. It is a serious error to "loose" a restriction that the Lord has "bound." It is also wrong to "bind" an ordinance that God has not "bound" (cf. Mt. 16:18-19; 18:18). Out of a ... read more »

Did You Vote?

The nation's eyes and ears have been tuned in to the state of Florida in recent days. The direction of our nation's leadership is in question, and Americans are deeply divided. There are difficult problems to be faced by our nation: abortion, taxation, family values, homosexual legitimacy, care for seniors, free markets, moral and cultural decay, etc. These problems, and ... read more »

Belly-button Rings and Low-rider Jeans

It was once the case that the only time "love-handles" were exposed in public was when an overweight plumber was struggling to repair the faucet (no offense to plumbers intended). These days, every other teen-age girl at the mall is wearing her favorite pair of "I wear a size 8, but the 6's fit so tight, I went ahead and ... read more »

Do Psychics Really Have Mystic Powers?

Prior to my parents' conversion to Christianity, they visited a psychic who predicted certain things that were supposed to happen in our family. The things predicted seemingly turned out to be true! For example, the psychic predicted that my mother would have two unplanned pregnancies in the future and would resort to two abortions. This happened. The psychic said my ... read more »

Is Suicide the Answer?

The term "suicide" derives from Latin roots, sui, "one's self," and caedere, "to kill." It is defined as the killing of one's self with malice aforethought, while in the possession of a sound mind. In some societies, both ancient and modern, suicide is seen as an honorable way to terminate one's earthly existence. The Greeks considered it a part of ... read more »

The Baptist Church: An Historical Perspective

I grew up among kindly people of the Baptist affiliation. My father's family was of this persuasion. A more gracious, benevolent group of folks could scarcely have been found. It was heartbreaking, therefore, to eventually discover that the church of my ancestry was unknown to the New Testament. An Historical Overview The Baptist movement was started with the best of ... read more »

The New Slavery

Slavery is an institution whereby human beings are divested of their freedom and personal rights; the slave is wholly subject to the will of another. Slavery has been practiced, in varying degrees, since the earliest of ages. In Genesis 10:8ff there is the record of Nimrod, who was "a mighty hunter."The context suggests that he was a hunter of men; ... read more »