“Jehovah’s Witnesses” contend that the term “Hell,” as used in the Bible, is a “symbol of annihilation or everlasting death in unconsciousness” from which there is to be no awakening (Make Sure of All Things, p. 155). Does this represent the truth of biblical teaching regarding Hell?
In spite of our reluctance to admit it, pain and suffering has some value.
There are many wonderful truths regarding God upon which the sincere soul should meditate. In this article we consider but three. Reflect upon these with us.
Do we know that Christ, our Redeemer, is living today? If so, how do we know this? Is such merely by a feeling within our “heart”? Reflect seriously upon this matter for a moment.
Do you love living? Are your days “good” ones or “bad” ones? Your manner of living and your attitude can make a difference.
While Job is an example of how to endure hardship through patience and faith, his wife provides an interesting study of one who’s faith failed during tough times.
The Book of Job is one of the most magnificent documents of literary history. This treatise may be studied from several vantage points. One of these is to examine some of the penetrating questions that are posed in the book. In this month’s Feature, Wayne Jackson explores some of these queries.
It is such a comfort to know that God is a Being of perfect goodness. Reflect on these aspects of his goodness.
A simple statement spoken in sincerity, “I know how you feel,” are words that are like apples of gold in settings of silver ... especially during times of great tragedy and distress.
There is no better way to start your day than to meditate upon the thrilling grace of God as manifested at Calvary twenty centuries ago. It invigorates the soul and instills a level of gratitude to the Creator that is unrivaled by anything else.
The Bible promises a wide array of blessings upon those who have the patience to “wait upon” the Lord. Consideration of this theme will pay rich dividends.
How can God be viewed as good, when the Bible suggests that he created evil?
Romans 8:28 has been a tremendous comfort to Christians for twenty centuries. In this article, Wayne Jackson does a textual study of this amazing passage.
Jehovah’s questioning of the patriarch Job demonstrates the futility of criticizing our Creator.
In this world of technological achievement, the human family is confronted with numerous life-and-death decisions that are taxing indeed. Frequently we struggle with such issues. The Scriptures—divinely given and perpetually relevant—can guide us in these heart-rending decisions if we will seek their counsel.
Every sensitive soul is troubled from time to time by regrets that linger regarding past deeds in his life. There is a wrong way and a right way to deal with regret. Think about this matter with us in this week’s Penpoints article.
There is a great deal of confusion among religious folks regarding this word due to the fact that the English form “hell” actually represents three different terms in the Greek New Testament.
Was Jesus of Nazareth the “suffering servant” of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke in Chapter 53 of his book? The modern Jews says, “No.” Rather, it frequently is argued that the Jewish people in general are in view. What are the facts of this matter?
How do you maintain your faith in the face of personal tragedy?
A Christian life well-lived is a better sermon than what is only said.