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Walking Through the Book of Ephesians

The Greek verb peripateo, rendered "walk" in the English Bible, is found 96 times in the New Testament. Eight of these are in Ephesians. The word is composed of two roots, peri (around), and pateo (walk). Literally, to "walk around." Figuratively, it denotes the sphere of one's existence-his manner of life. It can be used negatively (for evil), or positively ... read more »

Dealing with Mail

A wise scholar and prolific writer, who received a terrific amount of correspondence even in a by-gone era, once was asked why he did not respond to a certain critic. His reply was to this effect: "I do not draw my bow against every pygmy that squeaks in the forest." That is a prudent observation and one that every journalist ... read more »

The Spirit of Generosity — A Study in Contrasts

An adjective is a word that describes. If one says, "The house is green," green is an adjective describing the structure's color. Adjectives are used of people as well. Most of us would like to think that noble adjectives are employed when folks think or talk about us. For example, "He is a good person." Or, "She is generous." The ... read more »

Atheism: The “No-God” Religion

The term "atheist" derives from two Greek components-a negative prefix, a, which signifies "no," "not," or "without," and the noun theos, "God." A kindred form of the term is found in Ephesians 2:12, where Paul notes that pagan Gentiles were "without God" (atheos), i.e., without a relationship with the Lord. In considering the meaning of the term, it must be ... 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 »

Jesus and Laughter

If it were not so pathetic, it really would be laughable. I mean, the lengths to which atheists go in their decrepit efforts to discredit the Bible. Here is one such example. A. J. Mattill Jr. is a contributing editor to The American Rationalist, a skeptical journal published out of St. Louis. In the March/April issue (1999), Mr. Mattill published ... read more »

Another Fossil Flub

In his famous book, Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain quipped: "There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such trifling investment of fact." There it was in the November issue of National Geographic - splashed all over the place with the flair of P.T. Barnum. "Feathers For T Rex?" Then, "New Birdlike ... read more »

Is Christianity Polytheistic?

If God exists in three persons, and the Christian is to worship God, how is he different from other religious people who worship several gods? There are some fundamental propositions that one must understand in approaching the distinction between monotheism (belief in one God) and polytheism (belief in many gods). Monotheism The original religion of ancient mankind was monotheism, i.e., ... read more »

Thinking Straight About Abortion

Each time a significant election draws near, the topic of abortion comes to the forefront, although the issue is rather muted currently. Apparently it is a theme from which most politicians had rather maintain a safe distance. The feeling is that no one could be elected in this amoral society of ours if he adopted a strict and consistent pro-life ... read more »

Psalm 95 — A Message of Urgency

Though the superscription of the Old Testament text does not assign it to a particular author, the New Testament attributes Psalm 95 to David (cf. Heb. 4:7). And while it dates three millennia ago, it contains exhortation as valuable for us today as for the generation of the shepherd king. Psalm 95 rather easily divides into three sections. First, there ... read more »