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Larry King Hosts Pat Boone, Max Lucado, and Others

There may be no greater devastation for a parent, or even a grandparent, than to see one of their offspring fatally injured - or nearly so. Our hearts are deeply touched when we observe such anxiety. It is even a greater sadness when loved ones expect a "miracle" in such an instance - only to wait, heart-broken, in vain. From ... read more »

The Work Ethic

We are living in a time when the "work ethic" is suffering enormously. More and more people want to do less and less for higher pay. Thousands of able-bodied people are living on welfare. Many could work, but some just don't want to. At least they don't want to work at a real "work" job; if they could find a ... read more »

Another Voice from the Tomb

In another article , we published a brief article which contained details concerning a recent (and truly remarkable) discovery in Jerusalem. It was that of a stone bone-box (called an ossuary) that contained this inscription: "James, the son of Joseph, the brother of Jesus." The discovery has been dated at about A.D. 63. In our earlier piece, using several news ... read more »

What Is the Fruit of Repentance?

"When John the Baptist told the Jews that they must bring forth 'fruit' worthy of repentance, what did he mean by 'fruit' (Matthew 3:8)?" There are three things to be taken into consideration in answering this question. - Exactly what is "repentance"? - What is the significance of the expression, "worthy of"? - What is implied by the phrase, "bring ... read more »

Corinth – A Troubled Church

The church in Corinth was afflicted with many spiritual ailments. One of these is discussed in 1 Corinthians 5. Let us consider this case. A Serious Problem (1-5) In addition to the division that plagued the Corinthian church, a moral cancer was eating away at its vitals. There was a "buzz" stirring the congregation because a brother was living in ... read more »

False Ideas about the Holy Spirit

Jesus warned: Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves (Matthew 7:15). False teachers do exist (2 Peter 2:1), and the ideas they advocate are dangerous. In this study, we will direct attention to some false teachings relative to the Holy Spirit. Holy Spirit Not a Person One of the most fundamental ... read more »

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 »

Sincere but Wrong—Dead Wrong

John Wayne "Punkin" Brown Jr. was a preacher for a Pentecostal-type church. He's now dead. He still would be alive but for the fact that he believed false doctrine. Before his ascension back into heaven, Jesus commissioned his apostles to preach the gospel to the whole creation. In connection therewith, the Lord promised he would confirm the validity of their ... read more »

More Controversy at ACU

Arlie J. Hoover is a professor of history at Abilene Christian University (Abilene, Texas). This is the same institution that was plagued with the huge scandal a few years ago, when two of their professors were exposed as theistic evolutionists. Unfortunately, the spiritual climate "on the hill" has not improved; rather, it definitely is worse. On November 12th of last ... read more »

Praying for the Dead

Whenever someone we love dies - in old age or tragically before their prime - our hearts cannot but anguish with those who are suffering soul-tearing losses. Some children have lost one or both parents. Husbands and wives have been robbed of loving mates. Others will never see brother or sister again. To describe separations like these as painful is ... read more »