A new version of the Old Testament Torah has been released recently. Accompanying commentary notes professes to purge the Old Testament record of certain historical inaccuracies. It is not a faithful commentary on the Law; it is a commentary upon the current state of Judaism.
Is “marriage” a divinely designed institution, or is it a human invention? Let us see where the evidence lies.
Do we realize the impact that television is having on our children? Can we fathom how the character of television is changing right before our eyes? Reflect on these questions in this week’s Penpoints article.
When it comes to religion, some folks have a real “disconnect.” By that I mean they are strong in arguing for a particular doctrinal platform, but they see no relationship between their theological peculiarities and their conduct of life.
Does the Bible forbid a woman to wear pants or slacks?
The level of sexual sin in American culture today has reached alarming levels. Such debauchery cannot abide without widespread and long-lasting detriments. What can the Christian do?
Spiritually, it is not an easy thing, in a world immersed in wickedness, to live a life dedicated to obeying the law of God.
Do the relative ages of the Earth and mankind really matter? Is the issue important? Many say, “no.” But what does the Bible indicate?
Watchfulness over the flock is one of the most serious responsibilities of the eldership.
Last week the nation was thrown into a firestorm of controversy when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, when recited in schools, is in violation of the U.S. Constitution. Wayne Jackson offers his thoughts on this issue.
Some allege that voting in elections is a Christian “obligation.” Others contend that is may be an “option,” but it is not an obligation? Where does the truth lie? May Christians disagree on this issue without dissension?
In recent years more-and-more “sex experts” are defending the vile practice of adult-child sexual relationships. This is but another symptom of the degenerating morality of American society.
How can you really help change the direction of our nation? By following this simple plan.
What is the law of sin (Rom. 7:25) and what is the “law written in their hearts” (Rom. 2:15)?
What is the relationship between the Christian and the government?
The “Salvation Army” is an organization that is applauded by most in our society. Undeniably, this group does implement numerous acts of benevolence among the needy. But is this all there is to Christianity? Do good deeds substitute for doctrinal soundness? Read this article carefully and put this issue in balance.
Some are alleging that “lust” is the consequential equivalent of “fornication.” Hence, if a woman determines her husband has “lusted” after another woman, she may, with impunity, divorce him—with the option of marrying another man. The theory is seriously flawed.
Is new always better than old? Not always. Some modern trends have had a negative impact on the church.
A reed is a symbol of instability; a pillar signifies a solid, immovable foundation. The church of today must ask: “Are we a ‘reed shaken in the wind’ or are we the ‘pillar and ground of the truth’”?
That the institution of marriage has a divine origin is clear. And so it is important to understand what the bible teaches about this sacred relationship.