Words are vehicles of communication. Since it is the case that “words” can lead either to salvation or to condemnation, it is important that Christians craft a vocabulary that expresses biblical ideas in their purest form. Study this issue with us in this month’s Feature.
Is there a congregational obligation to help others, especially by supporting the preaching of the gospel in other places?
Part 1 in a two-part series on Bertrand Russell’s reasons why he rejected Christianity
A critical look at a disturbing trend of violence in our youth
Is a Saturday-night observance of the Lord’s Supper just as good as observing it on the Lord’s Day?
It is never right to do wrong. But wrong-doing is compounded even more when one perverts Scripture in seeking to rationalize his evil. This week’s Q&A segment deals with the “gift” of celibacy. What is it?
One of the most controversial contexts in the book of Acts has to do with Paul’s activity in the Jerusalem temple, as recorded in Acts 21. Did the apostle violate the law of God in “purifying” himself in that ritual? Some so claim, but is this a necessary conclusion?
What can a father do to protect his children from Satan’s grasp? A wise dad will have a plan in place, well before the challenging teen years.
The idea that all people will be saved appears to be gaining momentum. But the fact is, this dogma has no basis in Scripture and logically it is irrational.
Romans 14 is an intriguing piece of literature. Often misunderstood and frequently abused, it offers much instruction for the spiritually minded student.
The eleventh chapter of the Old Testament book of Daniel is an amazing testimony to the inspiration of the Bible and the wisdom of God. Join us as Jason Jackson conducts a study of this great text wherein prophecy proves inspiration and divine revelation brings hope.
We believe that there are principles which a judicious child of God might wish to consider in the planning of funerals.
This article is a listing of some of the many truths to be discovered from a study of Genesis chapter one.
In a marvelous passage designed to inspire confidence in God’s oversight of our lives, Paul affirms that the Holy Spirit assists the Christian in his prayer life.
Calvinists deny that a child of God can ever apostatize so as to be finally lost. When biblical examples are introduced to the contrary, it is claimed that either such souls were never saved, or else their loss was merely temporal. Let us study this question seriously.
This discussion addresses whether or not a Christian should marry “out of the faith.”
The following article is the true story of Clyde Thompson, once known as the “meanest man in Texas.” It wonderfully relates how the power of the gospel of Christ changed a vicious murderer into a great, soul-winning instrument of evangelism on behalf of men behind bars. This narrative was first published in a small tract (now out of print) distributed by Star Bible. It is reproduced here (with some slight editing and reformatting) for the benefit of our readers.
How can a fallen away Christian be restored to fellowship with Christ and his church?
Steve Lloyd is a respected gospel minister who edits an electronic journal, A Closer Look At Things Pertaining to the Faith. In a recent issue he interviewed Wayne Jackson regarding some of the needs in the church today. This is the text of that dialogue.
The expression sola scriptura is a Latin term that reflects the affirmation that the “Scriptures alone” constitute the source of sacred revelation for the Christian age. A well-known Roman Catholic spokesman disputes this proposition. This article responds to his arguments.