Theological “liberalism” has no regard for the plain testimony of Scripture. With the “liberal,” all biblical events must be measured in the light of “modern” knowledge. In this week’s Penpoints, Wayne Jackson provides a shocking example of this kind of perversion of Bible history.
How does one properly distinguish between God’s commandments and human tradition? How do these terms affect how what we practice and preach?
It is surely an oddity of modern liberalism within the body of Christ that some would appeal to the authority of Bible precedent to establish the premise that one needs no authority for what he practices in religion. This article addresses some of these current efforts.
A person’s faith should be fashioned by the Holy Scriptures. Unfortunately, many have allowed their beliefs to be forged in the furnace of unbelief. Many do not realize how much liberalism has shaped their approach to the Bible.
A recent book alleges that Junia, a woman, served in the first-century church as an “apostle” — along with Peter, Paul, and the others. But what are the facts in this matter?
Did Moses really part the Red Sea? Was this event a true miracle, a contrived myth, or a natural event?
Psalm 26 is a thrilling example of a sincere man, most likely king David, who, in spite of personal weaknesses, was generally a man of integrity. He begs the Lord to examine his heart and bless him.
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.
Some songs certainly are unscriptural. But we should be sure that we do not irrationally object to songs based on our own misunderstanding of the Scriptures.
Do preborn babies deserve human rights protections? An honest look at the scientific evidence.
In mid-December the movie, Prince of Egypt, opened in theaters across the country. Because it differs so widely from the usual movie fare of sex and violence, this production is receiving high acclaim—even from religious figures like Billy Graham, James Dobson, Robert Schuller, and others.
Archaeology once again proves the accuracy of the biblical record.
A recent writer for a radical online magazine charged that the Bible is mistaken regarding five Old Testament texts. As it turns out, the article is wrong—on all five counts!
Part two in a two-part series on Bertrand Russell’s reasons why he rejected Christianity
Over the years, from time to time, critics direct their hostility at the book of Acts, attacking its credibility. Repeatedly, however, it has weathered the storm of criticism.
What is acceptable worship? This article is the second in a two-part series.
Some allege that when Jacob uttered a prophecy regarding the tribe of Zebulun (Genesis 49:13), the declaration failed. Study this issue with us.
Professor Henry J. Cadbury of Harvard once pointed out that the book of Acts readily “lends itself” to establishing the “realism of the scenes and customs and mentality which it reflects.” Acts is accurate! Reflect upon this point with us.
In what sense is the Bible “inspired”? This passage affirms that the very words of the Bible are God’s.