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The Miraculous and the Origin of Christianity

There are numerous contrasts between Christianity and the other leading religions of the world. One of these is the difference between the miraculous phenomena (either real or alleged) associated with the various systems. Let me illustrate what I mean. The "faith" that was to be known eventually as "Christian" was characterized by the "miraculous" from the beginning. The Old Testament ... read more »

The Starbucks Agenda: Want some “theology” with your latte?

Want some twisted "theology" with that early morning steaming latte? You can obtain it at Starbucks, that would-be "Institute of 'Spiritual' Instruction," in which so many take delight en route to their day's work schedule. As one is tantalized by the aromatic fragrance of freshly brewed coffee, in the Starbuck's environment he also can inhale the noxious fumes of secularism. ... read more »

Ishmael: His Hand Against Every Man

When Abram was seventy-five years old, God promised him that through his "seed" the nations of the earth would be blessed. But as yet, the patriarch had no offspring. A decade rolled by and still no child blessed the home of Abram and Sarai. Finally, Sarai suggested that a child be produced by a union between Abram and Hagar, Sarai's ... read more »

What About Polygamy?

"Polygamy is very prevalent in our country, Papua New Guinea. What is the Bible position on this practice?" Polygamy is the practice of being married to more than one spouse at the same time. The first case of polygamy recorded in the Scriptures had to do with a descendant of the infamous Cain, Lamech, who "took unto him two wives" ... read more »

BLAME IT ON RELIGION: Dawkins’ “Missile” a Dud

Richard Dawkins is advertised as a professor of "animal behavior" at Oxford University. He is one of the world's most vocal advocates of the theory of evolution. As a result of his ingestion of the dogmatic, yet unproved, assumptions of Darwin, somewhere along the way in his intellectual and emotional development, Dawkins became an atheist. In one of his books ... read more »

False Ideas About Jesus Christ

Without question Jesus of Nazareth is the most dominating figure in human history. Who was he? Or in the words of the Teacher himself in a question to the leaders of the Jewish community, "What do you think of the Christ?" Every intellectually reflective person must come to grips with this engaging question. The available data regarding the identity of ... read more »

A Letter from a Mormon

In response to our teaching efforts by means of this electronic medium, we receive a tremendous amount of mail. Most of it is very encouraging. Devout people write to us stating how much they have learned, or have been helped, by reading from the more-than 1500 articles that we now have available. These notes warm our hearts. Others are sharply ... read more »

False Ideas about God

When Paul was in Athens, he declared to certain philosophers (who had gathered together to hear new ideas) that they were ignorant of the true God (Acts 17:23). In our current society, many feel that modern man has intellectually advanced beyond the primitive Greeks. The truth is, a significant segment of our own populous is about as crude in its ... read more »

The Qur’an and the Death of Christ

Islam's Qur'an asserts that Jesus was not crucified; rather, the Savior's death was only "made to appear" as such; actually, it is alleged, he was "raised up" unto God without dying on the cross (Sura IV. 157-158). This allegation is absolutely void of evidence. Note the following. The Old Testament prophets foretold the death of Christ. The Lord was to ... read more »

Ishmael or Isaac? The Koran or the Bible?

The Islamic holiday, Qurbani Id (or Id Al-Adha), is known as the "Sacrifice Festival." Muslims celebrate this "great feast of sacrifice" on the tenth day of the last month of the Muslim year. According to their doctrinal scheme, this day celebrates the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son by Hagar, Ishmael. If you remember the Old Testament account, you ... read more »