The following articles are related to the topic of MORMONISM

Solomon’s Reflections on Death

In spite of some claims to the contrary, the best evidence still supports the conclusion that Solomon, the son of David, king in Jerusalem, authored the book of Ecclesiastes (see 1:1,12).The basic proposition of this thrilling - though difficult - Old Testament narrative is the affirmation that earthly goals, pursued as ends, lead only to disappointment. A person cannot find ... 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 »

Hank Hanegraaff and the “Christian Research Institute”

Hank Hanegraaff is president of the Christian Research Institute, an organization located in southern California that specializes in reviewing the major doctrines of various "cults" that profess an identity with "Christianity." Hanegraaff is the host of a radio program, called The Bible Answer Man. The program is broadcast daily throughout the United States and Canada. Currently, however, the "Answer Man" ... read more »

Languages of the Bible

The original languages of the Bible are three: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. If one wishes to be a careful student of the Scriptures, he will want to do some research concerning the biblical languages, always keeping in mind that Jehovah chose words as the medium of his special revelation to mankind. Hebrew The Hebrew of the Old Testament is a ... read more »

Responding to Critics on the “Instrumental Music” Issue

In several previously-published articles, we have discussed the issue of whether or not the use of mechanical instruments of music is divinely sanctioned for Christian worship. A foundational point that we have sought to emphasize is this: There is no New Testament authority for the use of instrumental accompaniment in Christian worship. We are not at liberty, therefore, to improvise ... read more »

The Meaning of Romans 3:31

Please explain Romans 3:31. "Do we then make the law of none effect through faith? Indeed not, we establish the law." The correct interpretation of this passage depends upon four things - the meaning of "law," the significance of "faith," and a consideration of these terms in both the immediate and remote contexts of scripture. We must note at the ... read more »

Simply Outrageous

Have you ever heard or read a statement that made you wonder how it ever could have been conceived? For example Bill O'Reilly, Fox News guru, said on national television that "the Catholic Church invented marriage" (WorldNetDaily, 2/10/2010). How does anyone that obtuse deserve a national audience? But he is not alone. Consider a few more quotes that are "simply ... read more »

Created in the Image of God

The first chapter of Genesis is a literary phenomenon. Though written 3,500 years ago, it still is unblemished in its accuracy and sublimeness of presentation. Some years back, one of the world's foremost archaeologists declared that: "modern cosmogonies show such a disconcerting tendency to be short-lived that it may be doubted whether science has yet caught up with the Biblical ... read more »

Foundational Truths Regarding Marriage

Marriage is a time-honored institution that has blessed humanity more than most realize. In spite of its beneficence, it has been disrespected, even assaulted, for many centuries. In this brief essay, we wish to discuss five foundational truths that pertain to the marriage arrangement. Divine Origin In logic there is a principle known as the Law of the Excluded Middle. ... read more »

The Nature of History

Historian David McCullough has said "we need history as much as we need bread or water or love." History is tremendously important. When consulting a physician, it is crucial to have one's medical history. Frequently, in transacting business matters, chronicling one's financial history is essential. History is vitally important in religion; the Christian's faith, indeed his hope of eternal life, ... read more »