The following articles are related to the topic of PROVIDENCE

The Spirit of Generosity — A Study in Contrasts

In this study, we would like to call attention to some biblical contrasts with reference to the matter of generosity versus stinginess. It is an enterprise which will reveal, quite astoundingly, how God views these traits.

Making Sense of the Bible

The Bible is the most important book one could ever read. And it is possible to understand it, when the great plan of the Bible is taken into consideration. Wayne Jackson walks through the 66 books of the Bible and highlights the message and purpose of each inspired text.

An Amazing Text of Prophecy and Providence

In the book of Exodus, there is a text that is thrilling beyond words to express. It contains prophecies of Israel’s future, and a promise of providence that is utterly baffling. Study this passage with us in this week’s Penpoints.

Lord, Teach Us How To Pray

The prayers of Jesus teach us in so many ways. Not only can we learn from what Jesus prayed, but we learn from when, why, and how he prayed. Let us survey some interesting facts about the prayers of Jesus and allow the Lord to deepen our capacity for prayer with the Father.

Cruel and Unusual Postponement

Can a person uphold the value of life and at the same time argue for the death penalty? The truth is — we esteem life as sacred when we support the principle of capital punishment.

What About the Iraq “War” Controversy?

As war clouds loom on the horizon, many wonder what the “Christian” position should be regarding this conflict. In response to a question, Wayne Jackson discusses some general biblical truths that relate to this matter.

My Cup Runs Over

In that delightful twenty-third Psalm, the writer (most likely David) depicts the lavish blessings bestowed by God. Surely the devout child of God today can echo those sentiments in his own life.

Is God There?

When we are suffering, is God really watching over us? Does he really care?

The Value of Youth to the Cause of God

Youth can accomplish magnificent things for the Master’s cause. But do we always recognize this? Here are some striking examples that demonstrate God’s confidence in youth.

The Cyrus Decree

After the Jews had spent seventy years in Babylonian Captivity, Cyrus, king of Persia, issued a decree permitting them to return to their homeland. It was an amazing event in ancient history.

Modern Miracles—True or False?

Many religious groups, e.g., Catholics, Mormons, and Protestant Pentecostals, contend for modern miracles. Since the purpose of biblical miracles was to confirm the truth of a divinely given revelation, one would be forced to the conclusion that these conflicting sects all are teaching the truth. But how can this be? Truth is consistent.