The following articles are related to the topic of PUNISHMENT

Timothy McVeigh and Capital Punishment

Do circumstances surrounding the execution of Timothy McVeigh argue for the elimination of the death penalty as a form of punishment for crimes against humanity?

The Harshness of the Old Testament Era

Some have strongly criticized the Old Testament for the “harshness” that characterized some of its laws and practices. Let us briefly consider this matter.

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.

Are Some Sins Greater than Others?

Are some sins “greater” than others? There is a sense in which any sin will condemn. There is another sense in which greater responsibility is attached to some acts of sin. Explore this topic with us.

Some Lessons From Church History

Church historians have observed drastic changes in the church of antiquity. Are these changes still affecting the followers of Christ today?

Corinth – A Troubled Church

The church in Corinth had numerous spiritual problems, one of which was its tolerance of flagrant immorality. In his letter to this church, the apostle delivers a sharp rebuke. Happily, it produce a healthy result.

The Crucifixion of Christ

A study of the crucifixion of Christ in the light of history, archaeology, and prophecy yields a greater appreciation for this seminal event of human history.

What About the Bible and Slavery?

Does the Bible condone slavery? If so, how does the Christian reconcile this with the biblical concept of the intrinsic worth of every human being as a creature made in the image of God?

Is God “Schizoid”?

A writer suggests that the “God” of the Old Testament is harsh, while the “Christ” of the New Testament is gentle. This circumstance, he alleges, constitutes a conflict with reference to the nature of God. Does it? Examine this issue with us.

God’s Providential Use of Nations

Every serious Bible student knows that God has moved in international affairs across the centuries. But does he do so still today? This brief article probes this question.

Romans 9:22 – Is Eternal Punishment Fair?

Is it fair for God to punish the wicked for all eternity? Some believe that it is not, and have, therefore, developed a doctrinal view that denies this clear warning of scripture.

The Fig Tree Incident—A Contradiction?

Bible critics allege that Matthew and Mark contradict one another in their Gospel accounts relating to the “cursing” of the fig tree and the cleansing of the temple. This week’s Q&A segment addresses this issue.