The following articles are related to the topic of TEMPLE

Psalm 139:14 – Wonderfully Made

The language of this passage affirms that the human body is a work of intricate design and therefore could not have arisen by mere accident.

Exploring the Concept of Priesthood

The study of the concept of priesthood contains many valuable facets. It also is fraught with religious error. This article discusses both of these aspects.

God’s Great Plan in Perpetuity

If one looks at each of the three processes involved in the salvation of mankind — development, consummation, and revelation, he should see that each was effected in perpetuity, and none is being replicated today.

Who Was the Good Samaritan?

The parable of the “good Samaritan” has echoed down the corridors of time for the past 2,000 years. What makes it so memorable?

Baby Dedication Ceremonies: Expediency or Innovation?

The practice of having “baby dedication” services is becoming increasingly popular within some churches of Christ? Is this ritual a mere expedient, or does it reflect an unwarranted innovation? This article addresses this growing controversy.

Was Mormonism’s “Prophet” Misrepresented?

A critic has accused the Christian Courier of misrepresenting Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Mormon Church, with reference to one of his alleged “revelations.” Were we guilty of this infraction? Read this article and see.

Behold, the Man!

Pilate paraded Jesus before the crowd and exclaimed, “Behold, the man!” (Jn. 19:5). Significantly, this very phrase is found in an Old Testament prophecy that heralds the coming of Israel’s Messiah.

The Church Needs More Wise Guys

Many of life’s important lessons are found in the book of Proverbs. Although the basic truths contained therein are found elsewhere in the Bible, the Proverbs of Solomon are often vivid phrases that need to be memorized and recited when necessary. This study demonstrates the value of the book of Proverbs by looking at the opening statements of the book itself.

The Siege of Jerusalem

The destruction of God’s own city, Jerusalem, is a vivid warning to you and to me — of but yet another prophecy.

Let Me Die the Death of the Righteous

When the matter is duly considered, the Bible reveals that there are some similarities and also some significant differences in the deaths of the righteous and the wicked.

Sincere but Wrong—Dead Wrong

John Wayne “Punkin” Brown Jr. was a preacher for a Pentecostal-type church. He’s now dead. He still would be alive but for the fact that he believed false doctrine.

The English Standard Version Study Bible – A Review

Since its release in 2001, the English Standard Version of the Bible has gained popularity. We reviewed the ESV several years back and gave it commendation. Last year the ESV Study Bible appeared. While the study tools frequently are helpful, there are numerous danger spots characterized by doctrinal error. Those using this edition should be informed.

Our Eternal Abode

Will heaven be on earth as some have speculated? Or is their biblical evidence that heaven will be something apart from the physical planet on which we live.