In 1 Corinthians 7:15, Paul affirms that if an unbelieving mate abandons his Christian companion the Christian is “not under bondage.” Some allege that this provides an additional cause for divorce — other than fornication (Mt. 5:32; 19:9). But is there real evidence for this position?
Sincere Roman Catholics, and some Protestants, allege that Paul uttered a prayer on behalf of a deceased brother in Christ. Is there merit in this allegation. There is not. Study this with us.
Does the Bible teach that there are different roles for men and women in the scheme of God’s plan for the church?
Some claim that Paul’s request for his cloak was a “trivial” reference, unworthy of the claim of verbal inspiration.
In one of his final prayers, Paul prayed for those who had neglected him. What can we learn from this selfless act?
In his second letter to Timothy, Paul mentions two men, Jannes and Jambres, who withstood Moses. Who were these men, and how did Paul know of them, since they are not named in the Old Testament?
What is the “kingdom” to which Peter refers in the passage? Study this important topic with us.
Is there New Testament authority for a woman to EVER teach a man in any circumstance?
The “Jehovah’s Witness” view of the “battle of Armageddon” is but one example of the ineptness of this group to analyze biblical prophecy.
This profile of the Ephesian church serves as an example for our learning.
By weaving together the data found in Paul’s prison epistles, one can get some feeling for how things fared for the apostle in Rome before being imprisoned again and finally departing to be with the Lord in his heavenly kingdom.
Influenced by society, many are looking for New Testament authority for expanding the role of women in the body of Christ.
How amazing it is that the deep and manifold longings of the antique pagan world were so wonderfully satisfied in the advent of God’s Messiah.
A study of church discipline, especially the ultimate act of withdrawal of fellowship
The Bible is not an ordinary book. It is the only revelation of God’s nature and will; it alone is “profitable for teaching, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteous” (2 Timothy 3:16). It can make us wise unto salvation, and the word is able to save our souls (2 Timothy 3:15; James 1:21). In this article, Jason Jackson discusses the importance of reading God’s word, and he offers some proven methods to boost your Bible reading.
Second Timothy chapter 4 contains a commentary upon the forgiving spirit of Paul. It also underscores the breathtaking mercy of the One who knows the true character of our hearts — even when we don’t live up to the highest ideal possible.
A controversial question is whether women should be used as translators in the public worship assembly. Some, who would object to the modern practice of women leading public worship, have no problem in using a female translator. Others object to the practice. Carefully study this question with an open mind. Let God’s word be our guide during this study.
What is it about the Bible that has made it the most influential book in the history of the world? Here are seven great truths that help answer that question.
An obsession is a persistent, compulsive preoccupation with something. It could be a person, an idea, a desire, etc. The New Testament condemns addictive, obsessive behavior as a spiritual abnormality.