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A Note from Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins is a British atheist who has attempted to find some degree of fame in recent years by defaming the existence of God with the use of some of the most virulent language of which the depraved human tongue or pen is capable. To those who know no better, he seems credible. To those to whom logic is a ... read more »

What Does “Amen” Mean?

"Occasionally, while the preacher is presenting a lesson, someone in the audience will say, 'Amen.' Is this practice in keeping with the Bible? If so, what does 'Amen' mean?" The term "Amen" is common to both the Old Testament and the New Testament, and it has a variety of uses, depending upon the context in which it is found. The ... read more »

Can I Be Happy in Heaven with Loved Ones in Hell?

"If I am a Christian, and my parents or other loved ones are not, and they die lost, how can I be happy in heaven, knowing that my family members are suffering in hell?" This is a question that has challenged the mind of every reflective child of God. There is no specific treatment of the issue in the Scriptures, ... read more »

Loving Life; Seeing Good Days

In his first epistle, Peter cites a phrase that quickly engages one's attention. "He that would love life, and see good days, let him ..." (1 Peter 3:10). Who could possibly resist not probing this captivating sentence for additional information? Who does not long to "love life"? Who does not cherish "good days"? The passage seems to provide the hope ... read more »

Are the Dead Conscious?

There is an ongoing controversy in the religious community as to whether or not human beings, after death, exist in a state of consciousness. The Watchtower movement claims: "The dead are shown to be 'conscious of nothing at all' and the death state to be one of complete inactivity" (Aid to Bible Understanding 1971, 431). Unquestionably, the Bible teaches otherwise. ... read more »

The Remarkable Robert Dick Wilson

Robert Dick Wilson was truly a remarkable gentleman. Bible students are indebted to him for the masterful work he did in helping to confirm the credibility of the Old Testament. Robert Wilson was born in 1856; he graduated from Princeton University at the age of twenty. He went on to earn both a Masters degree and a PhD. He then ... read more »

Answering the Fool

The inspired writer of Proverbs cautioned: "Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him." And then he said: "Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit" (Prov. 26:4-5). Is it not remarkable that these two statements, which appear so at odds, are found side-by-side? Do they contradict ... read more »

LaGard Smith’s New Book: ‘After Life’

LaGard Smith believes there must be a "radical" correction in the teaching of most Christians today (see Radical Restoration, Cotswold, 2001).His ongoing quest to achieve that goal is pursued in his latest book, After Life. Therein he challenges what he calls the "orthodox understandings" pertaining to death and eternity. While this book does address certain sectarian views, e.g., Watchtowerism, Mormonism, ... read more »

The Pain of Lingering Regrets

Nathan Hale elevated the term "regret" to a new high in 1776. Hale, a lad of twenty-one years, was a captain in the colonial army. He was arrested by the British as a spy and sentenced to hang. His courageous, final words were: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." More often than ... read more »

Wise Counsel About Friends from Proverbs

The book of Proverbs is a unique piece of inspired literature. Couched within its brief, memorable phrases is wise instruction for godly living. This instruction promotes the knowledge of what is right and the strength to live it. These principles are two pillars of divine counsel that permeate this book. Within this general framework, Proverbs touches a variety of concerns ... read more »