The Lord expects his disciples to demonstrate a loving disposition, while, at the same time, defending the truth vigorously. All of us to some extent, have made errors in both of these areas. And sometimes, we do more harm than good when attempting to defend truth with incorrect reasoning. This is part two in a three-part series, “Defending the Faith with a Broken Sword.”
Answer a fool. Don’t answer a fool. What is the right thing to do?
The original languages of the Bible are three: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. If one wishes to be a careful student of the Scriptures, he will want to do some research concerning the biblical languages.
When the plan of salvation is so easy to understand, why do some go to such great lengths to obscure it?
Speech is a very special gift from our Creator. It is a fresh challenge each day to channel our words for good.
All of us who profess to following Jesus Christ would like to think we are “spiritual” people. But are we? There can be a vast chasm between merely being a member of the church, and being genuinely spiritual.
Pat Boone appeared on Larry King Live to ask for prayers and miracles on behalf of his grandson. Is his faith misdirected?
In a marvelous passage designed to inspire confidence in God’s oversight of our lives, Paul affirms that the Holy Spirit assists the Christian in his prayer life.
Many analysts see some serious “flaws” in what is called “the new Christian generation.” It does appear there are serious problems with many who identify themselves with Jesus Christ.
While the resurrection of Christ is generally recognized as the foundation of Christianity, his ascension is equally significant.
What is a miracle? What is the purpose of miraculous signs? Are genuine miracles happening today? What about the “miracles” of the so-called modern “faith-healers”? Do these indicate a miraculous presence of the Spirit in modern times? Study this important topic.
Does God speak to people directly today? Some claim that He does, and they validate their actions by appealing to alleged messages from Him. Is there any evidence for this theory? Are the Scriptures sufficient as the means for knowing God’s will? Read this article.
Why are there four gospel accounts that cover so much of the same material? Are the records harmonious or do they conflict?
Why are some prayers never answered? Is it possible that we may be guilty of hindering our own requests to the Lord?
A sincere lady lives in terror because she fears that she is lost and cannot find peace of mind. This week’s Penpoints attempts to address her problem and guide her in the right direction.
The book of Revelation ignites a confidence in the soul of every child of God — of any century. What a thrilling ray of hope this must have generated in the hearts of those early, suffering saints. Truly, it is the “gospel in miniature.”
Some sincere Christians contend that the child of God may not address Christ, either in praise or through prayer. Will this case stand in the light of critical investigation? Carefully study this issue with us.
There are many honest people working in the various fields of science, but it also is only fair to point out that there have been, and likely will continue to be, some real charlatans in the scientific community.
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.
This article is a response to professor Philip Hefner’s Newsweek article repudiating miracles.