The Indestructible Word

God's Word shall stand forever.

But Before That…

In 1992, when Governor Kirk Fordice stated unreservedly, “America is a Christian nation,” the response bordered on hysteria. But before that... Congress declared 1983 to be the “Year of the Bible” and stated that the Bible,...

Does Mark 16:16 Belong in the Bible?

Some modern Bibles cast doubt as to whether the end of Mark (including Mark 16:16) belongs in the Bible. Some omit Mark 16:9–20 altogether. Others have a shorter ending after verse eight that says,...

The History of the Church of Ephesus in Time-Lapse Photography

Modern photography is amazing. With one lens, a photographer can zoom in on an object far and make it appear near. Then he can put on a wide-angle lens and get the big picture from close-up. What about applying time-lapse to history? Let's look at the church of Christ at Ephesus.

Four Truths about Rules

Christians are not subject to man-made rules. Paul warned against commandments of men such as, “Do not touch . . . taste . . . handle” (Colossians 2:21–22). Such rules, he said,...

Timeless Questions, Satisfying Answers

The Bible gives satisfactory answers to timeless questions.  What is the meaning of life? In Ecclesiastes, King Solomon experimented with possessions, pleasures, and philosophy to find meaning in life. He tried money, sex, and power....

Was Jesus born in a house, as Matthew says, or in a stable, as...

Critics of the historical accuracy of the Bible often find what they believe are contradictions among the writers of the gospel accounts because there are differences. Remember however, that a difference is not necessarily...

How Do We Know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

While there is ample historical evidence that there was a man named Jesus of Nazareth who lived in the first century, some question if we can believe His claims to be the Christ, the Son of God.

The World’s Most Popular Thief

History’s most popular thief is the one who died on a cross beside Jesus. He is one of the best-known characters in the Bible, although he is mentioned in only three of its 1,189...

Have You Oiled Your Bible?

Fred W. Cropp, President of the American Bible Society, once received a letter asking, “What do you recommend for keeping the leather of Bibles from getting stiff, cracking, and peeling?” His reply was, “There is...