A Decent Devil?

“It is notable that nearly all the poisonous fungi are scarlet or speckled and the wholesome ones brown or grey, as if to show us that things rising out of darkness and decay are...

A Baptism in the New Testament

It is interesting to go back in time to see the church in its primitive state….when the Spirit was still directly instructing Christians on how God wanted religion practiced.

Making Sense of the Old Testament

Some books you can take or leave one way or the other, and it won't make much difference. The Bible is not in that category. If you 'leave' it, you've lost the most important body of information in the world-and the key to your access to heaven. If you 'take' it (to be the Word of God), you labor under the serious responsibility of understanding as much of it as you possibly can.

Paternity Determined in Bethlehem Case

Where paternity of a child is in question, a court determines paternity based initially upon sworn statements and then upon testimony or other evidence. In the Bethlehem Case, the Father finally came forward. A definitive...

It Says It Right on the Cover

Holy. The holy Scriptures come from the holy God (1 Peter 1:16), were delivered by holy men (2 Peter 1:20–21), contain holy precepts (Romans 7:12), teach of holy things (1 Corinthians 2:13), were designed...

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.

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...

If only eight people were on the ark, where did the races come from?

The census of those on the ark included Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, Noah’s wife, and the three wives of his sons (Genesis 7:13). With these four men and four women, the earth was repopulated after the flood.

When the Fullness of Time Was Come

Why was Jesus born when He was?

Seven Ages of Man

R. M. Cornelius identifies “Seven Ages of Man”:  6 weeks—all systems go  6 years—all systems “No!”  16 years—all systems know  26 years—all systems glow  36 years—all systems owe 56 years—all systems status quo  76...